Retirement Lifestyle

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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Biggest Mistakes Couples Make

A successful marriage is all about communication. So, it make sense that the same can be said about a successful retirement. Retirement planning is tough enough, but when it comes to couples some of the biggest mistakes can be related to the lack of communications, according to the financial planners surveyed for the 2015 Fidelity…

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Protecting Pre-Retirees and Retirees from Scams

Washington, D.C. — Recent arrests in the U.S. and India should put a big dent in the one of the biggest scams affecting pre-retirees and retirees – the IRS scam. The U.S. Treasury Department says nearly two million Americans have been targeted by scammers impersonating IRS officials, with 12,000 to 13,000 people submitting complaints every…

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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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3 Ways Empty Nesters Can Save More for Retirement

Most empty nesters should consider increasing their retirement contributions thanks to the savings they’ll see now that their kids are out of the house. Here are three ways empty nesters can save more for retirement once the kids have left home.






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Expatriates and Social Security – How Retiring Abroad Can Cost You

Many people who want to retire early or don’t have a particularly strong savings portfolio might look to retiring abroad as a feasible option. Areas with lower costs of living may allow you to stretch out your retirement dollar much longer, but only if you make sure you understand the hidden costs of this plan.…

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Transitional Retirements Help Modern Retirees Ease Out of the Workforce

Thirty years ago, there wasn’t nearly as much talk about transitioning into retirement. When workers reached their retirement date, there was a celebration, followed by all the time in the world to do nothing, or everything you always wanted to do. Lifespans back then reached to the mid-70s, so a retirement age of 65 meant…

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Should Retirees Take a Chance on Real Estate Investment?

Some investors feel that both stocks and bonds are expensive at the moment. In that case, what can a retiree do to preserve capital, but also generate enough income from their portfolio to supplement other sources like pensions and social security? Owning real estate in your portfolio may present one way to fill this dual…

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