Retirement Isn't What It Used To Be

Retirement Isn't What It Used To Be

Baby boomers have started reaching the age of 65, which used to be the age when retirement often began. In some jobs it was even mandatory. Even people who didn't want ...

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Baby Boomers: The Changing Face of Retirement

Baby Boomers: The Changing Face of Retirement

Baby boomers have always cut a wide swath, and left the younger generation feeling squashed by their massive presence. As boomers have now begun to hit retireme...

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Seniors and Reverse Mortgages

Seniors and Reverse Mortgages

Many seniors are interested in learning more about reverse mortgages. A reverse mortgage is a home loan that lets you take some of the home equity you've built up, and w...

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What Do You Need For Retirement?

What Do You Need For Retirement?

Retirement age is no longer automatically reached at 65, but whatever age you are when you retire, you're going to want to do some research well in advance. Questions wi...

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Seniors On A Budget

Seniors On A Budget

It may seem a bit ludicrous to be advising seniors about the importance of having a budget. But that's assuming that just because people have been around a long time, the...

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Plans For Retirement Need Revision For Many Seniors

Plans For Retirement Need Revision For Many Seniors

Many people in their fifties have inadequate retirement savings plans, and some have been making no provision and have no plan whatsoever. A Gallup poll reported that 66 ...

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Many Baby Boomer's Nests Full of Family Members

Many Baby Boomer's Nests Full of Family Members

The Empty Nest used to be a stage of life that many older Americans both longed for and dreaded. The idea of the kids moving out on their own would mean greater freedom a...

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Prepare Thoroughly For Financial Security In Retirement

Prepare Thoroughly For Financial Security In Retirement

The retirement process is a complicated one, and it's easy to run into serious difficulties. But it doesn't have to be this way. Thorough research beforehand can give you...

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The 401(k) Plan And Retirement

The 401(k) Plan And Retirement

The Tax Reform Act was passed with the purpose of encouraging citizens to build up their retirement savings. The name of the new plan, 401(k), is derived from the section...

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Seniors Targeted by Scammers and Con Artists

Seniors Targeted by Scammers and Con Artists

Everyone needs to be alert to scams and con artists, but this is especially true for senior citizens. The FBI website said that one of the reasons for this is that senior...

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Scams: What Seniors Should Beware Of

Scams: What Seniors Should Beware Of

An article on Accountingdegree.com has issued some cautionary information to seniors to help them better protect themselves from fraud. The imagination and creativity of ...

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Don't Be A Victim Of Financial Scams

Don't Be A Victim Of Financial Scams

There's a dirty rumor circulating out there, and it's been making the rounds for a very long time. The insinuation is that seniors are a little... dimwitted where their m...

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Seniors: Wills and Estate Planning

Seniors: Wills and Estate Planning

Writing a will is a good idea. It is one of a small number of important documents that together represent your estate plan. You need a will because that's where you ident...

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Many Seniors Working After Retirement

Many Seniors Working After Retirement

A. Barry Rand, chief executive officer of AARP, said that senior citizens are more likely to depend entirely upon their Social Security and Medicate in their retirement. ...

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What Social Security Means For You

What Social Security Means For You

Social Security may not have been something you thought about much when you were a wee young thing. But as time has passed and the scenario of future retirement begins to...

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Reverse Mortgages Can Be Risky For Some Seniors

Reverse Mortgages Can Be Risky For Some Seniors

An article on Forbes.com cautioned seniors between the ages of 62 and 64 concerning reverse mortgages.Stephanie Moulton, assistant public policy professor at Ohio State U...

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Dental Work: How Do Low Income Seniors Afford It?

Dental Work: How Do Low Income Seniors Afford It?

Paying for dental work can be a real challenge for retired seniors who are living on a lower income. Unfortunately Medicaid and Medicare programs don't offer more than sp...

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Seniors Can Bridge the Gap Between Working and Retirement Life

Seniors Can Bridge the Gap Between Working and Retirement Life

Retirement, done well, takes big bucks. While income shrinks after giving up a regular paycheck, expenses just keep rolling in. There are the same old bills, like utiliti...

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Seniors, Poverty and Retirement: What Are Your Odds?

Seniors, Poverty and Retirement: What Are Your Odds?

Seniors in poverty face some bleak odds. Going out to get a job, any job at all, can be impossible for many. Health issues can limit seniors' financial ability to care fo...

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You Don't Have to Choose Between Your Job and Retirement

You Don't Have to Choose Between Your Job and Retirement

Retirement jobs? Maybe this sounds like a contradiction in terms. When you retire, you quit working. Right? ...

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