Before you completely relax into your so-called golden years, you should be aware of the potential financial pitfalls that await as retirement begins. One firm even trademarked the term “retirement red zone” to identify it. Read the full article at CNBC.
Los Angeles, well-known as a haven of the young and the stunning, now aims to become “the most age-friendly” place in the world. Read the full article at Forbes.
When it comes to aging, sometimes you’re only as old as you – subliminally – think. Read the full article at Forbes.
Retirement is too long. We haven’t adjusted to longer lifespans and greater physical and mental capabilities in our later years. As a result, the notion of retiring at 65 is outmoded for most—and even dangerous for many, who can’t possibly save enough over their working lives to cover a 30+-year retirement. I ask people all […]
Research shows that most retirees and pre-retirees tend to underestimate how long they might live. Huge mistake. If you build a nest egg and plan to spend it down on the assumption you’ll live to 85 but you make it 95, those extra 10 years could be grim. Fortunately, a new easy-to-use tool can give […]
You may have long pictured homeownership as a cornerstone of your retirement. But baby boomers are increasingly renting instead. From 2005 to 2015, the number of renters ages 60 to 64 nearly doubled, rising from 1.3 million households to 2.5 million, reports Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies. Read the full article at Money.
Women who attend religious services frequently may live longer than women who don’t, new research suggests. Read the full article at Reuters.
An overwhelming majority (93 percent) of retirees recently surveyed say their life is as good or better than before retirement. That’s one result reported in a new study from Merrill Lynch titled “Leisure in Retirement: Beyond the Bucket List.” The survey found most retirees are happy to be free from the daily grind, the pressure […]
Researchers are pushing for a more accurate way to predict your health and life span by looking beyond just your chronological age. Read the full article at Time.
While the diseases that now kill most people in developed nations — heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, cancer — have different immediate causes, age is the major risk factor for all of them. That means that even treatment breakthroughs in these areas, no matter how vital to individuals, would yield on average four or five […]