In our ongoing series on risks faced by a retiree, this time we want to talk about “investment risk.” When we’re saving for retirement while working, we hopefully never have to sell a retirement investment to generate income. We’re working … Continue reading
Nowadays, many retirees (or soon to be retirees) want to work to some degree in their retirement years. These so-called “bridge jobs” can serve many purposes, such as the need for income, the social aspects of a workplace, or perhaps … Continue reading
Since we’re at the start of a new year, it’s a good time to clean up your finances. And one of the best places to start is with government savings bonds. 25,000 payments are returned to the Department of the … Continue reading
Conventional wisdom says that in retirement, you should take less risk with your investment portfolio, especially the older you get. There is some wisdom there, in a general sense. But as always, a person’s individual circumstances really define whether a … Continue reading
Here’s a link to a very interesting trend in senior housing. Can you imagine living in a college dorm-like setting (without the need for studying) in your retirement years? Senior citizen housing option offers community feel – USATODAY.com.
Many working Americans expect to work, at least to some degree, in retirement. That’s one conclusion from a recent Aegon global survey of working and retired individuals. In that survey, over 70% of current American workers expect to continue working … Continue reading