Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.IRAs can be an important tool in your retirement savings belt, and whichever you choose to open could have a significant impact on how those accounts might grow. IRAs, or Individual...
3 Ways to Calculate How Much to Save for Retirement

3 Ways to Calculate How Much to Save for Retirement

So, you need to save for retirement. The question is: How much do you need to save? Unfortunately, that’s hard to answer. In fact, according to a survey this year by Bankrate.com, more than six in 10 Americans don’t know how much money should be in their...
How to Use Mentoring in Succession Planning

How to Use Mentoring in Succession Planning

When it comes to grooming future leaders, organizations already have a tremendous resource in the form of their existing leaders. By encouraging these leaders to become mentors, they can not only pass along their experience and institutional knowledge but also help to...
Why Some Retirees Go Back to School at 65

Why Some Retirees Go Back to School at 65

IN THE 10 YEARS THAT Jacob Cohen, 70, has been retired from teaching, he has taken more than 100 courses at the University of North Carolina—Asheville, averaging three or four a semester. One of his favorite classes was about the history of life on earth, taught by a...
Why You Want a Retirement Plan in Writing

Why You Want a Retirement Plan in Writing

Setting a strategy down may help you define just what you need to do.Many people save and invest vaguely for the future. They know they need to accumulate money for retirement, but when it comes to how much they will need or how they will do it, they are not quite...