Accurately and insightfully, Stronger Together points out that the debate over Social Security is distorted by "years of mythmaking, claiming we cannot afford Social Security and that the only solution is to cut the benefits on which 90 percent of American seniors rely."
We write about retiring overseas. It's what we know. And we admit we've not lived in the U.S. for 15 years now ... Still, we do know something about the retirement concerns of our friends and fellow baby boomers that are still working in the U.S. today. In just a couple of words: They're worried.
The day I became vested in the Teachers Retirement System of Texas, I retired. I was 51, and had taught school for 29 years. Sure, I was young for a retiree, but aging school teachers are measured with a multiplier more in terms of 'dog years' than regular years.
The French healthcare system, legendary for its excellence, is about to become much more accessible and affordable to expats.
Many senior homeowners are attracted to the idea of using a reverse mortgage to draw additional funds, but are so fearful of making a costly mistake i...
There are those who see the third age of life as a new adventure in learning, contributing, engaging and growing.
If you feel 'stuck,' stressed out, or trapped in your current situation, I can't say that simply moving abroad will help you. But when you make that commitment ... when you make that leap ... something does fundamentally change inside you.
Dealing with life after retirement is a dilemma many face at their career's end. If you're wondering what to do when you retire, here are some tips to make those precious years fulfilling and joyful.
By Arielle O'Shea Q: Should I save, invest, or pay off my student loans? In certain corners of the internet, student loans are Mount Everes...
Sometimes it just pays to retire overseas ... not only an you live much more affordably overall, but you can treat yourself to experiences you might not have access to or be able to afford at home.
I knew you were the right therapist for me as soon as I heard your voice. I didn't know how to find a good therapist really. This was 1984 and there were no Google searches, Yelp reviews, or Healthgrades. The internet wouldn't be a reality for most of us for another decade. I had a big yellow phone book and looked up psychotherapist.
Here we go again. This time it's not coming from the mainstream media but from a research study that has a high risk of being misinterpreted. Regardless of the source, the argument that older workers should step aside is as flawed as ever.
When you're doing no rehab or other work on a home you're flipping, wholesaling is a term many use. You're locating a deep discount ...
"Most people focus on the 70 percent they will keep, not the spending they will give up. They aren't prepared for the changes that will be required in their lifestyles. When they eventually are confronted by the specifics they have to cut, they are unhappy."
"How many people say, 'I have a dream to own a bar?'" asks Patrick, owner of the Irish bar that bears his name. "Well, I actually did it." Patrick, now 53, bought the bar in 2007 as a way to plan for his retirement. He has since transformed it into one of the most popular expat hangouts in the city.
It's not being mean, but there is some comfort in finding out that the guy next to you is worse off than you are. When it comes to retirement saving t...