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. Here are 5 retirement planning myths that we really need to abolish as fast as possible. Myth 1: There’s plenty of time to start retirement planning later. One of the biggest mistakes that you can commit is to procrastinate retirement planning.

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6 Secrets To Create An Effective Retirement Plan

Dumb Little Man

But then, someone talked to you about retirement planning. Retirement plan is so not sexy”, you think. A thought of retirement plan crossed your mind, but it’s not a good time. You started to worry about your retirement. You looked into some retirement plans and were amazed at how compound interest worked. If you saved $1,000 a month, when you retire, you could have around $500,000. If you start your retirement savings early, that’s great.

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Top 4 Tips for Getting Your Finances Ready for Retirement

Dumb Little Man

It might be tempting to continue dumping as much money as possible into your retirement accounts, but it is almost always more efficient to settle your debts first. Unless you and your financial manager have decided that your retirement accounts are earning much more interest than your current debt, you should try to settle your other loans first. Entering into retirement with absolutely no debt can be one of the most freeing situations you will ever experience.

Retirement Made Easy: Tips To Make The Transition Simple

Dumb Little Man

At some point in your life, you may have to retire. To make your transition more simple, here are some of the best retirement planning tips you can try. At your retirement party, network with other coworkers who’ve already retired to see what jobs they’ve taken up. Just because you feel like you have saved enough money does not mean you are already financially prepared for retirement. See Also: Retirement Activities that are Financially Viable.

Are baby boomers suffering more than other workers?

45 Things

Many in the baby boomer generation had planned on retiring by now. You've got people who are worried that if they live 30 years past retirement, will they be able to support themselves? While you might think you have a tidy nest egg for retirement, what happens if a spouse or family member becomes ill? Don't self-medicate. The temptation for them right now is to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol."

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Saving Tips for Millennials: How to Create a Personal Financial Plan for the Future

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A lot of Millennials are delaying important things like saving for retirement or typical milestones like buying a house. Creating a personal financial plan and setting goals shouldn’t be a problem that you put on the back burner until you decide to buy a house or retire.

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Simple Money Hacks That Every Millennial Needs To Know

Dumb Little Man

It’s mean to be used to cover medical expenses, family responsibilities, or – as is becoming increasingly common – job loss. Save For Retirement. Whether you are busy saving for a new car, a pair of shoes, or a home, retirement isn’t getting any further away. The best way to tackle retirement savings is to start setting some money aside each month and make the most of any retirement saving schemes offered by your government.

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7 Ways to Boost Your Financial IQ

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As an example, you can save money in an emergency savings account or save it in your individual retirement account. For instance, saving money when you have it can help you overcome issues, such as medical emergencies or loss of employment.

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Top Tips For Improving Sleep You Really Need to Try Now

Dumb Little Man

For some, it is due to a medical condition while for others, it is caused by the things they do on a daily basis. It should start about one hour before you finally retire to bed. If you have to, then simply write them down on a piece of paper and leave them by your bedside as you retire to sleep. Being unable to have a good sleep at night is a problem for millions of people around the world.

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What To Look For In A Good Health Insurance Plan

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When you have health insurance and get hurt or sick then your policy will be a blessing since a certain percentage of the medical and care bills will be paid by your insurance company. A good health insurance policy is often one of the most crucial parts of a well-planned retirement portfolio since healthcare costs become higher as you get older. Some of the more detailed benefits of a good health insurance policy include: Protection Against Unexpected Medical Costs.

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5 Reasons Being Self Employed Sucks

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Retirement Benefits. Contributions to a retirement plan are usually matched by an employer, and many businesses offer pensions and other benefits to ease the transition into old age. In the United States, medical, dental, and vision insurance is usually covered by an employer sponsored plan. While the self-employed can invest in a tax-sheltered, individual retirement account, there are no matching contributions made from an outside benefactor.

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Eugene Schwartz’s 5th Rule of Great Marketing (Unabridged)

The Solopreneur Life

You’ve got a market out there that wants security in retirement. You’ve got a market out there that wants alternative healing outside of the pain and embarrassment inflicted upon them by the medical profession. E ugene Schwartz was a marketer and copywriter. His sales copy and letters generated more than $150 million in sales. Later he became a renowned collector of modern art.

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Should City Governments and other Businesses look to Virtual Services to Save Money?

Tips From T. Marie

The article discussed how the City of Hickory, NC proposed offering early retirement to 84 of their employees. Reading the details of what would be offered in exchange for taking the early retirement deal didn’t really strike me as a wonderful option for those 84 people., Even the medical field , infamous for paperwork, is transitioning to electronic files.

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Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

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Companies that offer a six benefit plan — that’s medical, dental, vision, life, etc. That said, 70% of employees want more than just medical benefits. Employees want well-rounded benefits, including things like retirement plans, professional development, and better workplace culture and perks. Baby Boomers want things like long-term care insurance and retirement coaching. Turnover is a serious problem in many businesses, especially as the economy grows stronger.

