Retirement is Out, the Active Adult Lifestyle is In

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Blame it on the boomer generation if you want, but you must accept that the old notion of retirement has given way to the era of the active adult. Most adults would like a retired life of ease and prosperity. They are no longer …

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Retirement age ‘should be scrapped’

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Equality commission says an ageing population and increased willingness among older people to work should see default retirement age scrapped.
Workers should be able to stay in their jobs beyond the age of 65, and employers should be incentivised to allow older employees to …

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Retire At Home Or Abroad?

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The U.S. shopping can’t be beat. But oh, that Italian food.

Forbes used many criteria to create our list of the Ten Best Retirement Havens, everything from the process of getting a visa to the ease of coming back to the U.S. to …

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Make Plans To Keep Busy During Your Retirement

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While the average age of retirement in the U. S. has grown progressively older, due much in part to Social Security rules, improvements in health maintenance have allowed many retirees to have more years to enjoy after they end a career. These years can …

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Job market creates reluctant retirees

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Paul Skidmore is hesitant to call himself retired. The former insurance claims adjuster in Finksburg, Md., was laid off in February 2008 and has been job hunting for more than a year. Although at 62 Skidmore is old enough to begin drawing Social Security, he …

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The Retirement Chronicles

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A blog written by a retired woman, sharing thoughts about her family, marriage, gardening, bird watching, and photography. She talks about daily life observations with humor and heart. The blog also focuses on gardening and nature photography, which are passions of hers. She invites …

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COSTA RICA: Headhunting First-World Seniors

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SAN JOSÉ, Mar 8, 2010 (IPS) – The Costa Rican government has declared retirement communities, aimed at attracting U.S. pensioners, to be “of national interest.” Plans to create “retirement clusters” providing complete health services for older adults are seen as a profitable prospect for …

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How to make peace with life after work

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People don’t think enough about how to keep themselves active and excited in retirement,” says Rick Robertson, an associate finance professor at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. “You ask them, ‘What are you going to do?’ And …

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Take Retirement Saving Seriously or else…

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It’s very possible that you may live to regret it. It is hard to think about your retirement years when you are still in your thirties or younger. After all retirement seems so far away. It could be another 30-35 years before that time …

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