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Archives for Planning For the Future

The One Big Step That Will Allow You to Live Comfortably in Retirement

We all need help being money-smart. Each of our Marshfield Mariner articles allow the team from McNamara Financial to tackle an issue that will build your financial planning skills. In this article, we’re discussing retirement. Living comfortably after we stop working is everyone’s goal. One way to help ensure that is to go into retirement mortgage-free. In “Money Talk: How to retire and live happily ever after,” Mike McNamara explains how retiring your mortgage at the same time you retire from work will eliminate your biggest expense at a time when income is also scaling back. Unfortunately, with the average homeowner
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Navigating the Maze of Social Security: There is Help!

  Sometimes understanding government benefits, such as social security benefits, can be overwhelming.There are many myths and misunderstandings about what Social Security is and how it works. Ever feel like you’re stuck in a maze of information and processes? Don’t hit roadblocks as you plan for retirement. Join McNamara Financial Services on May 14th as we host Social Security Expert Kurt Czarnowski, a 34-year veteran of the Social Security Administration, who will present on Social Security issues for those who are near or contemplating retirement. With better healthcare and longer life expectancy, we can anticipate spending more time in retirement than our parents and
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