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How To Have A Growth Mindset About Money

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People are stuck living paycheck to paycheck, not saving enough for retirement and emergencies , and the result is always catastrophic. For those who are unfortunate enough to have any sort of medical needs, making ends meet is just not a financial possibility in many cases. More than 75% of Americans have at least one financial regret, and is it any wonder?

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Dan Anton: SEO CEO Birthed in the Fires of Iraq

Small Business CEO

He ascended to the rank of Major, where on his second tour, was injured in combat by an IED, medically retiring.… The transition from employee to CEO is typically engineered out of mental necessity, protection of the ego; whether it’s being disrespected, unappreciated, underpaid, the gamut of reasons is extensive and certainly valid in the eyes of the employee, turned would-be CEO. What if you loved your current role, and never had plans on leaving?

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6 Really Important Questions You Should Ask Before Getting Married

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Is it important that you have a plan for retirement? She had been on bipolar medication with on and off depression for a year but had not disclosed this to her new husband. He knew she was on some medication, but he did not know the details. Are you ready to get married? Having a discussion right from the start of a relationship that you are looking for a life partner is a great approach.

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Smoking and Productivity: 7 Good Reasons to Quit Smoking

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Smokers also retire much earlier than non-smoking workers due to the health problems associated with smoking. As proof, a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggested that smokers had a 24% less chance of finding employment. Smoking is no longer allowed indoors. In some places, they also aren’t allowed outdoors. This caused smoking rates to decline dramatically. For the economy, that was good news.

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SURROUND yourself with a team of experts to make you and your organization SHINE!

Office Dynamics

Truth be told, I had no intention when I first returned to the workforce after being a stay-at-home mom of working for the rest of my life or until heaven forbid, retirement. Much too important to be overlooked, it is imperative you include someone on your team with expertise in safety and security and that you have a Medical Risk Management and a Crisis Management Plan in place. .

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Top 5 Uncommon Jobs In The US And How To Get Them

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There are a number of medical schools who require people to sleep for medical trials and it can let you earn over $10,000. The only downside is that you have to be wired up to a range of medical devices to track your sleep patterns. Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who are responsible for the safety of patients before, during and after surgery. When he retired, he was on a salary of $150,000.

2017 138

What Is Passive Income?

The Solopreneur Life

The doctor goes to college and then medical school so they can charge more per hour for their time, but it still comes down to billable hours or how many patients they can see in a day. Save Money – Many people set up passive income streams to use as savings for retirement, higher education, or healthcare emergencies. What Is Passive Income and How Do You Do It? Basically, it’s the opposite of trading dollars for hours.

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Are You Willing to Do What it Takes to Be Happy?

Dumb Little Man

He was a simple, hardworking, beer drinking man who passed away at the age of 65; just after retiring. Credit cards, medical bills, etc. I was a happy kid for the most part, a bit shy—which is a form of self-centeredness, but that’s a whole different story. Growing up on a farm in the Midwest, I had an ideal childhood. Great sister and loving parents, I was destined for great things.

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Important Tips for Safe Online Dating

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Back in 2012, one woman found her online lover of two years was a scammer who had taken her for more than $1 million , after she had liquidated her retirement, investments, and even some of her parents’ savings. Usually, it will be for things like medical expenses or even travel expenses to visit the victim. Can online dating be done safely? Older generations might warn that the only people doing online dating are serial killers.

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What Is Passive Income?

The Solopreneur Life

The doctor goes to college and then medical school so they can charge more per hour for their time, but it still comes down to billable hours or how many patients they can see in a day. Save Money – Many people set up passive income streams to use as savings for retirement, higher education, or healthcare emergencies. What Is Passive Income and How Do You Do It? Basically, it’s the opposite of trading dollars for hours.

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Self-Improvement: Spruce Up Your Appearance

Office Dynamics

I stayed with the new stylist for several years until she had to retire from the business due to medical reasons. Welcome to the last Monday of September! When was the last time you changed your hair style? Color? What about your eyewear—is it modern and attractive for your face shape? When was the last time you spent hours in a clothing store trying on styles or colors that you never would have touched in the past? Talk about noticeable self-improvement.

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MBO Partners: A Business Platform for Independent Consultants.

Small Business Labs

  Their infrastructure service includes (from their website):  "group health benefits, retirement programs, a business and medical expense reimbursement program, billing and invoicing, and more." Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.

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6 Ways to Simplify Your Finances This Year

Simple Productivity Blog

Create files for un-reimbursed medical expenses, job-related expenses, job search expenses, education expenses, and charitable donations. Plus, once you incorporate these tasks into your life, you may find it easier to plan and save for other things, like your retirement or your child’s college education. This post was written by a guest author. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines.

