2017 Jul

The US is losing ground when it comes to retirement security

2017-07-27T04:29:58+00:00

The US is losing ground when it comes to retirement security The U.S. is falling further behind other countries. Norway, Switzerland and Iceland rank highest on a global retirement security index. All your retirement dreams can come true, just maybe not in the U.S. Among the leading nations for retirement security, the United States didn't [...]

The US is losing ground when it comes to retirement security 2017-07-27T04:29:58+00:00
2017 Jul

America’s Pension Bomb: Illinois Is Just the Start

2017-07-03T16:39:47+00:00

KDK Blog Post - 2 America’s Pension Bomb: Illinois Is Just the Start We’ve been hearing it for years: America’s public pensions are a ticking time bomb. Well, at long last, the state of Illinois is about to expose just how big this blowup could be. As of the 2015 fiscal year, Illinois had promised [...]

America’s Pension Bomb: Illinois Is Just the Start 2017-07-03T16:39:47+00:00
2017 Jul

4 ways to tap your retirement funds earlier than normally allowed

2017-07-03T16:37:01+00:00

4 ways to tap your retirement funds earlier than normally allowed Qualified retirement accounts can offer great tax advantages for people saving for retirement. Those advantages work incredibly well if you use them to save for several decades and then retire at age 59 1/2 or later, but if you need to tap your money [...]

4 ways to tap your retirement funds earlier than normally allowed 2017-07-03T16:37:01+00:00
2017 Jun

Almost half of Americans die nearly broke

2017-06-11T21:27:13+00:00

Almost half of Americans die nearly broke Americans aren't known for being great savers. In a recent GoBankingRates study, 69% of adults admitted to having less than $1,000 in the bank, while 34% said they actually don't have any savings at all. But apparently, this collective lack of savings doesn't get all that much better [...]

Almost half of Americans die nearly broke 2017-06-11T21:27:13+00:00
2017 Jun

5 things to give up if you want to be debt-free

2017-06-11T21:23:38+00:00

5 things to give up if you want to be debt-free Debt is easy to rack up — but hard to pay off. That's why it's no surprise that Americans surpassed $1 trillion in credit card debt last year, the highest level since the Great Recession. However, if you're willing to buckle down, becoming debt-free, and doing it [...]

5 things to give up if you want to be debt-free 2017-06-11T21:23:38+00:00