‘Silver market’ put off by hotel single supplement

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THE SUPPLEMENT charged by many hotels for single rooms is a disincentive for the lucrative “silver market” at a time when the retired population is growing, the tourism industry has been told.

Active Retirement Ireland has urged the industry to do more to attract

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How Much Retirement Income Do You Need?

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If you want to continue into retirement the standard of living you’re accustomed to while working, conventional wisdom from financial planners says you’ll need a retirement income that’s equal to 70 percent to 100 percent of your pay just before retirement. Retirement planners call

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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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Bankrate Releases 2010 Retirement Guide

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Bankrate’s 2010 Retirement Guide takes a look at the landscape and how consumers can make the most out of saving for retirement

NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — As the unemployment rate begins to fall and many Americans find their way back to

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