More Evidence Facebook is Taking Over the Web

Small Business Labs

Posted by: Medical Advice | May 05, 2010 at 09:46 AM yes. Small Business Labs Tracking and Forecasting the Trends Impacting the Future of Small Business Welcome to Small Business Labs Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research , covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business. Follow us on Twitter Emergent Research EMERGENT RESEARCH is focused on better understanding the small business sector of the US and global economy.

When Your Boss is "Out of Office": E-mail and Voicemail

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If your boss is away because of an illness you will want to protect his or her privacy and not give out any of their confidential medical condition to callers, but be very general in your voicemail message. Out of office for someone who is no longer with the company I was on an interactive admin assistant forum and someone wanted to know how to compose an out of office message for someone who was retiring and they were looking for suggestions on what to write.

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Standard Operating Procedures: Tips for Creating Business Systems | Office Organization & Office Efficiency | OfficeArrow


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More Words Derived from “Pend”

Daily Writing Tips

A dispensary, meanwhile, is a location for giving out medicine or medical treatment. The noun pension refers to money a company or government gives to a person who has retired after working for the entity. A previous post lists words stemming from the Latin verb pendere , meaning “weigh,” and containing the root pend. This follow-up adds disguised words that have the same derivation.

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10 Ways Over-Productivity Can Affect Your Health

Simple Productivity Blog

Without routine checkups and medical tests, you will remain unaware of any pathological development that might become serious over time. John Smith is retired RN and runs a nursing uniform store NursingUniforms.net. This post was written by a guest author. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines. Over-productive people are probably lauded at the workplace and appreciated by one and all.

2011 166

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!

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Why Employers May Not Be Hiring Veterans

45 Things

While some veterans do suffer from severe PTSD and need medication and counseling, others are able to cope with minimal assistance, experts say. I've been at Walter Reed (Army Medical Center) and seen these senior executives with our wounded warriors and they thank (the veterans) for their service, take some photos with them, shake their hand — and then the veterans never hear from them again," Ronn says. "If Do you know a veteran? Do you know a veteran who can't get a job?

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It’s charm school for Delta Airlines

Service Untitled

An example of dealing with a customer’s lost luggage which contains necessary medications may first have been viewed by an agent as a stupid mistake the passenger made for checking a bag with medicine. Don’t just physically be there because it is your job, and you only have 26 months, two-days and four hours left until you are eligible for retirement benefits.

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On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

In Ontario, Canada, it is no longer mandatory to retire at 65 years of age and the baby boomers are fast approaching this age. A smaller company with a tight budget might hire younger and cheaper, although most specialized areas such as medical or financial would probably want to hire someone with experience. In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom. By 1995 when I tried to get back into the administrative field the landscape had changed.

2008 100

Are Your Friends Sabotaging Your Business?

Men With Pens

By the time I expensed medical, insurance, retirement etc, I barely broke even. I met Lisa when she hired me for a business consultation about her new copywriting venture. She had a picture of bright red, luscious cherries on her site… and I couldn’t resist liking her from day one.

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Tips for Being Happier at Work

45 Things

They used to say "it's a job," meaning that it was a paycheck and a way to put food on the table and save for retirement. If the janitor works for a medical research company, for example, he's helping even more people because his diligence in keeping areas safe and clean and that will mean that medical researchers will be better able to do life-saving projects. Are you happy with your job? There have been times I've loved my job, but didn't like the company where I worked.

Not all accountants are created equal (how do you choose an.

The Small Business Blog

After all solicitors, medical doctors etc all have to be formally qualified and people assume the same of accountants. I have retired to writing so it’s no longer any problem to me for telling the truth. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes.

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Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

45 Things

They can’t even look forward to retirement, because they’re going to have to work longer now. Hi, Anita, This post breaks my heart and I dont know if I have many answers other than to say if there were ever a time to start medicating, visualizing and doing yoga, this would be the time.

2009 40

The Letter “Z” Will Be Removed from the English Alphabet

Daily Writing Tips

Think of all the medications that would have to be pulled off the market…Zoloft, Zyvox, Zegerid, Ziac and Zetia…What about Zorro, Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Stardust, Ziggy from the comics, Warren Zevon (RIP) and Zooey Deschanel? My shrink is trying to find a medication that will work for my OCD LOL. These guys, i think have crossed the retirement age or they are retired and have nothing to do.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Has Workplace Loyalty Gone to the Dogs?

45 Things

Employees are bruised and battered (at least psychologically and financially) by companies who have sacked them, forced them to take unpaid leave and slashed pensions and medical benefits. Scot, When I was a senior in college and my dad was 10 months from retirement, he was laid off, as were 900 other people at the refinery in my small town.

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Customer satisfaction getting worse among large retailers

Service Untitled

This cuts down on the overhead; no more expensive medical or life insurance coverage required, pensions, paid holidays or high salaries. Replaced by minimum wage earners who have little expertise as compared to the wealth of knowledge now forced to retire or face unemployment lines, customer service equally takes a nose dive. The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) shows customer satisfaction dropping to a level on par with the recession of 2008.

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