Year: 2019

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A Guide to Social Security: When Are You Eligible to Collect?

Are you getting ready to retire? Maybe you have a while to go but are getting anxious about how you’ll survive without your paycheck? Most Americans look forward to retirement as a time to truly enjoy themselves for the first time in their lives. Their kids are adults, they have grandchildren and can spend their […]

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How Much Do You Need to Save for Retirement?

Have you been saving for your retirement? Have you been saving as much as you need to live a comfortable life once you stop working?  If you’re like a lot of Americans, unfortunately, the answer is “no.” Many families in the U.S. have no money saved for retirement, and the median retirement savings for all working […]

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Luke Will Becomes CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) Professional!

Certification marks those who have met extensive experience and ethical requirements as well as coursework and examination Luke E. J. Will, CFP®, AAMS®, Financial Advisor of Navigation Wealth Management in Pewaukee, WI has been authorized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board) to use the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER(TM) and CFP(R) certification marks […]

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8 Questions a Financial Consultant Can Help You Answer

Navigating your finances is a full-time job that requires strict attention to detail. But do you really have the time, energy, and knowledge to keep your finances in order; everything from a monthly budget to retirement savings and more? Probably not. That’s why you need a financial consultant. A good financial consultant handles financial futures […]

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Not Only Stocks: Investing Activities Without the Stock Market

By some measures, investing is the number one way to go if you’re starting to think about saving for retirement. When you invest your money, you can watch it grow over time, sometimes in marvelous and unexpected ways. Beginner investors have a lot of questions, though. “Where should I invest and how much?” If you’re […]

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Retirement 101: Why Do I Need a Financial Advisor?

Are you investing in your retirement? Yes? Good on you. You’re one step closer to a financially secure life after work. But are you working with a financial advisor to help with the process? No? Well, you probably want to. Indeed, 54% of people investing in their retirement, without the support of an advisor, wish […]

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7 Major Signs It’s Time To Retire

It’s the ultimate gamble. Retire too soon, and you risk financial ruin or days on end of boredom. Wait too long, and you’ve missed the prime retirement years when you still have the energy (and good health) to enjoy your work-free days. How do you know when it’s time to retire? Well, there’s no magic […]

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The Age Old Question: When Should I Retire?

Have you ever asked yourself questions about retirement? For example, “how old do I have to be to retire?” or “how much do I need to save before I retire?” or even simply, “when should I retire?” If you’re a young adult, retirement probably seems so far off that you haven’t given it much, if […]

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What is The Best Age to Collect Social Security Benefits?

Are you tired? Tired of the daily grind, the rat race, of getting up every day and putting on a suit (or blouse)? If you’re in your sixties, you’re probably dreaming of retirement. And retirement means getting checks from the SSA (really from your past self) in the mail. But when should you start? Should […]

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Roth IRA vs Traditional IRA: What’s the Difference?

An IRA or individual retirement account is a good way for you to save for the future. As the name implies, you’re saving for retirement. When you go to open up and IRA, you may have the choice between a Roth IRA and a Traditional IRA. While both are similar in nature, each comes with […]

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