Category Archives: Retirement

Baby Boomer Breakdown

Over 77 million baby boomers will by turning the ripe age of 65 this year, primetime candidates for retirement. But wait, most boomers will never see themselves in the same crop of retirement ads that their parents were in. A … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Stay Active and Involved After Retiring

While it may sound silly, the one thing many people fail to consider when retiring is what they’ll do once they’re done working and actually have ample free time. Most of us have spent the time building up to retirement … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Your Retirement Needs, Part I

When you take the time to ponder your retirement picture, how much do you see and how well­-focused is the image? A comprehensive retirement plan is, in a manner of speaking, a picture of your future — a future in … Continue reading

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4 Common Retirement Blunders

The prospect of finally retiring can be an exhilarating one, and saying goodbye to the daily grind can be immensely gratifying. But that’s only if you do it right. Overlooking even just one key component of a well­rounded retirement plan … Continue reading

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Will You Be Able To Retire?

I see them everywhere I go – the supermarket, movie theater, local restaurants and even at the health club; more and more senior citizens are staying in the workforce through their retirement years. Granted, it could be for several different … Continue reading

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Fast Forward: How Retirement is Changing

Predicting the future is a rough sort of business to find yourself in, particularly with a world that’s begun changing more and more rapidly with every passing day.  Unfortunately a lot of people on all sides of retirement find themselves … Continue reading

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How Baby Boomers are Reinventing Retirement

Not only have baby boomers reinvented each stage of life as they passed through it, but they will also reinvent retirement standards as well, changing the retirement landscape for generations to come. Over 77 million baby boomers will by turning … Continue reading

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Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

You have worked hard all of your life. You have raised a beautiful family that you are proud of, and you and your spouse are finally ready to enjoy your golden years together. And yes, you have also planned and … Continue reading

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New Year Means New Rules for IRAs

The dropping of the big ball on New Years Eve usually means resolutions, bowl games, and eating black-eyes-peas for good luck.  This year, it also means some new rules taking effect to govern IRAs.  According to a study funded by … Continue reading

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A Few Answers on Annuities

As you near retirement age, your portfolio should begin to exhibit a good bit of diversity.  Sometimes, that makes it necessary to look further afield for products that meet your investment needs.  Often, that search will lead you to annuities. … Continue reading

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