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The Rise Of Poverty In Retirement For The Middle Class

By Susan Williams Baby boomers are speeding towards retirement at an average rate of around 10,000 people a day. But rather then crossing over this threshold to an anticipated life of doing whatever you like, many who are considered middle class may be facing a much nastier reality. Finishing...

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A New Vision For Retirement Parties

By Mike Drak For the record, because of the way my 36-year career ended, I feel uncomfortable when attending retirement parties. I was forced out, which as many of you know is never fun. But truthfully, I was happy about it because I needed to leave, and what they...

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The Elder-Boom – Welcome To Our New Reality

By Susan Williams Many people believe that our aging population is due primarily to the large co-hort of baby boomers heading quickly to old age. And yes, this is a significant contributor. But what many people don’t realize is that this is the just the beginning of an elder-boom.

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Things To Do When Considering Living Abroad In Retirement

By Susan Williams Do you dream of living abroad in retirement? Before you pack up your bags and your life there are lots of things you should consider before jumping on the plane. Cynthia and Edd Staton know this first hand as they are now living their retirement in...

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Aging Solo – 5 Important Things To Do Right Now

By Joy Loverde If you are living solo, you are not alone. Millions of people currently fall into the category of separated, divorced, widowed, or never married. As life goes on, anyone can end up aging alone with no known family member or surrogate to act on our behalf. Plus,...

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For Boomers Reframing Aging, Age-Proofing A Home Won’t Come Cheap

By Sharon Jayson Aging in place is a major financial commitment, one that may be at odds with retirees’ plans to downsize their lives and budgets and squirrel away cash in anticipation of rising health care costs.

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