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Retiring On Dividend Earnings

One of the challenges many older investors encounter when retiring is controlling their cash flow to provide appropriate retirement earnings. Unfortunately, common stock dividends come with no assurances as they can change. Companies are not required to pay them, and companies that do can suspend their dividends anytime as their business requirements dictate. Since there are no guarantees for dividends, […]

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Posted by bobrichards - February 22, 2012 at 4:18 pm

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Stocks For Retirement Income

A problem that affects numerous retired people is to create retirement income in the face of the growing cost of living. Despite moderate inflation, costs of living have a tendency to rise with time. This could reduce the purchasing power retirees can obtain from fixed income investment strategies, even while they need to meet higher expenditures. Where are you able […]

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Posted by bobrichards - December 6, 2011 at 4:37 pm

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Strategic Retirement Investment Options

Strategic Retirement Investment Options

The hypothetical scenario: ‘You’re in your mid-60s and finishing your last year of working. You and your wife both receive Social Security totaled at about $20,000 per year and you have about $500,000 in your IRAs. With your job you’ve been breaking even spending about $45,000 a year. You’re a conservative investor. Question: What retirement investment options do you have […]

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Posted by bobrichards - July 22, 2011 at 10:24 am

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