News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement
By Jessica Hall
From MarketWatch Retirement:
Caregiving advocate Rosalynn Carter has dementia--'We are experiencing the joy and the challenges of this journey'. Former first lady Rosalynn Carter, 95, has dementia after a lifetime of public service and caretaking of others.
Older women are about to inherit a significant amount of cash. Are they prepared? $30 trillion. That's the level of assets that single women--many of them widows--will control by the end of the decade. That's bigger than the entire U.S. economy, currently estimated at close to $27 trillion.
It's not impossible to save for retirement: Here's how even low-wage workers can build a nest egg. Automate your savings, waste less on food and resources, and ask for advice--just an example of the tips to help low-wage workers save more for retirement.
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'A funeral isn't just a day in the life--it's a life in a day.' Women in the funeral industry are finding their calling.
More in retirement news:
I Lost $400k of My Retirement Savings in a Roth 401(k)--and If You're Not Careful, You Could Too (Yahoo Finance)
Semi-Retirees Know the Key to Work-Life Balance (The Atlantic)
Young Adults Don't Think They'll Do Better Than Their Parents (Bloomberg)
Beware the Retirement Hazard Zone: Those Years Right After Age 59 1/2 (Kiplinger)
Are You Worried About Running Out of Money in Retirement? (Kiplinger)
Research and Insight:
How Do You Stack Up For Retirement? (Forbes)
Stay Social: 4 Ways to Fight Loneliness in Retirement (Katie Couric Media)
Aiming for a Millionaire Retirement? The Ideal Investment Strategy May Surprise You (Motley Fool)
What Role Should Social Security Play in Your Retirement? (Motley Fool)
Which Retirement Accounts Should You Withdraw From First? (Kiplinger)
To share with your family, friends and clients:
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How to downsize--fast
Social Security's big blunders: Retirees are being bullied into paying back thousands in miscalculated benefits
Pack your summer with fun with this list of 33 festivals in 29 states
How to make the most of your money if you're single
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