Retirement News, Information and Guidance

Reverse Mortgage Popularity

Where Are Reverse Mortgages Most Popular?

Reverse mortgages are available — and hugely popular — for retirees living almost everywhere in the United States, but you might not know if the loans are the norm where you live because people are often secretive about their personal finances. You might not know it, but reverse mortgages are hugely popular throughout the United…

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The Best Retirement Calculator: Now Better than Ever…

The NewRetirement retirement calculator — named a best retirement calculator by the American Association of Individual Investor’s (AAII) — is a detailed and easy to use retirement planning system. NewRetirement’s retirement calculator is now better than ever… We are very proud of this tool. Forbes magazine called it a “new approach to retirement planning” and…

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Are You Prepared for the Challenges of Retirement? Baby Boomers in Trouble

For most people, retirement is now an awesome time of new adventures.  However, the financial challenges of retirement can feel overwhelming for many — especially middle-income baby boomers. Baby boomers may be ready for retirement adventure. But can we afford it? Baby Boomers are on the leading edge of the transition from institutional responsibility for…

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Jobs for Seniors: Prospects Improve Greatly for Older Workers

A recent study reports that jobs for seniors are easier to find. The average retirement age is being pushed back each year and there is no longer a “typical” definition of what retirement is. A large number of older Americans don’t necessarily ever want to stop working completely, for reasons such as keeping themselves busy,…

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Here Are the Best and Worst Places to Retire — 2016

If you’re thinking about moving to a new location to retire, whether it is to be closer to your family or to downsize, the verdict is in on the best and worst places to retire this year, according to new findings from Bankrate. The ranking is based on the cost of living, cost and quality…

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4 Tips to Help You Enjoy Retirement

Enjoy retirement… This content was originally published on RealDealRetirement by Walter Updegrave, RealDealRetirement @RealDealRetirement   Fewer than than half of retirees say they are having a very enjoyable retirement, according to a recent research brief on retirement satisfaction from the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Which is a shame, considering how diligently many of us save…

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Why a “Retirement Age” Might Cease to Exist

What is your retirement age? When will you retire? How old do you have to be to retire? There used to be a simple answer: 65.  Not so long ago, most people turned 65 and retired. Retirement meant that they quit working entirely, started Social Security and enrolled in Medicare. Now you have more options….

4 Ways to Help Your Grandchildren Financially

Once you have solidified your own retirement plan and have saved enough, you may find yourself wanting to help your grandchildren. You might want to lessen their financial burden by paying for college or reward them for meeting various goals. 1. Gifting Giving money is one way to help your grandchildren. If you are in…

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Oldest Olympians at the 2016 Games in Rio

Think Olympic glory is behind you?  You might be surprised by the ages of the oldest Olympians. There are at least a handful of Olympians in their sixties competing in Rio this year.  However, they are not breaking any records.  Olympic athletes have been getting relatively younger — not older. The oldest Olympic athlete in…

Retirement Income Streams

5 Tips for Creating Retirement Income Streams

Americans are living longer than ever. That’s mostly great news for older adults.  You now have more opportunities to enjoy family and enrich your community. However, we are all concerned about outliving our money.  Having retirement income streams to meet expenses for as long as you live is a significant concern. Most articles on retirement…