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relationships

How to Navigate Divorce Later in Life
Tips on managing the shock, financial instability, and new lease on life when divorce comes after you’ve already built a life together.
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estate

8 Mistakes to Avoid While Estate Planning
Putting affairs in order is critical for the financial health and overall wellbeing of those around you, but too often these mistakes make the process even more complicated and difficult.
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finances

6 Ways to Streamline Your Finances for Retirement
A guide to consolidating your accounts to minimize fees and penalties, secure your savings, and make planning for the future easier.
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goals

Why Government Speak Exists, and What You Can Do to Get Around It
We break down some of the worst financial jargon offenders and provide an antidote to the government speak designed to take power away from real people.
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Estate

8 Mistakes to Avoid While Estate Planning
Putting affairs in order is critical for the financial health and overall wellbeing of those around you, but too often these mistakes make the process even more complicated and difficult.
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Estate

Moving or Downsizing Guide in Retirement
If you’re looking to weigh your cost of living options, we’ve compiled the essential checklist you need to make the most of any retirement move or downsizing.
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Estate

Reverse Mortgage: Pros and Cons for Retirees
A reverse mortgage can free up cash, but the benefits are often short-term. Here's what to consider before signing on the dotted line.
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Estate

How to Save Money on Homeowners Insurance
Learn why having homeowners insurance is a must and the ways you can save hundreds of dollars every year on yours.
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Finances

6 Ways to Streamline Your Finances for Retirement
A guide to consolidating your accounts to minimize fees and penalties, secure your savings, and make planning for the future easier.
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Finances

The Rule of 55: A Way to Make Early 401K Withdrawals
If you’re in a pinch, you can make early withdrawals using the rule of 55, but it’s best to proceed with caution.
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Finances

How to Turn a Side Hustle Into Retirement Income
All the information you need to turn a passion into cash as you look to new income streams that can partially fund your retirement.
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Finances

How a Divorce Made This User Prioritize Financial Wellness
We shine a spotlight on Silvur user Claudia, who is using her past experiences to emphasize the importance of financial education and planning to secure a better future for herself.
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Social Security

Introducing The Social Security Caregiver Credit Act —and What This Means for Caregivers
It’s time to revise Social Security to protect those who exit the workforce for a period of time to care for others.
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Social Security

Social Security Survivor Benefits: A Silver Lining Despite the Sadness of a Loss
You shouldn't have to worry about money at a time like this.
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Social Security

Social Security Military Benefits Every Veteran Should Understand
You’ve served your country. Now it’s time for you to draw benefits. Here’s what you need to know about how your service impacts your social security benefits.
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Social Security

Social Security Spousal Benefits Loophole Could Increase Your Retirement Income
For some retirees, a loophole in the system allows them to claim additional benefits. Does the Social Security spousal benefits loophole apply to you?
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Taxes

New to Retirement School: Taxes in Retirement
Thought you’d be off the hook with taxes once you’ve retired? Think again. They’ll creep up on you if you don't plan accordingly.
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Taxes

Retirement Withdrawal Strategy: Tax Savings from Account Sequencing
By withdrawing certain retirement accounts first, you can save on taxes for yourself now and eventually, for your heirs.
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Taxes

What the American Families Plan Means for Retirees
A deep dive into Biden’s latest plan and how it could directly or indirectly affect the millions of retirees across the United States.
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Taxes

How to Prepare for the Taxes You’ll Pay in Retirement
When you’re compiling your retirement nest egg, don’t forget to plan for the taxes you’ll have to pay on some of those funds.
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Healthcare

Wellness Steps That Save You Thousands in Healthcare Bills
There are surprisingly easy steps you can take—and subtle warning signs you can learn to spot!—that can help keep healthcare costs manageable in retirement.
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Healthcare

Assisted Living vs a Nursing Home: How to Decide
What type of care do you envision for the future?
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Healthcare

Tricare for Life: A Military Health Insurance Option
Former military service members can save on health insurance in retirement using this unique benefit.
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Healthcare

Do You Need Life Insurance for Retirement?
Feeling like life insurance for retirement isn't necessary? Think again! Here's how to decide if it's right for you.
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Goals

Why Government Speak Exists, and What You Can Do to Get Around It
We break down some of the worst financial jargon offenders and provide an antidote to the government speak designed to take power away from real people.
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Goals

Silvur’s Cost-of-Living Calculator Shows Major Differences In Location And Impact On Retirement Across The U.S.
Did you know your cost of living can rise when you move to a different state? We compare all 50 states’ cost-of-living to show you how much it can impact your Retirement Score.
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Goals

Meet the Winners of Our New Retirement Normal Sweepstakes
Throughout the past year, Silvur users competed for the chance to win thousands in our sweepstakes. Check out how Kelley, Andrea, and Dirk plan to spend their prize, and how they use Silvur to help them plan for retirement.
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Goals

Turning 65 This Year? Here’s What You Should Prepare For
Before the birthday celebrations begin, use this checklist to make sure you’re prepared for changes coming your way and for maximizing your retirement benefits.
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Relationships

How to Navigate Divorce Later in Life
Tips on managing the shock, financial instability, and new lease on life when divorce comes after you’ve already built a life together.
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Relationships

Senior Living Communities: Stay Active and Age Gracefully
Senior living communities provide you with both care and community.
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Relationships

6 Important Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Retiring
Making sure you and your partner are on the same page about the complicated financial and emotional decisions of retirement will help you save money and avoid unexpected costs down the line.
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Relationships

Virtual Gathering Ideas to Socialize At-Home
How to transition your gatherings into a virtual state to continue social distancing.
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Wellness

How to Tackle the First Full Year: Transitioning to Retirement
Welcome to our series on life’s big transitions. First up: finding the tools you need to move forward and adjust to a new way of life after transitioning to retirement.
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Wellness

The Cost Savings of Staying Active, Even Without a Gym
Live streaming, tracking your daily steps, and other fitness and health hacks that can save money and keep you safe without sacrificing calorie burn.
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Wellness

Indoor Activities to Start Now for Retirement Life
Make the most of your indoor time to prepare for your retirement. These productive activities will help you stay healthy mentally and physically.
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Wellness

How to Keep Yourself and Your Finances Healthy
The CARES Act provides assistance to taxpayers—including retirees—and businesses affected by the outbreak. See if you can qualify for these benefits.
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Work Life

Combating Age Discrimination in the Workplace
A deep dive into the tools that can help you fight back against the ageism that runs rampant in workplaces across the country.
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Work Life

How to Cast Your Vote and Earn Income on Election Day 2020
Casting a vote is more than just a civic duty—it’s an opportunity to advocate for the future you want. And this year, participating further on election day could also help you save for the retirement future you deserve.
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Work Life

CARES Act: How to File for Unemployment Benefits
Nearing retirement but now you’re unemployed? You can still achieve your retirement goals. Here’s how you can claim benefits and get by until you find your next employer.
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