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Understanding Retirement Readiness in America: How Do You Stack Up?

Understanding Retirement Readiness in America: How Do You Stack Up?

| July 18, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Jim Poolman According to the U.S. Census Bureau, all baby boomers will be older than 65 in 2030. While 12 years from now may seem far off, we are just a little over a decade away from living in a world where Americans, at or beyond retirement age, will drastically outnumber their children. When […]

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Flexibility and Adaptability: Critical to a Fulfilling Retirement

Flexibility and Adaptability: Critical to a Fulfilling Retirement

| April 28, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The following is an excerpt from the new book, Essential Retirement Planning for Solo Agers, by Sara Zeff Geber, Ph.D.   In the book, Dr. Geber highlights many ways single and childless older adults can plan for a safe, secure, and meaningful retirement. Adaptability and flexibility are two traits of successful Solo Agers, but everyone could […]

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The Best Places in The World for Women

The Best Places in The World for Women

| March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Best Places in The World for Women By Nazareen Heazle But what’s it like for women over there? That’s a question we often get from women thinking of a retirement abroad. It’s an important question…and one we take seriously. In fact, most are surprised to learn that the majority of countries we talk about […]

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3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018

3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018

| December 15, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

3 Overseas Retirement Trends for Baby Boomers in 2018 by Internationalliving.com Three overseas retirement trends stand out for 2018, according to a new report from the editors at International Living. The publication’s foreign-based correspondents say they’re seeing more people take advantage of medical tourism abroad; more Baby Boomers trade in the occasional vacation for a […]

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How Long Would $1 Million Last a Couple in Retirement

How Long Would $1 Million Last a Couple in Retirement

| November 28, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How Long Would $1 million Last a Couple in Retirement By Nazareen Heazle, Editorial Director, International Living. One million dollars: It was once a huge aspirational monetary goal. However, these days, according to the AARP, having $1 million dollars is almost a necessity if you want to retire comfortably in the U.S. And that $1 […]

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How to Save for Retirement

How to Save for Retirement

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How to Save for Retirement (No, You Don’t Have to Give Up Your Latte!) By Laura Adams I recently met with a couple in their late ‘50s—I’ll call them Tina and Bill. They have a lot on their plates, so they want to keep things as simple as possible. They’re not ready for retirement quite […]

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The Real Risks of Retirement Investing

The Real Risks of Retirement Investing

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Real Risks of Retirement Investing By Merilee Kern, MBA To anyone on the glide path to retirement, it is becoming clear that today’s retirees are facing a completely different set of challenges than prior generations. This is the first generation in which retirees are carrying mortgages and other debt into retirement. Health care costs […]

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Help Boomers Become the ‘Comeback Kids’ of Retirement

Help Boomers Become the ‘Comeback Kids’ of Retirement

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Tom Foster Super Bowl LI was remarkable for the winning team overcoming the biggest deficit in the championship game’s 50-year history. The Patriots, led by quarterback Tom Brady. Stunned the Falcons to come back from being 25 points behind, force overtime and eventually win, 34-28. It’s a lesson and an example for many baby […]

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5 Steps Helping Ensure Adequate Retirement Income

5 Steps Helping Ensure Adequate Retirement Income

| October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 Steps Helping Ensure Adequate Retirement Income Expert tips for cultivating a nest egg that ‘really’ meets your nearing retirement needs By Merilee Kern, MBA While plenty of people are duly committed to saving for retirement through 401k, IRA or other nest egg-inducing personal finance plays. However devotedly and even over many years, it turns […]

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We Had A Great Show With Leeza Gibbons – Watch It Now

We Had A Great Show With Leeza Gibbons – Watch It Now

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

A Great Facebook Live Conversation With Leeza Gibbons.  Watch For It Soon. Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons has taken her decades of dominance in the fields of on-camera hosting and reporting along with her passion for health advocacy to craft a unique position  as a leading voice for personal growth and empowerment.  Using her experiences hosting, […]

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7 Reasons More Adults Are Going Back to School

7 Reasons More Adults Are Going Back to School

| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What comes to mind when you think about college students? Young, fresh-faced, wide-eyed high school grads stepping onto campus for the first time? The freshman fifteen, where kids away from home for the first time put on 15 pounds from eating cafeteria food? Homesick kids in dorm rooms? Here you can get the 7 reasons adults going […]

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Finally Feeling Better About Retirement, Optimistic Baby Boomers Offer Lessons for Younger Generations

Finally Feeling Better About Retirement, Optimistic Baby Boomers Offer Lessons for Younger Generations

| October 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Retirement Although most Americans still share concerns about retirement. Including nearly two-thirds (63%) who fear running out of money in retirement more than death. Baby boomers are finally showing signs of optimism about their retirement readiness, according to a new study, “Generations Ahead,” from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America. More than seven in […]

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5 Things A First-Time Investor Need to Know

5 Things A First-Time Investor Need to Know

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

    Did you know two-thirds of middle-aged Americans say they’re going to delay their retirement. Why? Many say they have too much debt or not enough income. If you’re one of the many Americans behind on your retirement savings, there are various ways you can save for and fund retirement — like being an […]

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Tips to Being Successful in the Short-Term Rental Industry

Tips to Being Successful in the Short-Term Rental Industry

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Retirees are not only one of the top demographics that participate in summer travel, but they are also the fastest-growing group of short-term rental hosts in the US. In fact, according to Airbnb’s 2017 report, senior hosts have earned a collective $747 million in income through the short-term rental community. People own and operate vacation rentals for […]

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Four Ways to Tap Your Home Equity in Retirement

Four Ways to Tap Your Home Equity in Retirement

| June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Paul Fiore Home prices have surged in recent years and older Americans now hold collectively $6.2 trillion in home equity. That’s an average of more than $200,000 per senior household with equity. However, for many seniors it feels like the roof is caving in. That’s because their income from savings and retirement accounts is […]

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Approximately four million people in the U.S. retire each year,1 and most of them spend a majority of their adult lives saving money to last through their retirement. But shouldn’t people focus on how they can enjoy this, rather than just endure it? When planning for retirement, many people are uncertain of what it will […]

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