Homeownership: The Good, the Bad, and the Expensive
A home is both an asset and a liability. It can be sold like an asset at some point in the future, but there are ongoing expenses that come with homeownership.
The Fundamentals of Inflation and How We Recover
How much do you know about inflation? Take our simple quiz to find out, and learn about the factors driving inflation today.
Every Retiree Needs a Spending Plan: Here’s Where to Start
Less restrictive than budgeting, spending plans are a proactive and flexible way to anticipate cash needs in retirement.
Go On a Treasure Hunt: Claim Back Your Own Assets
You might have assets sitting at the Pennsylvania Treasury that belong to you. All you have to do is claim them.
Beyond Financial Planning: Finding Vibrant Living in Retirement
Finding meaning and purpose after your career is a common concern. Here, we share ideas from “Vibrant Living,” a TV segment about developing a healthy, happy retirement.
Designing the Ideal Retirement: Keep Doing What You Love, Eliminate the Rest
Could a happy retirement still include working, but only doing the parts of our jobs we enjoy?
Are Pennsylvanians Saving Enough for Retirement?
Only 51% of Pennsylvanians have tried to figure out how much they need to save for retirement—and just 31% are satisfied with their current financial condition.
Do You Have an Accurate Vision of Retirement? If You Don’t Know Where You Are Going, It’s Going to Be Hard to Get There.
Retirement is not a date on a calendar; it is a journey that begins before our working career ends.
Tax Implications of Owning a Vacation Home: What Everyone Ought To Know
Thinking of buying a vacation home? Here are some factors to consider before you make your decision.
Tax Benefits of Continuing Care Retirement Communities
Don’t overlook these benefits.
Seven Sensible Things You Should Do Before Retirement
Are you ready for retirement?
Who Really Wants to be a Millionaire?
Becoming a millionaire doesn’t happen on its own: it takes planning and perseverance. Here are some steps you can take to grow your net worth.
How To Make a Retirement Budget: View Spending From the Top Down and Bottom Up
Some individuals have excellent records and can project what they will need. Many cannot. Here are two methods for gauging what your spending needs might be in retirement.
What is Your Life Expectancy?
The major components to life expectancy are genetics and lifestyle.
More on Implementing the Plan: PHASE 3 of the AGILE Retirement Journey
The “I” phase of an A·G·I·L·E retirement is considered a crucial time to fine-tune your transition into financial independence.
What is a Money Script?
We all have different “money scripts,” or things we tell ourselves about money that impact our financial decisions. Becoming aware of these thoughts—and the impact they have on our spending and saving behaviors—is important as you plan for and enter retirement.
Retirement Really is a Journey, Not a Destination
A successful retirement plan starts long before the last day of employment and considers both financial and lifestyle decisions along each individual’s unique journey.
The Biggest Key to a Happy Retirement? Your Health
By exercising regularly, watching what you eat, and getting enough sleep, you can slow the aging process and feel healthier than ever before in retirement.
What is YOUR Purpose in Retirement?
Finding ways to do what you love and setting personal goals can ease the transition from employment to a productive retirement.
5 Ways to Save for Retirement…before it’s too late
Are you saving enough for retirement? Read about target savings rates and see our strategies for closing the retirement savings gap so you can achieve financial independence.