Plugin Retirement Party

When Semiologic and Semiologic Pro was first created by Denis, WordPress was still in its infancy.  Now that it’s 2015, WordPress has greatly matured and Jetpack has brought wordpress.com functionality to those that self-host their blogs and websites.   Some technology, like RSS, has been supplanted by Facebook and Twitter news feeds.    Given all of […]

How can I get a mortgage while waiting for Federal Government to finalize my retirement payment?

Question by Scott: How can I get a mortgage while waiting for Federal Government to finalize my retirement payment? I retired from the Federal Government in May and have moved to a new state. I want to buy a house but have no documentation on what my retirement income will be. I have the estimates […]

Is using an immediate annuity and investing in mutual funds the best of both worlds for an early retirement?

by Rodrigo_Soldon Question by QueAndAy: Is using an immediate annuity and investing in mutual funds the best of both worlds for an early retirement? Lately, I’ve been thinking much about an early retirement. Have worked over 20 years in the same company. Plus, always good to prepare as I’ve seen friends and family get an […]

How much of your income should you put away for retirement???

Question by Win the West!!!!: How much of your income should you put away for retirement??? My company offers a 401K that I contribute too. I contribute 8% and my company gives me 12% (yes its true. 5% match, plus 7% automatic). My wife does not have a 401K at her job so we opened […]

Looking ahead to retirement, you sign up for automatic savings in a fixed-income 401K plan that pays 6%?

Question by Hamid K: Looking ahead to retirement, you sign up for automatic savings in a fixed-income 401K plan that pays 6%? per year compounded annually. You plan to invest $ 3500 at the end of each year for the next 20 years. How much will your account have in it at the end of […]