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How will baby boomers travel in 2015?

The youngest of America’s largest generation has turned 50. What kind of trips will they take? The post How will baby boomers travel in 2015? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

One baby boomer’s very proud of his very cool dad

Fond memories of his father from editorial cartoonist Mike Keefe. The post One baby boomer’s very proud of his very cool dad appeared first on BoomerCafe.

IRA Consolidation: The “Super IRA” Strategy

The Traditional IRA and its offshoots (SEP, SIMPLE, rollover and Roth IRAs) play a leading role in helping millions of U.S. taxpayers invest for retirement.  However, many IRA owners are unaware of the opportunity they have to consolidate their multiple IRAs by using a “Super IRA” strategy (most common is a rollover 401k). An IRA […]

Estate Planning Checklist

Estate planning is a task that people tend to put off, as any discussion of “the end” tends to be off-putting. However, those who die without their financial affairs in good order risk leaving their heirs some significant problems along with their legacies. No matter what your age, here are some things you may want […]

10 Essential Factors of a Retirement Planning Checklist

If there’s one thing that you don’t want to do twice, that would be retiring. Imagine having to go back to work after you’ve called it quits. Yuck!! I’ve heard horror stories of this happening and the most common culprit is lack of planning. Planning your retirement is something you do not want to take […]

How to Maximize Your Social Security

We’re all about retirement planning, and we often talk about Roth IRAs and other retirement accounts and strategies. But what about Social Security? It’s an often overlooked, though highly critical, component of your retirement plan. There are ways to maximize your Social Security income, but the most effective strategies need to be put in place before you […]

Couples Retiring on the Same Page

What does a good retirement look like to you? Does it resemble the retirement that your spouse or partner has in mind? It is at least roughly similar? The Social Security Commission currently projects an average retirement of 19 years for a man and 21 years for a woman (assuming retirement at age 65). So […]

How Can LTC Insurance Help You Protect Your Assets?

How will you pay for long term care? The sad fact is that most people don’t know the answer to that question. But a potential solution is available. Many baby boomers are opting to make long term care coverage an important part of their retirement strategies. The reasons to get an LTC policy after age […]

Enyoy! (Nope, not a typo) Happy New Era!

Baby boomers are getting older, and America is changing, as Mort Rosenblum observes. The post Enyoy! (Nope, not a typo) Happy New Era! appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Happy Holidays from BoomerCafé

BoomerCafé returns Friday, January 2, with a new roster of stories. The post Happy Holidays from BoomerCafé appeared first on BoomerCafe.

It’s holiday time at BoomerCafé

The BoomerCafé guys -- David and Greg -- are taking some time off during this holiday season. The post It’s holiday time at BoomerCafé appeared first on BoomerCafe.

For this baby boomer, ‘tis the season of giving

Tam Warner Minton's idea about the holiday season is based on tradition. The post For this baby boomer, ‘tis the season of giving appeared first on BoomerCafe.

One boomer’s memories of Christmas morning long ago

Sometimes, says writer Eric Mondschein, it wasn't a happy ending. The post One boomer’s memories of Christmas morning long ago appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Five enticing reasons for boomers to stay retired overseas

It seems as if more and more baby boomers are moving abroad for retirement. The post Five enticing reasons for boomers to stay retired overseas appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Go where the baby boomers are!

Bob Atkinson learns most of the visitors to the Virgin Islands are boomers. The post Go where the baby boomers are! appeared first on BoomerCafe.

Age seems less important in today’s world

Marva Goldsmith has written a book on rebranding yourself after age 50. The post Age seems less important in today’s world appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer pulls on rain boots in the Pacific Northwest

Linda Myers traded in fashionable Chicago for small town Washington State. The post A boomer pulls on rain boots in the Pacific Northwest appeared first on BoomerCafe.

One boomer asks, is Facebook the new Big Brother?

Wayne Merry thinks Facebook comes down to how carefully you use it. The post One boomer asks, is Facebook the new Big Brother? appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A boomer remembers a magical time of year

Erin O'Brien reflects on the nostalgic days of the holiday season. The post A boomer remembers a magical time of year appeared first on BoomerCafe.

A baby boomer actually enjoyed cataract surgery

Many of us are headed toward cataract surgery. Roz Warren thought it was cool. The post A baby boomer actually enjoyed cataract surgery appeared first on BoomerCafe.

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