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Do You Want a Retirement Job Caring for Your Grandkids?

You spend most of your adult life planning for retirement. You might also spend a lot of time thinking about one day having grandkids. But what you might not predict is a phone call asking whether you’d be interested in a new job – that of child care provider for the newest family member. Men…

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Thought Leader Series: 5 Reasons the Southwest Is a Great Place to Retire

Work is part of life, and many people spend the majority of theirs either working or commuting to and from their workplace. The typical sequence of event is: support a family, become a homeowner, and, eventually, retire. On average, people retire between the ages of 55 and 65 – and we currently have an average…

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Early Retirement Planning Advice Straight from the Sports Pages

You might not earn as much as a professional athlete, but if you want to retire early you could face some of the same challenges. Traditional retirement planning advice doesn’t lean toward deliberately short careers and long retirements. It’s usually just the opposite. So if you’re a high earner and do want to leave the…

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Warren Buffett Offers His Retirement Planning Advice

DETROIT, MI -Billionaire investor Warren Buffett speaks at a “Detroit Homecoming” event September 18, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The purpose of the invitation-only event of Detroit expatriats is to give the group a chance to reconnect, reinvest and reinvent with their hometown. The topic of Buffet’s conversation was, “Why I’m Bullish on Detroit.” (Photo by…

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2 People Who Got Their Retirement Plan Right

The day you decide to do it is your lucky day – Japanese Proverb Have you ever thought that some folks are just born lucky? Sometimes it’s not really luck at all, but good, solid planning and a keen eye for making the right choices at just the right time. As it applies to retirement…

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Expert Interview with Kathleen Peddicord About Living and Investing Overseas During Retirement

One of the biggest financial concerns Americans have today is whether they’ll be able to afford retirement. According to a 2014 Gallup poll, 59 percent of Americans rate having enough money for retirement as their top financial worry. Fortunately, there are options for those who fret about budgets. Retiring overseas can mean a better living…

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Expert Interview with Terence M. O’Malley About financial principles of living in a retirement care community

As we prepare for life after retirement, we want to prepare for every contingency. This includes long-term healthcare, fixed rates, and a number of other factors to eliminate as many variables as possible in order to make sure you and your loved ones are well taken care of. Terence O’Malley is an expert on a…

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Expert Nest Egg Retirement Planning Advice from Jean Setzfand

Do you feel like you don’t have enough saved for retirement? This can be a scary thought, especially if you are getting closer to retirement age. If you waited too long to start saving for retirement, you are not alone. One survey from Transamerica shows that 81% of Baby Boomers waited longer than is suggested…

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Expert Interview with Benoit Poliquin About Investing for Retirement

A comfortable retirement won’t happen by accident. It requires an active decision from the potential retiree to seek expert advice and evaluate their financial standing. But what does that look like? To better understand the process of saving for sustainability, NewRetirement spoke with Benoit Poliquin. Benoit is the Lead Portfolio Manager and President at Exponent…

Rising home values could make retirement more solvent.

House Prices at All Time High: Can You Afford Retirement Now?

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the national median sales price for existing homes is currently at an all time high and sales have risen at their highest pace in over eight years. Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, is quoted in a press release saying, “Buyers have come back in force, leading to…