Boomers’ ‘Delusion’ About Health In Retirement

Most baby boomers say they’re planning on an active and healthy retirement, according to a new poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. And, in a switch from earlier years, more than two-thirds recognize the threat of long-term care expenses to …

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4 Fears About Retirement

Retirement scares me. Part of it is the financial side of things and the nagging question of will I have enough to last throughout my entire retirement. None of us is immune to this fear unless we have been fortunate enough somewhere along the way to hit it big and …

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Memory games and brain exercises for seniors

The song goes “I wish that I knew what I know now when I was younger” but I cannot remember the name of the group! It is on the tip of my tongue but just beyond reach. And it doesn’t seem to be getting better with age. Oscar Wilde said “memory is the …

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5 Benefits of a Second Home in a Retirement Plan

A second home is a luxury that many people dream about. Owning a second home can also provide practical benefits. For baby boomers who are considering downsizing, relocating, or a split-living arrangement in retirement, purchasing a second home before you retire can make sense. Here are five potential benefits: Build …

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4 Reasons to Deviate From Your Retirement Plan

You already know you’re supposed to plan for retirement. You save according to a plan and will be able to retire when your plan says you have enough. But knowing how you will spend your money is only part of the equation. You also need to plan how you will …

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Protect Your Portfolio From a Baby Boom Bust

Read for you on the web: Are Generation X and Generation Y investors ready for a baby boom beating? As the first wave of that pig-in-a-python generation — the 79 million Americans born between 1946 and 1964 — move into retirement, experts warn a boomer stock sell-off could cause equity …

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Seniors: Make good use of your retirement

Read on the web: I am reading a great book titled “Prime Time” by Marc Freedman from Berkeley. It goes into how baby boomers will revolutionize retirement and transform America. Statistic: in the United States 10,000 baby boomers every day reach retirement age of 67. “Prime Time” can be purchased …

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Retirement isn’t what it used to be

Read on the web for you: For some time, I have been reading about the problems created by the vast number of baby boomers reaching retirement age. This week, I became part of the problem. After almost 34 years writing for The Baltimore Sun, I am saying so long. I …

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