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There is so much retirement information online. It can seem overwhelming. However, here are some retirement websites that can be truly useful for your retirement planning.

  • Retirement Web Sites ALL Retirees Should Visit
    The following two web sites should be visited by all retirees. The breadth and detail of information available will help you understand your government benefits.

Retirement Risks

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Lifestyle Web Sites for Retirees and Seniors

  • An online resource for seniors, providing information on all manner of retirement topics.
  • A relationship building and dating website designed specifically for seniors.
  • Elderhostel Specializing in travel packages and vacation plans for seniors.
  • National Senior Golf Association For those who enjoy one of the more traditional retirement activities.
  • An E-cyclopedia of lifestyle choices and finance, insurance and aging information to support those choices for seniors and their adult children, and state specific resources. Also offers a FREE subscription to a monthly E-zine of additional timely information, survey/input opportunities to make your senior voice heard and 'Oh My Funny Bone' because our sense of humor is the only sense that improves with age.

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Working in Retirement Web Sites

  • Social Security Online - Retirement & Medicare Vital information on how working in retirement may affect your social security benefits.
  • Seniors4Hire An online career center for employers and job seekers 50 and older.
  • AARP Featured Employers Program An alliance for major corporations who recognize the unique contributions older workers stand to make to their companies, and who seek the leadership, experience, and developed skills that they can provide.
  • SBA Resources from the Small Business Administration for entrepreneurs age 50 and above.

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Health and Retirement

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  • Senior Corps A volunteer program of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
  • Global Volunteers A community development program in special consultation with the United Nations, sponsoring service projects all throughout the world.

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Retirement Advocacy and Research

  • NextAvenue, launched in the Spring of 2012, is a not-for-profit site designed to reach America's booming 50+ population as they plan for and literally define a new life stage. The mission of the site is to provide reliable information that can help 50+ Americans figure out what's, well, next – in work & finance, health, lifestyle, caregiving and more.
  • Retirement USA Retirement USA is working toward a universal, secure and adequate pension system for all Americans.
  • Kaiser Family Foundation A non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.
  • AARP Research AARP-selected policy and research articles
  • Center for Retirement Research Promoting research on retirement issues and transmitting new findings to the public and policymakers. A department of Boston College.

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Special Information for Female Retirees

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Saving for Retirement

  • Choose to Save A public education and outreach program is dedicated to raising awareness about the need to plan and save for long-term personal financial security.

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Retirement Financial Web Resources

  • The Financial Planning Association Connecting those who deliver, support, and benefit from financial planning
  • The SEC on Variable Annuities An excellent article from the Securities and Exchange Commission on the ins and outs of Annuities.
  • U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission's Retirement Resources. The Commission's mission is to provide financial education resources for all Americans. The retirement planning section contains links to over 20 government sponsored web pages covering topics such as: Social Security calculations, retirement planning worksheets, benefits and asset protection strategies, small business retirement planning, and much more.
  • BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC. BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.

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Consumer Protection

  • Consumer Action Website All of the information available in the Consumer Action Handbook available online.
  • Consumer Protection Information The Public Policy Institute's Consumer Team conducts research and policy analysis, and brings together thought leaders to develop and advance AARP's public policy agenda on consumer protection.

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Senior Housing

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Web Sites for Low Income Seniors

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Real Estate

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