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Check These 3 Items Off Your Planning List Before You Retire

    Trying to decide when to retire? It’s a question that every worker faces at some point. In some cases your decision is made for you, because of health issues or employer restructurings. In an ideal world, however, you would get to retire at the time that’s right for you. There’s no universal correct…

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Self-Employed? 3 Retirement Account Options

For many, self-employment is a dream come true. You get to set your own schedule and make your own rules, and you may even get to do something you love for a living. If you’re like most entrepreneurs, your self-employment is the result of years of hard work and planning. While self-employment may be fulfilling,…

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Have You Included These Expenses in Your Retirement Budget?

A budget can be one of your most valuable financial tools as you plan your retirement. Your budget can help you plan your required income and make smart buying decisions. Unfortunately, most Americans don’t use a budget. According to a study from U.S. Bank, only 41 percent of American households rely on a budget to…

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3 Different Accounts to Save for Your Child’s Education

According to recent research from Fidelity, many parents are off track to fund their child’s college education. The study found that 70 percent of parents want to fully fund their child’s tuition and education costs. On average, however, parents are on track to cover only 29 percent of the costs by the child’s freshman year.1…

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3 Health Care Costs That Could Bust Your Retirement Budget

Planning on retiring soon? Do you have a projected retirement budget? If not, now may be the time to create one. It’s an important financial tool that can help you manage your spending and preserve your retirement assets. You can use your budget to plan for a wide range of expenses, such as housing, utilities,…

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More than 80% of retired Americans are stressed about their finances and health.  Joining them are the over  78 million Baby Boomers in the next decade.  Most are woefully unprepared.  The Retirement Peace Project provides non-commercial retirement education, planning and ongoing coaching.

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