Albuquerque a ‘best’ city for retirement

News from the web: Forbes has named Albuquerque one of 25 cities across the U.S. that is a “best place to retire.” The list was featured in its June 25 edition “25 Best Places To Retire In 2012,” and on Forbes.com. The ranking criteria included rating the cities on the …

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Delayed planning? Delay retirement

News from the web: There are many reasons an individual can give for not planning for his/her post-retirement life. Many are genuine ones and some are made up. For instance, these days more number of people are borrowing funds from financial institutions and servicing loans. Obviously, repaying the loan becomes …

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Planning for a longer retirement

News from the web: The European Commission has designated 2012 as the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations. It’s a bit of a mouthful, but basically the aim is to promote active ageing and to ensure that a rapidly growing population in their late 50s and over …

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Volunteer Options in Retirement

News from the web: Many retirees are interested in donating their time to help out a worthwhile cause. With time available to focus on things they are interested in, volunteering is a natural fit for many retirees. Ideally, some of the skills learned while active members of the working world can …

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Live long, but plan for your retirement as well

News from the web: These days, people normally retire from active service when they are in late 50s or early 60s. Compared to the 1950s, the life expectancy has increased greatly as it is quite normal to live into one’s 70s. With greater affluence, better health care and awareness, one …

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Retirement requires significant planning

News from the web: Retirement shouldn’t be viewed as the end of a working career but rather as the start of the next phase of life. That’s the perspective of Deborah Bromley, CEO of Nanaimo-based ETHOS Career Management Group. “For many people, the transition to retirement is no longer a …

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Retire Outside Your Comfort Zone

News from the web: Most baby boomers have managed to survive the heavy demands of a career and raising a family. Now they are closing in on the next act in life: retirement. The time to do what you want to do when you want to do it awaits. You …

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