retirement

People Age Better If They Have a Fun Life

It’s unfortunate that the importance of play is often overlooked because we still need it even as we gracefully age. There is a lot of focus on the challenges of aging. However, there’s little to no focus on spotlighting the benefits of ample recreation time or approaches on to how to have fun again. There are specialists for all of our...Read More

Retirement Tips From “The Happiest Man In The World”

As we look at our retirement plan with concern, we realize that we need to continue working longer than we once imagined. For many Americans, modern- day retirement now includes working at least part-time. There are financial benefits, and it can help you stay active, engaged and happier during your retirement years. A recent New York Times documen...Read More

Some Things You Just Can’t Control In Your Retirement Planning

Planning for retirement is an essential goal to have in adulthood. It is a good idea to start thinking planning for retirement when you are younger instead of older. This can help you have an idea about the amount of money you’ll need to fulfill your retirement dreams. However, knowing your retirement goal is as important as the steps you’ll take t...Read More

4 RETIREMENT THINGS YOU CAN CONTROL..and a few you can’t

A lot of people nearing their retirement believe that they have everything figured out. However, they find retirement to be very different from what they’d pictured. Here are 5 things that you thought were true about retirement but aren’t. When you plan to retire matters Most people believe that they will work until 70 years of age or retire after ...Read More

5 Ways To Supplement Social Security In Retirement

Most individuals and couples cannot live on only their social security income. It would require a drastic change of lifestyle as social security will replace about 40% of average retirement income. Since most of us want to maintain a lifestyle at least close to what we are used to living, we start searching for ways to add supplemental income. Annu...Read More

Plan Retirement Accordingly … Worst States For Retirement

Are you planning to relocate when you retire? Maybe it is to be closer to family or may it is to enjoy perfect weather and scenery, or perhaps you are selecting your retirement location based on cost of living, taxes and health care options. These are significant expenses which impact your retirement plan, your retirement spending budget and when y...Read More

Can your marriage survive and thrive during retirement?

Maybe your dream of retirement is that small homestead in rural America. Maybe your spouse thinks that sounds like more work than working the career a few more years. Statistics show that the number of people over 65 who divorce is growing. One of the main reasons for this is that people who have glided through life and ignored ongoing relationship...Read More

Retirement – Making It Meaningful!

At various times in our lives all of us come to a fork in the road – that place where we need to make a decision about where we want to go for our future. Picking a career, choosing a spouse, or determining whether or not to have children are examples of these significant junctures. We think that choosing to retire early rather than working f...Read More

Why Idealizing Retirement is a Bad Idea

During our working years, we tend to idealize retirement. We think it will be like we have one foot in heaven’s gate, and the days will be filled with nothing but pleasure. Well, sure, you should enjoy your retirement and make it a happy time in life, but as we know, life isn’t always easy, and retirement is just one more phase. You’re still living...Read More

Why Saving for Retirement Is Getting Harder

From time to time, we’ve all dreamed of not having the commute and saying goodbye to working every day. We’ve thought about saving money, we’ve attempted it and things always come up. There seems to be many obstacles along the way that prevent us from meeting our savings goals. We’ve overspent a little here and there. It is ...Read More

How Should You Choose the Place to Retire?

You know you have worked hard all these years and want to now retire in style. Why not go to a place that you would love? Retiring today doesn’t mean packing it all up – most want to work part-time even after finishing up with their full-time career. You can do it by living in a place you want, without worrying about what’s best f...Read More

Is our retirement system fair to women?

Sometimes life happens, and financial needs get pushed to a back burner. What happens to the daughter, wife, and mother who is living the life of the “sandwich generation”? She is a working wife, mom, and daughter – caring for a home, raising kids and caring for their parents all at the same time. Women saving for retirement Is th...Read More

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