While you were trying to catch that rare Pokémon, did you actually miss the real life target? The last few days have been weird. I've seen 20-somet...
Baby boomer debt is mounting at rates that are disparate with the previous generation, fueling fears that many will never be able to retire and live...
I am not usually someone who avoids things. In fact, I like to face things head on and not deny reality. However, for some reason, when it comes to things like wills, retirement, and investing money, I do not do so well. And I think I need to change that.
Dear Carrie, I'm turning 65 in a few months, and still working. I have no immediate plans to retire, but I'm wondering what I should be thinking about...
"What would we do in Wisconsin in retirement?" says Lance Koehler, reflecting on his new life in beachside Tulúm, Mexico. "Go to the mall, shovel snow. Here I love the warm weather, the sun, and going to the beach."
Big Mama's Kitchen and Catering in Omaha, Nebraska is a destination for out-of-town foodies and local restaurant aficionados alike. For restauranteur Patricia Barron, the soul food eatery is the culmination of a lifetime of cooking, collecting recipes, and honing her business skills.
Chili in the crockpot, apple pie in the oven, cheesy biscuits cooling on the countertop; I'm ready. My 3-year-old triplet grandchildren are on a two-hour drive to spend the night with Granny and Papa while their parents attend a wedding.
In the states this summer visiting family and friends, the constant barrage of political news was exhausting. It's saddening. Maddening. Lucky for us, in our hometown in Ecuador, we are far removed from this madness.
Just last month, the World Health Organization passed its first official strategy focused on aging and health, and last year, a new book from McKinsey identified aging as one of four new mega-trends shaping our world. Even the OECD has turned its focus to the silver economy.
There may still be a lot of jokes about "the old folks' home," but many senior living facilities these days are getting with the times. These residences are installing services and changing their designs to better fit the new generations of senior citizens, and in the process making them a more appealing option for a person's twilight years.
Here we were -- a couple in our mid-50s -- who wanted to do something different. But where would we go? It's a huge world out there. How would we choose? Living in the U.S. northeast, we wanted to choose a part of the world that was a reasonable commute back to visit family and friends.
For these reasons ... the stunning beauty, excellent flight connections, an extraordinary culinary scene, modern shopping, and great infrastructure ... you'll find a good number of English-speaking expats here. They say they don't lack for anything, especially fun activities.
Dear Carrie, My husband and I are both in our sixties with no immediate plans to retire, but trying to plan our finances for when that day eventually...
Expanding Social Security, while requiring the wealthiest to pay more -- indeed, their fair share -- is a solution to the nation's perilous and rising income and wealth inequality. Expanding Social Security is a solution to the financial squeeze on working families.
With Hillary Clinton acquiescing to pressure from the Sanders campaign, the Democratic Party is uniting around calling for Social Security expansion. Exactly what expansion would include remains unclear though with many proposals circulating.
Both my husband Olof and I will turn 69 this year and for the first time, we've started talking about 'aging out' -- just being too old to do things.