whether we get to retire early depends on the choices we make during our working years.
Americans continue to struggle with the fairly simple objective of saving more money. In a strong economy like now, it's shouldn't be all that difficult. These tips might help.
Multi-time Academy Award winner and nominee Rick Baker (An American Werewolf in London, Michael Jackson’s Thriller) may have retired from the film industry a few years back, but if you follow Baker on social media, you know that he’s still making good use of his talents. For his latest project, he has created his own take […]
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New data shows that while Americans are saving better, many still have inadequate savings.
If you are 62 years of age or older, you qualify for the Senior rate with Starwood Preferred Guest; but people who are younger and were members of the American Association of Retired Persons — which is more popularly and officially known...Show More Summary
But now, many Americans don’t have a traditional pension plan and they must fund their retirement lifestyle with Social Security.
On Tuesday, Feb. 6th, Current, a nonprofit news service for and about public media that’s published by the American University School of Communication, posted a story by associate editor April Simpson titled “NPR’s Daniel Zwerdling out after investigation into harassment.”...
After over 30 years with American Farm Bureau Federation, the name Mary Kay Thatcher has become well known in the agriculture world. But as of January 31, Thatcher retired from AFBF and is now looking forward to her next challenge doing federal relations for Syngenta. Mary Kay has been a regular speaker at the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau (CIRB)... Read More
In addition to decumulating wealth, aging Americans now need to manage and pay off heavy debt burdens in retirement.
Check out The Biglaw Investor or read How to Become a 401(k) Millionaire Your 401(k) probably won’t be enough to fund your entire retirement but it’s one of the main savings accounts available to Americans. At the very least, your 401(k) is a cornerstone account that will provide the foundation for your retirement. Show More Summary
If you read the financial headlines, you'll get the sense that retirement may be a disaster for many Americans. With a decline in employer-provided pensions and uncertainty over the future of government benefits, many older Americans are rightfully concerned about whether they will be able to...
The godfather of American homebrewing has an exit strategy. The Brewers Association announced that Charlie Papazian will step down Jan. 23, 2019, on this 70th birdthday. Papazian and Charlie Matzen, both school teachers at the time, founded the American Homebrewers Association in Boulder, Colo., in 1978. Papazian started the Great American Beer Festival four years […]
This is both frightening and interesting: Americans as it stands are drastically undersaved for retirement. Only a third of employees contribute to a 401(k) plan, and that’s if their employers even offer such an account (only 14% actually do, according to U.S. Show More Summary
The perception that Millennials -- Americans between the ages of 23 and 37 -- lack savvy when it comes to saving for retirement, budgeting and setting up and sticking to a financial plan is showing signs of being outdated, noted the survey, made available exclusively to USA TODAY... Show More Summary
When you think of the typical YouTube viewer, a member of the 50-plus age group probably isn’t the consumer you have in mind, but the American Association of Retired Persons is showing those viewers desire relatable content just as much as younger cohorts do. Show More Summary
Dear “Mitch” and “Chuck,” Retire. Now. Both of you. Seriously, leave Washington, D.C. and never come back. You are the reason why this city is in the condition it is in. You are why Americans’ trust in government is at an all-time low. Show More Summary
Early retirement planning makes you rethink what brings you happiness and life satisfaction outside of your career and improves your financial footing. Many Americans are unprepared for retirement and may need to continue working during their 60s and beyond. Show More Summary
Facebook's board of directors welcomed its first African-American member, as American Express chairman and CEO Kenneth Chenault will take a seat effective Feb. 5. Chenault has been with American Express for 37 years, and he is retiring as chairman and CEO effective Feb. 1, to be succeeded by vice chairman Stephen Squeri. Zuckerberg said in...
To keep from crying during the final run of her career, Julia Mancuso donned a Wonder Woman ski suit and tied a red cape around her neck, then raced downhill at the World Cup in Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy, with friends and American skiing legends waiting for her at the bottom. That was how Macuso’s illustrious skiing […]