Financial Tools from Military America Saves!

America Saves Tools

Whether you keep your money in a bank account or cookie tin (caution: it’s not insured in a cookie tin or under your mattress), you can use the Saver’s Tool to make a savings plan and track your progress. Launch Tool

SaveAndInvest.org

Manage your money with confidence. SaveAndInvest.org is your source […]

Avoiding Retirement Fraud

Retirees are often the target of fraud. However, with some basic understanding of how scam artists work, you can avoid fraud and protect your hard-earned money. Learning how to invest safely can mean a huge difference in your retirement years. The following information is provided by Investor.gov. What can I do to avoid being scammed? […]

Investors Look Beyond Social Security to Fund Retirement

The results of the Investor and Retirement Optimism Index survey conducted by Gallup/Wells Fargo were announced last week.

Investors who have yet to retire look to retirement accounts, such as 401(k), IRA, and Keogh accounts (74%), and stocks or stock market mutual fund investments (40%) as major funding sources when they retire. Social Security ranks […]

Retirement Attitudes – 40% of U.S. Workers plan to delay their retirement, survey says

Retirement Attitudes

Forty percent of U.S. workers are planning to delay their retirement due to concerns about outliving their savings and fears of rising healthcare costs, according to a survey releasedthis month by consultants Towers Watson

Part II: Attitudes Toward Risk

The economic crisis compelled employees to rethink their attitudes toward risk. The second […]

Top 10 Ways To Prepare For Retirement

The Department of Labor provides a simple list of ways to prepare for retirement. After you review the information, you can use the link to the printer friendly version and print it out for your personal finance files and review it regularly, at least annually, to make sure you are on the right track for […]