There is still time to save $5,000 ($6,000 for age 50+) for retirement for the 2011 tax year. You have until April 17th. Learn more in this week’s Financial Tip.
For those in the U.S. military, the government offers the Thrift Savings Plan, as a retirement savings vehicle. For those with more than 20 years of active duty service, the government offers between 40-50% of his pay for the rest of the veteran’s life.
According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute’s 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey, 74% of workers plan to work in retirement, but historically only about three in 10 retirees have been able to do so. If you plan to work during retirement, consider how you might adjust your plans if ill health or job loss prevented employment. Learn more in this week’s financial tip.