5 Retirement Planning Myths Busted (To Help You Plan Your Finances Better)

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to financial myths related to retirement planning, there exists plenty. However, even the most well-informed people can sometimes fall prey to some of the existing retirement planning myths. Myth 1: There’s plenty of time to start retirement planning later.

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How To Use Life Insurance For Your Retirement Strategy

Dumb Little Man

Retirement. The idea of retiring and running out of money can be scary, particularly for someone who’s not prepared. It’s the fact that there’s no hard formula to help you know how much money you need to prepare for retirement. In reality, life insurance can offer more as long as you’re able to pick the right type and utilize it in your retirement income plan. Now, you’re probably wondering: How do I utilize life insurance for my retirement planning?

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Why Your Office Needs a Green Workplace Policy

Eco-Office Gals

If you have an office without a green workspace policy, it’s about time to put one in place! There are a variety of reasons to implement such a green policy, and if you’re looking to do so, ways to do it simply and without great cost.

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

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The Shift to Defined Contribution Health Care Plans

Small Business Labs

These plans promise an organization's employees a specified retirement benefit that's determined by a formula based on some combination of an employee's earnings, length of time with the firm and age.   Defined benefit retirement plans have almost disappeared in the private sector due to their overall costs and the unpredictable nature of their costs. These plans reduce costs and limit company risk.   Government Policy trends

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Disruption and the Analyst Industry

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 142

Newsweek Sold for $1

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 198

My Health Care Risk Shift Mistake

Small Business Labs

   The bottom line: I spent over $800 for x-rays that should have cost me $37.    Companies have shifted responsibility for retirement, career planning and health care to employees and government at all levels have reduced social support services.    In addition to shifting decision making to consumers, it also shifts some of the health care cost risks.    government policy Intuit 2020 Trends Report trends

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Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Time to think about the retirement fund.&# “We get to retire? No one ever told me that…&# We both know there’s no retirement fund in what we do. Businesspeople understand investment, as opposed to cost. Prices always tend towards marginal costs. But when Deb mentioned the words ‘retirement fund’ and I actually barked a laugh, I started to think. (A I am retired now, a blogger, paid by Adsense and affiliate revenue.

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GenY and Boomers: A Formidable Alliance

On The Job

Much has been made of the fact that baby boomers will be retiring in droves, leaving the field as worn-out warriors with their outdated ideas. First, there is the economic necessity to remain working , especially with the increasing costs of just going to the grocery store, the floundering stock market and of course, the housing debacle. In fact, according to author Tamara Erickson who just completed a book on retirement, GenYers like having boomers around.

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What To Look For In A Good Health Insurance Plan

Dumb Little Man

A good health insurance plan will help you cover the cost of illnesses and many other difficulties that might affect your financial security over the course of your life. Some of the more detailed benefits of a good health insurance policy include: Protection Against Unexpected Medical Costs.

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5 Financial Emergencies Everyone Must Be Prepared For

Dumb Little Man

Financial security and planning can help us achieve the life goals we have set for ourselves such as purchasing a vehicle, a house, funding your children’s education and marriage, saving up for your own retirement, and so on. Are you prepared for financial emergencies?

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Reviewing Insurance

Simple Productivity Blog

Our insurance agent retired, and a new man took his place. Soon afterward, we received a call that the new agent wanted to review our policies with us. However, we went last Saturday, and made some astounding discoveries: My husband was the beneficiary on his own life insurance policy.

2012 176

Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

Seeking better benefits; health, retirement, education assistance or flexible schedule. I needed health insurance and retirement opportunities and wanted to stay within the industry I had most of my career experience in. Overqualified but applied anyway – NOT a desperate move.

You're Hired! Understanding Job Benefits

Office Dynamics

The security and savings of a good insurance policy can save you enormous sums of money every year, which is what makes them so attractive to job applicants. Once you have an idea of which insurance plans you want, you can weigh the costs to see which best suits you.

2013 144

Small Business Labs: Self-Employed Using Fewer Employees

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 181

Silicon Prairie

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 178

An Economic Ode to the Great Plains

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 157

Outsourcing to Rural Areas of the US

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 130

The 2 Speed Economy - Big versus Small Business

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 161

Business Incubators Versus Coworking Spaces

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 191

MBO Partners: A Business Platform for Independent Consultants.

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 152

20 TED Talks for Small Business

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 172

The Structural Shift to a Contingent Workforce

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 225

CEOs Believe Technology is Rising in Importance

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 172

Ultralight Startups

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 178

Soaring with the Cloud - Free Online Virtual Summit

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 136

Why Aren't Newspapers Doing Social Shopping?

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 136

Dandelion Marketing

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 157

The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 157

Tablet Sales Forecasted to Explode

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 152

1 in 8 Consumers Forecasted to Cut or Eliminate Cable TV in 2010

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 161

Large Companies Recovering - Small Businesses Still in Recession

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 197

What is Freelance Camp?

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 142

3D Printing Comes Of Age

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 157

Dymo's CardScan iPhone App Illustrates Several Key Trends

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 147

Small Business Labs: The Growth of Private Company Stock Exchanges

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 130

Our iPad Review

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 157

Maker Faire Round-Up, From a Small Business Perspective

Small Business Labs

Defining Small Business Innovation 2010 Top 10 Small Business Trends Intuit Future of Small Business Resources The Changing Face of Entrepreneurs The Connected World of Entrepreneurs Disclosure Policy Emergent Research works with corporate, government and non-profit clients.

2010 147

Insuring Employee Retention

The Marq

A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death. Namely, attrition is “A gradual, natural reduction in membership or personnel, as through retirement, resignation, or death.&# In an About.com article titled, Fighting Employee Turnover Costs , Darrell Zahorsky explains variances in these costs. Feel free to share your thoughts and experiences with your company’s employee policies and attrition below.

2010 43

Administrative Assistant Conference Executive Perspective

Office Dynamics

During Mike’s 11-year tenure as CEO, Humana has gained a reputation as the industry’s leading people-focused innovator, leveraging products, processes and technology to deliver lower costs and a superior health-plan experience for Humana’s 10 million medical plan members and 7 million specialty members nationwide. He is on the board of the Business Roundtable and past chairman of the organization’s Health and Retirement Task Force. Welcome to our Speaker Series!

2012 100

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Ian Wilson THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG » Blog Archive » Ready To Retire Right Now?

2007 216

Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: Ignorance | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

You have to be a pregnant woman in the morning and a retired trucker in the afternoon. A costly mistake – in time, money, and damage to the company’s image and reputation.

2010 87