If your estate plans include leaving behind a money to your children, should you tell them about it ahead of time or make it a surprise? There are arguments for both sides and we’ll share some of our guidance on that topic. Plus, we’ll cover annuities, retirement income, trusts, and investment strategy on this mailbag edition.
Being mentally ready to retire and financially ready are two completely different things. You might be prepared to call it a career but does your financial situation match your readiness? Let’s look at four milestones that might indicate you’re in a position to retire. Have you hit all these yet?
On the final installment on our series about the missteps that savers make along the way, we turn our attention to something most people love to do: spending. Savers aren’t the best at this because it’s a complete shift in mindset, but there will come a time when you need to spend the money you’ve been working so hard to accumulate.