5 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

You’re busy. I’m busy. Aren't we all busy? All our obligations often add up to crazy schedules and not enough down time. There are ways, however, to eliminate some of this busyness by simplifying our financial lives. Here are five tips to get you started:

Are You Ready for Health-Care Costs in Retirement

Are you prepared to cover the cost of retiree healthcare? Many Americans aren't. According to Fidelity Investments’ projections, a 65-year-old couple retiring now would require $220,000 in today’s dollars to cover their health-care needs in retirement. Because of the considerable cost, it’s important that Americans approaching the retirement milestone understand what their options are.

7 Tips to Jump Start Your Retirement

It’s a new year to put your retirement plans in order. Regardless of what your age is, there are steps you can take to boost your chances of having a successful retirement. Here are some suggestions to get you on the right path:

Why Switching Your Medicare Plan Could Be a Smart Move

If you are currently enrolled in Medicare, the status quo can be your worst enemy.

About 95% of Medicare beneficiaries stick with the coverage that they already have. This, however, is not a smart approach because the prices and offerings can change annually.