This subject guide offers help in doing research on retirement planning. It lists books, research databases, websites, videorecordings and even a few audiobooks. It also includes subject headings that can be useful when searching our catalog for additional information.
Retirement Planning Books
Links to Research Databases
General OneFile is a collection of millions of magazine and journal articles that is great for research papers and projects. It includes articles about business, technology, current events, economics, education, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, and more.
Search over thirty thousand stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs to determine where to invest your money. Identify stocks and funds that meet your criteria and read reports prepared by Morningstar. Obtain an analysis of your current portfolio or see how the stocks and funds you select work together to form a balanced portfolio. Morningstar offers free monthly training webinars.
Safari Business Books includes hundreds of business books you can read online. You can search the collection by subject, and the search results will direct you to books which include sections on your topic. Finance, human resources, management, and marketing are some of the specific areas covered.
TheStreet.com Ratings evaluates the financial strength of more than thirteen thousand institutions, including life, health, and annuity insurers; property and casualty insurers; HMOs; Blue Cross Blue Shield plans; banks; and savings and loans. In addition, they track the risk-adjusted performance of over twenty thousand mutual funds and more than six thousand stocks. TheStreet.com also includes a Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Planner.
Links to Recommended Websites
AARP focuses on the needs of seniors, with retirement and estate planning, Social Security and health care expense issues being in the forefront. These topics are balanced by guides on home equity, taxes and post-retirement working. Check out the Tax-Aide program, which offers counseling to AARP members. The Legal Services Network geographically pinpoints attorneys who provide discounted services to AARP members.
About.com helps seniors address when, where, and how they plan to retire with detailed information on a variety of topics.
Cofounded by William F. Sharpe, 1990 Nobel Prize winner for economics, this site offers customized retirement planning advice. The free service lets you run your portfolio through its proprietary model. It then forecasts the likelihood of reaching your long-term goals. More extensive advice is also available for a fee.
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MCPL has a number of DVDs available on retirement related topics. A few of these titles are listed below.
MCPL has a number of Audiobooks available on retirement related topics. A few of these titles are listed below.