The New Working Woman's Guide to Retirement Planning

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The New Working Woman's Guide to Retirement Planning
Saving and Investing Now for a Secure Future

Martha Priddy Patterson

1999 | 320 pages | Paper $26.50
General | Business
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Table of Contents

PART I. UNDERSTANDING THE BASICS
1. Why Retirement Planning is Different for Women
2. Retirement Benefit Growth: Alice, Susan, Bonnie, and Jennifer
3. Basics of Retirement Savings and Planning
4. Basic Retirement Benefit Buzzwords
5. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
6. How Taxes Affect Retirement Planning and Retirement Income

PART II. SOURCES OF RETIREMENT
7. Employer-Provided Retirement Plans
8. Social Security and Medicare
9. Your Individual Savings

PART III. HOW MUCH TO SAVE AND INVEST
10. The Role of Benefits in Taking or Leaving a Job
11. How Much Do You Need for Retirement?
12. Becoming Familiar with Investment Vehicles
13. How to Invest Wisely for Retirement

PART IV. LIFE PHASES AND RETIREMENT
14. How Marriage Affects Your Retirement Benefits
15. How Divorce Can Affect Your Retirement Planning
16. If You Are Near Retirement
17. Life in Retirement