Confidence about retirement is high

Preparing for retirement is a daunting task for many Americans, but a recent survey has found residents of the Sacramento-Stockton-Modesto area among the most prepared. Of the nation’s 30 largest metropolitan areas, the Central California nexus ranked No. 2 overall, with a No. 3 rank in preparation and No. 4 …

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What does a Supreme Court justice do in retirement?

John Paul Stevens had served 341/2 years on the U.S. Supreme Court when he retired in June of last year. That made him the third longest-serving justice in the nation’s history, and his age at the time — 90 years and two months — made him the second-oldest to have sat …

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Workers Pushing Back Their Retirement Age

Some people are planning to retire when they reach a certain age, such as when they become eligible for Social Security or Medicare or can begin to draw a pension. Other investors are aiming for a specific number in their bank account before they leave their job. A new survey …

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People fear ‘never’ retiring

One in ten UK adults believe they will never be able to retire on their current savings plan, according to a survey that has revealed widespread financial uncertainty. The poll, commissioned by the Institute ofFinancial Planning (IFP), found that only 19 per cent of adults are confident they …

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Working Past Retirement: Some Want To, Some Have To

“See what I did. Notice the back is straight, I’m not leaning, I’m not pulling this way,” said Bill Moore as he talked to a client at North Park’s Stern Gym. He’s a teacher with a champion’s pedigree. “Alright, one, good. Hit my chin. Two. Three. Good,” said Moore. Moore …

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Sex is the key to a happy retirement, say researchers

Scientists said there was a direct link between the number of times over-65s had sex and their chances of a contented life and marriage. According to figures, older people who engaged in sexual activity more than once a more were around 50 per cent more likely to describe themselves as …

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Emotional rescue Prepare for all aspects of retirement

I don’t mean to speak disparagingly about the concept of “Freedom 55”, but the dream of working hard, sacrificing and saving for early retirement seems to have fallen by the wayside. While the wish to retire at 55 might still exist, no longer do people look in the mirror and …

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For Retirement, Is 80 the New 65?

The traditional retirement age of 65 is an outdated concept and middle-class Americans expect to continue working far longer, according to a  survey released today by Wells Fargo & Co.

Some 76 percent of the 1,500 middle-class Americans surveyed by Harris Interactive said it is more important to have a …

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Out-of-state retirement slows down

Aging Baby Boomers who dreamed of retiring in the sun near Florida beaches or Arizona deserts have hit a speed bump: the bad economy. The number of Americans ages 55 to 64 who moved toSun Belt states since the economy began to tank has …

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