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The 5 years before you retire : retirement planning when you need it the most
Title:
The 5 years before you retire : retirement planning when you need it the most
Publication Information:
Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2014]

©2014
ISBN:
9781440569722
Physical Description:
239 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
How far away are you? -- Saving and budgeting for the next five years -- Income in retirement -- Find the right financial planner -- What to expect from social security -- Taxes and your retirement income -- What to expect from medicare -- Planning for health-care expenses in retirement -- Housing in retirement -- The family fortunes -- Creating a budget on a retirement income -- Common retirement pitfalls -- If you don't have enough saved.
Abstract:
Even though half of all Americans put money aside for retirement, it isn't until they reach their sixties that many realize that they haven't saved enough. With The Five Years Before You Retire, you'll hone in on what you need to do in the next five years to maximize your current savings and create a realistic plan for your future. This book guides you through each financial, medical, and familial decision, from taking advantage of the employer match your company offers for your 401k program to enrolling in Medicare to discussing housing options with your family. Covering every aspect of retirement planning, these straightforward strategies explain in detail how you can make the most of your last few years in the workforce and prepare for the future you've always wanted.
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