Tag: retirement

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Only 13 percent of older workers take advantage of the “catch-up” contributions to their retirement accounts permitted by the IRS for anyone over 50, according to new data provided by Fidelity Investments. This is hardly surprising, since prior research has estimated that only about 10 percent of all workers are contributing the maximum $17,500 per…

Piecing together Social Security

You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometimes you just might find you get what you need. Rolling Stones, 1969. There is nothing better that most people can do to get what they’ll need in retirement than delaying when they start collecting Social Security. The recent PBS documentary, “The Retirement Gamble,”…