Tag: retire

Financial Planners to Council Retirement Planners on How To Spend Wisely

"You’re prob­a­bly see­ing a lot of pic­tures of old peo­ple on social media as the lat­est craze over the 'FaceApp Chal­lenge' has chil­dren look­ing like seniors. This lat­est obses­sion of aging your­self may seem like a cool thing to do, but how do peo­ple real­ly feel about get­ting old­er, asks Ipsos?"

35% of Retirees Don’t Know What Their Vision and Dental Insurance Options Are

If you're retired or get­ting ready to be, odds are you're unsure how you're going to get vision insur­ance. That's accord­ing to a recent sur­vey com­mis­sioned by VSP Vision Care. A com­bined total of 332 retirees and pre-retirees par­tic­i­pat­ed in the sur­vey.

21% of Americans Have Not Started Saving for Retirement

Amer­i­cans feel under-pre­pared for the finan­cial real­i­ties of retire­ment, accord­ing to new data from North­west­ern Mutu­al. Near­ly eight in 10 (78%) Amer­i­cans are "extreme­ly" or "some­what" con­cerned about afford­ing a com­fort­able retire­ment while two thirds believe there is some like­li­hood of out­liv­ing retire­ment sav­ings.

Working "Unretirement" into Retirement/Financial Plans

"Unre­tire­ment is becom­ing more com­mon, researchers report. A 2010 analy­sis by Nicole Maes­tas, an econ­o­mist at Har­vard Med­ical School, found that more than a quar­ter of retirees lat­er resumed work­ing. A more recent sur­vey from RAND Cor­po­ra­tion, the non­prof­it research firm, pub­lished in 2017, found almost 40% of work­ers over 65 had pre­vi­ous­ly, at some point, retired."

Baby Boomers Make Waves by Retiring Overseas

Edi­tors at Inter​na​tion​al​Liv​ing​.com are see­ing more Baby Boomers tak­ing advan­tage of good-val­ue oppor­tu­ni­ties abroad — for med­ical care, rov­ing retire­ment, or sim­ply trav­el, Jen­nifer Stevens, Exec­u­tive Edi­tor of Inter­na­tion­al Liv­ing, says. “Retirees are active­ly look­ing beyond our bor­ders for sav­ings, and they’re embrac­ing their sense of adven­ture and strik­ing out in greater num­bers than ever.”