The Complete Idiot's Guide to Retirement Planning, 1st Edition

  • Jeffrey Wuorio
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  • ISBN-10: 1436294533
  • ISBN-13: 9781436294539
  • DDC: 646.79
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 368 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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A necessary plan for a secure and comfortable retirement. Everybody wants to retire with personal and financial peace of mind. But the question is always; will there be enough money to fund a comfortable lifestyle? That's where this book comes to the rescue, addressing every conceivable concern - from healthcare to Social Security - about setting up a sound plan for retirement. And it's never too late to start.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Retirement Basics.
2: Retirement has Changed.
3: Who's Retiring Now?.
4: Your Retirement Goals—A Self-Assessment.
5: The Issue of Money—A First Look.
6: Where might the Money Come from?.
7: The First Part of the Plan: Basic Financial Steps.
8: Where the Money Comes from.
9: On the Job.
10: Social Security.
11: Let's Hear It for IRA!.
12: The Basics of Investing, Part One: Mutual Funds.
13: The Basics of Investing, Part Two: Stocks.
14: The Basics of Investing, Part Three: Bonds and GICs.
15: Timing is Everything.
16: If You're Young.
17: Midway to Retirement.
18: Ready to Retire!.
19: Making Sure It Lasts Long Enough.
20: Key Financial Concerns.
21: The Tax Man—Older but Still Around.
22: Health Insurance.
23: Retirement Communities and Long-Term Care Insurance.
24: Other Insurance Issues.
25: Estate Planning.
26: When It's not Enough.
27: Retiring on a Shoestring.
28: Retire–Then Go to Work.
29: Alternate Living.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Retirement Planning Worksheets.
About the Author.