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Here's a list of some great retirement towns and cities we plan to look at when we go on our Rolling Retirement Exploration Trip.
There is little doubt that lack of sufficient money constitutes a major stress and contributes to bodily ills. Our attitudes toward money undergird much of our lives, impacting our lifestyle and sense of well-being. Yet many of us ignore the task of managing our finances, often with dire consequences.
With all the talk about retirement, the national focus is on how much to stash away in your 401(k) and IRA and when you should leave your job and start taking Social Security benefits. That's all crucial, but what people are forgetting is what they want to be and do when they grow up.
A 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute showed Americans are increasingly confident in their ab...
No matter where you live, emergency preparedness is important. And it's doubly important when you live in a foreign country where you may not speak the language or be aware of where to go or what to do.
Have you ever heard someone joke that if they knew they'd have lived so long, they would have taken better care of themselves? As it turns out, this is no joke. Today's retirees tell us in no uncertain terms that the number-one ingredient for a happy retirement is, by no small margin, having your health.
Baby Boomers, Does this sound like anyone you might know? A child is born with "spina bifida" back in October of 1951. He had corrective surger...
Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...
With baby boomers following the sun (and a lower cost of living) to increasingly far-flung destinations, it's good to know we have so many options these days for grandparenting from afar.
Live and Invest Overseashas published its annual Retire Overseas Index, naming the 21 best places to retire overseas in 2014. Number one on the list is the Algarve, Portugal.
Wouldn't life be great if we could choose the friends in our social circles by their occupations and how useful they would be to us?
Those 50 and older have got a lot of catching up to do if they want to have a comfortable quality of life due to their retirement savings.
I have my own theory about why some people retire happily and others get depressed or ill upon retirement, about why some people drive fast and like rollercoaster rides and horror movies, and others-- like me-- absolutely refuse to see anything violent and frightening and have always avoided scary rides in amusement parks.
Is there a correlation between the drop in unions and the drop in defined benefits plans? It certainly seems like it. As defined benefit plans are going away, so is the safety net for older Americans. Most bankruptcy filers are under age 54, but there is a steady rise in bankruptcies of people over age 55.
Baby Boomers........... OK, I'm just not satisfied, comfortable or excited about referring to my girlfriend Darla as my "girlfriend". Do you know wh...