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4 Ways to Create Your Own Pension

Scott Hanson writes in his Kiplinger's article about four ways to create a monthly income similar to what a company pension would provide.

The Key Mistakes Investors Make in Retirement

It’s not easy being an investor when you’re young, but it gets even more difficult once you transition into retirement.

Many Americans Don't Enjoy Retirement

Scott Hanson's latest Kiplinger's column examines the ever-changing face of retirement.

What Life is Really Like in Retirement

Scott Hanson explains in his Kiplinger's article how retirement is about more than saving and investing, it's about planning your life in retirement.

What's the Right Asset Allocation for Your Portfolio?

Forget the traditional measurements and general rules of thumb. The right answer depends on your risk tolerance, time horizon and other factors specific to your situation

Don't Rush to Roll That 401(k) Into an IRA

Scott Hanson explains to a pre-retiree the adverse tax consequences of bad investment advice, and when to roll a 401(k) into an IRA.

6 Keys to True Financial Independence

Scott Hanson explores the 6 secrets to retiring free from financial worry.

It Pays to Know Your Pension Options

You may get to choose from several options for receiving your pension. In Kiplinger's, Scott Hanson provides answers on how to think through them.

Trusted Family Advisor Has You In Mind

Scott Hanson advises readers about an important relationship that must be established before either partner becomes terminally ill.

Just Say No to Life Insurance as a Retirement Fund

Retirement expert Scott Hanson's latest Kiplinger's column warns consumers about high-commission insurance investment products with complex tax loopholes.

To Roth or Not to Roth: Tax Diversification

Retirement expert Scott Hanson explains the difference between 403(b)s and Roth IRA savings accounts in Kiplinger magazine.

The Biggest Oversight in Most Americans' Retirement Planning

Retirement expert Scott Hanson writes about quality of life issues for Kiplinger magazine.

Dad just died, mom needs help

Financial expert, and Barron's Top 100 Independent Advisor, Scott Hanson, writes about retirement and asset allocation for Kiplinger.

Should I Take the Lump Sum on My Pension?

Retirement expert Scott Hanson writes about pensions and lump sum payouts.

Using an IRA to Make the House Payment

Scott Hanson discusses retirement and paying off your mortgage with an IRA.

Surprising Social Security Advice for High-Income Retirees

Scott Hanson writes in Kiplinger magazine about Social Security means testing and retirement.

Can I Give An Inherited Retirement Account to My Mom?

Scott Hanson writes in Kiplinger about retirement, being a benefactor, and inheriting a 401(k) or pension.

Don’t Be Sentimental with Inherited Stocks

Financial expert Scott Hanson writes about inheritances and stock liquidation.

A 401(k) for a New College Grad? Yes!

Better still If the employer offers a Roth option. The money inside the plan will grow tax-deferred, and with the Roth, it can be withdrawn tax-free in retirement.

Should You Save for Retirement in a 401(k) or Roth IRA?

All things being equal, saving the maximum into a Roth option provides the greatest chance of high, after-tax income during retirement.

Should You Save for Retirement or Pay Off Your Mortgage

If you are in a high tax bracket, max out your 401(k), earmarking some of those dollars for a future payoff during retirement.