Monthly Archives: September 2011

Making Retirement Money Last as Long as You Do: Part 1

Compared to saving for retirement, spending money in retirement involves a tricky set of decisions. For instance, think about the typical “big picture” pattern of spending in retirement. In early retirement, a retiree is typically more active, spending more and … Continue reading

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Retirement Challenges for Women Only

Though many of the risks we face in retirement are the same for both men and women, women do face some unique challenges as they age. The Society of Actuaries recently released a report titled “The Impact of Retirement Risk … Continue reading

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Boomers Turning 65 in 2011: Lessons Learned

2.5 million. That’s how many Baby Boomers will turn 65 in 2011, according to a recent AARP survey. That same survey gives us a lot of information on how well prepared (or not) these Boomers are for their retirement years. … Continue reading

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Looking to Extend Your Retirement Years?

According to a recent medical study, two simple steps can lead to a longer and better-quality retirement. The first step is to lose weight if you are currently overweight. The second is to take good care of your knees. The … Continue reading

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