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Working Past 70: Americans Can’t Seem to Retire

Bloomberg By: Ben Steverman 7/10/2017 Summary: U.S. seniors are employed at the highest rates in 55 years. More and more Americans are spending their golden years on the job. Almost 19 percent of people 65 or older were working at least part-time in the second quarter of 2017, according to the U.S. jobs report released […]

Prepare Now To Help Your Heirs

Good news: you may outlive your investments. And if you do, whatever’s left will go to your heirs. While that may be a simple process if you leave a spouse, it could get tricky for your children or other heirs. Failing to prepare “can completely squander your legacy,” says Matthew E. Rappaport of the Sahn […]

Preparing For Retirement

We all like to fall into a routine when it comes to making monthly payments and purchases. The ability to stick to a budget is important in retirement, but there may be surprise expenses you might not have considered. For example, appliances like a washer and dryer never come to mind until the day they […]

The Pre-Retirement Bucket List

Crossing items off a bucket list is one of the things pre-retirees look forward to most. However, there are some things to check off during your working years that could make retirement even more enjoyable. If you have dreams of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or touring Napa’s wine valley, you might consider giving something on your […]

Guaranteed Income Important to Americans

In the past, employer-sponsored pensions were much more common, and employees were encouraged to save more thanks to contribution matches. Now, 401(k)s are the leading retirement savings vehicle in the workplace, and self-directed savings, with varying degrees of employer matches, leave retirees’ financial futures all over the board. As a result, more people lack the […]

Consider Going Back-to-School Post-Retirement

This fall, young people aren’t the only ones who are going back to school. Many colleges and universities have made it easier for older folks to get a degree, and retirees across the country are taking advantage. People aged 65 and older currently make up a little more than 13 percent of the U.S. population […]