Best Retirement Planning Advice – Top Tips
I was recently asked by someone in the media for my top retirement planning tip. In truth there are many ‘top tips’ but none of them are relevant until you’ve had a conversation about what you want to do in retirement. Picture what your retirement looks like and the rest will quickly fall into place.Will the Bond Rally Last?
Looking at the chart above, it quite obvious that bonds have outperformed stocks in 2010. The S&P 500 (red line) is down 2 percent while TLT, the ETF for long-term bonds (blue line) has rallied 17 percent since the start of this year.Retirement – Are You Financially Ready to Retire?
Who do you want to inherit your pension, the insurance companies, the pension companies, the government or your kids? I’m guessing that you and 99.99% of the population would rather leave your pension to your children rather than one of the other parties mentioned, but that’s not how it works on the UK. After many years of saving you may buy an annuity that will pay you a guaranteed income every year until death.5 Advantages to Using a Financial Planner
Many people do not use financial planners because they are not sure of the advantages, but financial planners have become more popular with many people looking to secure their future. A financial planner is there to help you secure your future so that as you age and enter retirement, you are going to have a nice nest egg built.Finding the Right Investments For Retirement
If you are at the age of retirement and you want to invest, this is something everybody wants to do, or if they don’t they usually think about it. What stops people are usually the amount of options that are available. There are a lot of on-line resources that can help people figure out and get started with their retirement plans.