Compound interest is a marvelous force behind many of the world’s great fortunes. Let’s explore what you need to know about this critical factor in almost every successful retirement.Read More
At SmartDollar, we believe you deserve to retire with more than enough money to live a comfortable life when you’re finished working. But behind that belief, there’s a question that everyone must ask sooner or later: “How can I be sure I’m going to have enough to live on in retirement?”Read More
Whether you’re a new hire or an old hand, your company’s employee benefits are designed to help you win with money today and in the future—but you have to know how to make them work for you.Read More
As the start of a new year approaches, many companies schedule an open enrollment period for their employees to sign up for company-provided benefits. To help you make sense of all the options and decide which are best for you, take a quick look at a few of the most common terms you’ll see this open enrollment season.Read More
Your golden years have the potential to be the best of your life. Don’t let fear sidetrack your dreams. If retirement stress is getting you down, take heart—then take control with these two steps.
Just about everywhere you look these days, retirement is a hot topic. Beware, however, because some of the things you hear about retirement are just straight-up myths. Here are some of our favorite myths—along with the truth, of course.Read More
You know that investing for retirement is important—but why does it have to be so confusing? Almost 75% of workers under the age of 40 say they don’t invest because they don’t understand all the terminology.
Don’t worry. We’re here to help you understand a handful of these confusing terms.Read More
According to a Gallup poll, 70% of people age 30–49 say having enough money for retirement is their number-one financial worry, ranking far above their ability to pay their credit card payments, mortgage and other bills. Is it possible to get a handle on today’s obligations and plan for tomorrow too? It can be if you can avoid some of the most common ways we silently sabotage our chances for a secure retirement.Read More