Turning 60? Ask Yourself These 4 Important Questions

PLUS: Your Secret Weapon for Retirement: A Roth 401(k)
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Turning 60? Ask Yourself These 4 Important Questions

Retirement is an exciting milestone, and planning becomes even more crucial once you get within a few years of saying goodbye to your career. Tony Drake of Drake and Associates lists four important questions you need to have an answer for as you turn 60 and inch closer to retirement. Plus: To Be Happy Now, Live Like You’re Already Retired

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Your Secret Weapon to Help Win the Retirement Saving Battle: Roth 401(k)

Thanks to their unique tax benefits and the higher amounts you can contribute, Roth 401(k)s have a lot going for them, when compared to their traditional 401(k) counterparts, notes Emanuel Avina of Avina Financial Group. Plus: What is Your True Wealth? Try our Net Worth Calculator and Find Out

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Market Plunge During Early Years of Retirement Can Cause Portfolio Death Spiral

Withdrawing money from a falling portfolio can be deadly for retirees. To guard against that, you might want to consider the guaranteed payments that annuities offer, according to Ken Nuss of AnnuityAdvantage. Plus: Annuities Just May Be the Broccoli of Retirement Planning

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Adopting a Child: Financial Advice for Hopeful Parents

How much does it cost to adopt a child? That depends on which method you use, as there are several different paths to parenthood. And there are several ways to help pay for it too, explains Erin Wood of Carson Group. Plus: 8 Tips for Raising Financially Independent Daughters Today

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Better Than a Charity? 10 Things You Can Do by Starting Your Own Foundation

Budding philanthropists can gain more freedom to get things done and help others by starting their own private foundation, rather than working through an established charity, advises Hannah Shaw Grove of Foundation Source. Plus: Kids Not Ready for Their Inheritance? Consider a Private Foundation

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