The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans issued an investor bulletin, Planning for Diminished Capacity and Illness.
By Alecia D. Blair, Military Saves Communications Associate
Let’s face it. A military pension and social security will likely not be enough to sustain a comfortable standard of living during retirement. So, enhance your retirement savings for tomorrow by enrolling and saving automatically in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) or other employer-sponsored retirement plan today.
Start Your Planning Today During National my Social Security Week
Want to know how much money you will be getting from Social Security when you retire? This week is a perfect opportunity to open your online account and learn about your future Social security benefits. It’s easy, open a free account at SocialSecurity.gov/myaccount.
Happy Military Consumer Protection Day! Join us for a Twitter Chat hosted by the Federal Trade Commission today at 2 p.m. EDT to promote awareness of consumer issues for the military and learn where to get assistance!
By Lauren Welch, AFC, Financial Counselor & Owner of Thrive Financial Counseling
If you are just exiting high school, you might have been fortunate enough to take a personal finance class. If you’re a millennial (like me) and your parents did not teach you financial fundamentals, you may have left high school and entered into the real world without the tools to succeed financially.