Asked by calalexa
Answered by David Skow, Mortgage BrokerPRO+ in Seattle , WA
Check with the Social Security office in your area and also check the details in your divorce decree and paperwork.

Asked by Cortland
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®PRO+ in Redmond, WA
It may be more helpful for you to think of it as cash flow: "Every month Uncle Sam makes a pension deposit and a Social Security deposit in my bank account of $XX and...
Asked by dhuff78181
Answered by Dave Bradley, Investment Manager (Financial Advisor) in North Charleston, SC
Hi dhuff78181 This seems like a duplicate. Therefore, please see our answers under your original question. Thanks and feel free to follow-up with us.  
Asked by Brett Lyle
Answered by Michael Hoffman, RFC, CLU, ChFCPRO+ in Grass Valley, CA
Brett, the key to your answer is in your question, "long term". Any investment or savings decision should be weighed against your particular risk tolerance. In very...
Asked by an anonymous user
Answered by Steve Stanganelli , CFP®, CRPC® in Amesbury, MA
Because you have a whole lot of moving pieces, I strongly suggest that you consider consulting with a planner, preferably a fiduciary like a CFP(r) professional and so...
Asked by Theresa
Answered by Kim Miller, CFP®PRO+ in Redmond, WA
If you haven't started yet, it will be way more than you want to. What are your likely monthly expenses in retirement? Start with that and work backwards - a compoun...
Asked by Henry
Answered by John Cole, Insurance AgentPRO+ in Indian Trail, NC
I like annuities and life insurance. 401k's and IRA's can be a good investment but to be honest there's too many hidden fees in those products. In today's economy in r...
Asked by yancy
Answered by Pamela J. Horack, , CFP®PRO+ in Lake Wylie, SC
Hi Yancy! It pays to take a look at what your employer plan offers. On the plus side, the money comes out of your paycheck automatically, so it's super easy. You can c...
Asked by an anonymous user
Answered by Christopher Nesbitt, Insurance Agent in San Clemente, CA
Yes, I highly recommend you "take the money and run". And yes, you can put it in an IRA. But note that an IRA is just a framework for investments, not a description f...
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