How to be happy in Retirement

Retirement; News from the web: FPA member Joseph R. Hearn, the Vice President at Teckmeyer Financial and author of the books If Something Happens to Me and The Bell Lap: The 8 Biggest Mistakes to Avoid as You Approach Retirement, writes and interesting post about how to be happy in Retirement It is …

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Middle Aged Bulgarians Face Shocking Retirement Prospects

News from the web: A demographic and economic slump may force today’s actively working Bulgariansto retire at the age of 70 and not at all comfortably at that, an expert has warned. “Nowadays Bulgarians aged between 30 and 40 exceed 1 million. When they become old enough to retire, their pensions should be paid by …

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Early Retirement Could Be Bad Deal for Troops

News from the web: Servicemembers who accept a 15-year retirement incentive approved by Congress this month stand to lose hundreds of thousands of dollars over the lifetime of their retirement payments, according to early estimates. This realization, combined with poor national economic factors that are expected to compel many servicemembers …

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Europeans ready for ‘active ageing’, new survey says

News from the web: To mark the start of the 2012 European Year of Active Ageing and Solidarity of Generations, the Commission presented today a new Eurobarometer survey showing that 71% of Europeans are aware that Europe’s population is getting older, but only 42% are concerned about this development. This …

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Is there life after work?

Once you go to work for Uncle Sam, there are only three ways out: You can quit (or get fired). You can retire. Or, you can have the last laugh and be carried out by coworkers who, in life, wouldn’t give you the time of day. For some people, retirement …

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Never Too Late To Plan For Retirement

News from the Web: Both the WSJ and Reuters has articles yesterday telling why baby boomers are in trouble financially. Even sadder was that the articles were about two different things (sort of). The WSJ wrote about boomers having too much debt and not being able to contribute to their …

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