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The Average Retirement Saver Targets These 3 Financial Goals: How Do You Compare?  |  Personal-finance

The Average Retirement Saver Targets These 3 Financial Goals: How Do You Compare? | Personal-finance

(Catherine Brock) Funding retirement is a hot topic for Americans. In a recent survey, Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) asked workers aged 25 and older to name their highest-priority, long-term financial goals. Not surprisingly, retirement-related goals topped the list. Specifically, respondents said they wanted to save and invest, plan for future healthcare needs, and strategize …

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The Average Retirement Saver Targets These 3 Financial Goals: How Do You Compare?  |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

The Average Retirement Saver Targets These 3 Financial Goals: How Do You Compare? | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Catherine Brock) Funding retirement is a hot topic for Americans. In a recent survey, Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) asked workers aged 25 and older to name their highest-priority, long-term financial goals. Not surprisingly, retirement-related goals topped the list. Specifically, respondents said they wanted to save and invest, plan for future healthcare needs, and strategize …

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3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62 |  Smart Change: Personal Finance

3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62 | Smart Change: Personal Finance

(Kailey Hagen) You’ve probably heard that delaying Social Security is the ticket to the largest checks — but that’s not telling the whole story. Holding out for a larger monthly benefit could actually shrink your lifetime benefit in some cases or cause you other financial problems. That’s why you’re better off signing up at 62 …

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