Healthcare and Personal Wellness

Women and Retirement

  When it comes to retirement planning, American women often face a unique set of problems. And those problems can threaten to leave many women short on savings, and, thus, in danger of running out of money in retirement. Those problems are meticulously outlined in a new report, “Sixteen Facts About Women’s Retirement Outlook,” from…

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Don’t let your grown kids ruin your retirement

A third of Baby Boomers – or eight million households — still support their children, according to Hearts & Wallets, a financial research company. The survey, Dissecting the Baby Boomers, also says Boomers who support adult children are 25 percent more likely to have heightened financial anxiety than their peers and they are the most…

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Five Things Retirees May Forget to Plan For

Rodney Brooks Retirement is tough enough, but it can be really tough for the people who did little or no planning. It’s tough enough even for those who do plan for retirement. After all, there is much to consider. Which means that there could be a possibility for some people to either forgot something or…

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How to Prepare for Spikes in Prescription Drug Prices During Retirement

One thing that can be difficult to predict when you’re planning your retirement is how much you’ll wind up paying for healthcare once you’re retired. The good news is new treatments and lower-cost healthcare resources are created every day. The bad news is one aspect of healthcare many retirees need most tends to cost the most: prescriptions.






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When It Comes to Retirement Age, 70 Is the New 65

Many retirees have fears about outliving their money. It’s a real concern rooted in valid reasons such as longer life spans, increased market fluctuations, and rising living expenses. Sure, there are financial products out there, such as annuities, that can mitigate these issues, but if you don’t have enough money to really fund these vehicles,…

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Real Life Issues That Might Complicate Your Retirement Strategy

It’s easy to draw up a list of good advice that can help a person more easily reach their retirement goals: save early and often, max out your retirement savings plans (e.g. 401(k)), and live within your means. If you do all of these things, you should find yourself ahead of the financial game when you’re ready for retirement. But let’s get serious for a moment. Life before retirement is full of obstacles, making it tough to save. Life during retirement is no different— even those who prepare diligently may get caught up in any number of life’s complexities.






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