4 aggressive moves in your 40s to achieve long-term financial goals

Sandra Block, Senior Associate Editor, and Kiplinger's Personal Finance •
Kiplinger

The kids are old enough to drive themselves to band practice, and you’re planning an anniversary getaway with your spouse. Life is good. But college bills loom, and you’re neglecting your retirement accounts as you sock away money for college. Beef up investing. Saving for retirement is the priority. First, max out contributions to your

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Help your employees plan for retirement: 4 tips from a business owner and financial planner

Peter Racen •
Business2Community

Employee benefits have become a defining issue in the United States. Much media attention has been given to the new parental leave policies at Netflix and Facebook, and debates rage on about the effectiveness of the Affordable Care Act. But behind the headlines, small business owners are simply striving to provide fair, attractive plans to

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Older couples face money battles

Eleanor Laise, Associate Editor, and Kiplinger's Retirement Report •
Kiplinger

Of all the changes that retirement can bring, this may be the least welcome: an escalation of money spats with your spouse. As couples approach retirement, they are more prone to argue about how much to spend, how much to save, how to invest and how much financial help to offer their adult children. Such

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