How best to invest in property for retirement

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The key to successfully investing in property is to understand what to invest in.

Choosing to invest in property in order to fund retirement continues to be a prevalent decision in South Africa, but one that requires serious consideration and groundwork. According to Ricardo Teixeira, strategy …

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10 Reasons Not to Retire

News from the web: After decades of working for someone else, it can be a huge relief to finally retire. But retirement doesn’t always turn out to be the fun and relaxing time workers often envision it to be. Here are 10 reasons it isn’t always a good idea to …

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Professor writes book about age-restricted communities

News from the web: Today, there are hundreds of age-restricted communities around the country, but their history starts in the West Valley with the growth of Youngtown and Sun City. Judith Ann Trolander, a history professor at the University of Minnesota, Duluth and author of “From Sun Cities to The …

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Canadian Baby Boomer Business Owners More Active in Retirement Planning

News from the web: According to the 22nd Annual Royal Bank of Canada Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RBC RRSP) Poll, 54% of retirement-age Baby Boomer business owners regularly review, update and keep their financial plans in mind when they are about to make key financial decisions, compared with 38% of …

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What Does the Four Percent Rule Mean for You?

News from the web: According to the 2011 Retirement Confidence Survey conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, only 24 percent of respondents say they’re veryconfident that they’ll have enough money for a comfortable retirement; 17 percent say they’re not at all confident. On top of that, more than half of workers say …

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Most Younger Investors Find Post-Retirement Work Appealing

News from the web: A majority of younger Americans expect to work after they retire and to do so because they want to stay active and involved, according to research released Monday by T. Rowe Price. Researchers found that 69% of adults between the ages of 21 and 50 planned …

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Retired Seniors Stay Active with Engineering in ‘Man Cave’

News from the web: Morty is a radio controlled, talking, walking, or more precisely, rolling robot. It’s creator is Al Ladine, a retired engineering physicist at Irvine’s Atria Woodbrige Senior Center. “It just started out with a design in my head you might say,” Ladine said. “I wanted to start …

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Best Budget-Minded Retirement Spots

News from the web: With rising gas costs, collapsing investments and prices on everyday items going up it’s probably easy to imagine there are less expensive places to retire than in the U.S. For those willing to try something new, there are five places overseas that are drawing more attention …

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Engaging active retired executives

News from the web: Their tribe is increasing everyday. It is the club of retired, but not tired executives. Most of them were forced by circumstances to retire early. With so much time on their hands, they have taken up new ventures. For instance, before Mr Tony Elumelu retired as Group Managing …

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How to Hedge 7 Retirement Risks

News from the web: There are many things that could go wrong with your retirement plan. You could develop a health problem, lose money on your investments, or simply watch inflation slowly reduce what your savings can buy. A recent Society of Actuaries survey of individuals ages 45 to 80 …

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