The 5 Worst States for Retirees

Originally posted on Market Outpost:
Earlier we covered the 5 best states to retire in and today we’re going to look at the 5 worst states for retirees. After years of toil, sweat, and tears in the workforce, the last thing a retiree wants to do is settle down in a state which offers the…

The 5 Best States to Retire In

Originally posted on Market Outpost:
The current population of people entering retirement in the US is staggering. In fact, there are some estimates over the next 20 years, about 10,000 people will reach the age of 65 every single day. Even though senior entitlement programs seem to be in political danger, many forward-thinking individuals were…

Dream Retirement

Originally posted on I Make My Bed:
In the yard, you can see several cars. There are kids running around the front and backyard. The pool is clean, and the water slide is running. Laughter can be heard outside and inside the home. Adults are milling around sharing the latest news, and hugs are given…

My financial decisions: From the very bad to the very best

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Baby Boomer Facts

Originally posted on Retirement Diva:
There are 78-million Baby Boomers, born between 1946 and 1964, marching towards retirement. The first Boomer turned 65 in 2011. “We estimate that two-thirds of Boomer households will receive some inheritance over their lifetimes, with a median amount of $64,000. Although the incidence of receipt increases with income, 50% or…

Health Benefits of Cardio and Weight Training – Fitness After 50 is Fun!

Originally posted on Retirement Diva:
It’s never to late to start an exercise program, but always check with your doctor first to review what is best for you. Starting an exercise program after the age of 50 can add years to your life and life to your years. Besides, it’s a great way to meet…

Investing doesn’t have to be confusing

Originally posted on The Savings Scholar:
It’s time to start thinking about retirement! … Yes, I know you’re only a junior in college. It’s still a wise idea to start playing the stock market or buying bonds even if you haven’t joined the workforce yet: Catherine Shenoy, director of applied portfolio management at the University…

“My folks find themselves at 65 still owing half the value of their home and recreation property to the bank. After almost 30 years of ownership in the BPOE and a number of boom markets, they have very little to show for it.”

Originally posted on Vancouver Real Estate Anecdote Archive:
“My folks have owned in South Surrey since the mid-70′s, mostly in just two locations, but in their empty nest years yo-yoed between downsizing and re-upsizing to various condos, townhouses, duplexes, etc. trying to ‘find the right fit’, and all of a sudden they find themselves at…

Making the Right Savings Choices If You are Facing Divorce

Originally posted on Financial Engines:
One of the difficult things that can happen to people as life goes on is dealing with divorce. While getting divorced can be an emotional time, it’s also a critical time to deal with your assets carefully. If you choose to proceed, you should know that divorcing later in life…

Baby Boomers are not sure if they can afford to retire!

Originally posted on Financial Preservation Specialists:
The generation that changed the world, often simply from sheer headcount, is worried about its retirement years, according to a new study from the Insured Retirement Institute. The percentage of baby boomers who are confident in their financial preparations for retirement declined to 37%, according to the IRI. That…