Archive for Financial Security 2014

1/14/2014 – Minorities’ Savings Accounts Aren’t Adding Up For Retirement

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A new report from the National Institute on Retirement Security finds that minorities — Latinos in particular — are in bad shape when it comes to saving for retirement. Host Michel Martin speaks with researcher Nari Rhee about why that’s a big problem. Read the full article at National Public Radio (NPR).

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1/12/2014 – Retirements at Risk, Despite Rising Asset Values (Wall Street Journal)

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At the risk of being a party pooper: Higher stock and home values aren’t doing much to brighten the retirement outlook. That’s the message in a new study—”Will the Rebound in Equities and Housing Save Retirements?”—from the Boston College Center for Retirement Research. The report updates the center’s National Retirement Risk Index, which measures the […]

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1/12/2014 – Jobs report highlights the aging of Baby Boomers

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But a group that includes leading Wall Street and Federal Reserve economists says the drop in workforce participation is about demographics, not the health of the economy. Mostly, it’s about Baby Boomers. About 76% of those leaving the workforce in 2013 last year represented people over age 55 who say they don’t want jobs, the […]

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1/8/2014 – Semi-Retirement: A Strategy To Build A Better Life

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Employees these days realize they probably won’t experience their grandparents’ version of retirement. They can expect to live longer and need to be fully prepared to make the most of this new stage of their lives. To ensure that the shine doesn’t come off their golden years, many plan to continue to work—only this time […]

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1/6/2014 – You may be saving too much for retirement

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It’s very possible you won’t spend as much in retirement as you think. Read the full article at CNN.

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1/1/2014 – Moves Guaranteed to Help You Retire Sooner

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Not many choices you make with your nest egg will guarantee good results. But the good news is that some steps are guaranteed to shorten your time to financial freedom. Here are a few such moves: Read the full article at U.S. News and World Report.

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1/1/2014 – 10 retirement resolutions to set for 2014

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“Most of us have not saved enough for retirement. I’ve doled out dozens of tips for retirement and common mistakes in 2013. So, as we head into the new year I’d like to remind you of some of the most important.” Read the full article at USA Today.

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