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29 06, 2020

3 Things to Know If You Plan on a Late Retirement

Retirement isn’t what it used to be: It’s typically longer and more active. Not everyone’s retirement will look the same, and not everyone’s has to. Maybe you’ll transition to part-time before fully retiring, or maybe you're looking forward to a second career doing something you love. 86% of Americans in their 50’s say they’ll work [...]

22 06, 2020

Are We Entering the Roaring 20’s Round 2?

While no one knows what this decade will bring, we might look to history for some insight. One hundred years ago, America was reeling from the Spanish Flu and uncertain economic prospects. At the time, many may have been pessimistic, but then we entered the Roaring 20’s. While there is much uncertainty now, we may [...]

12 06, 2020

3 Things to Know Before Making Summer Travel Plans

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in many things, including canceled trips. Americans are now wondering about summer travel plans, and if it's wise to make them before the country fully reopens. Just because everything isn’t completely back to normal yet doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t take a vacation this summer – even if it [...]

8 06, 2020

3 Strategies for Creating a Solid Retirement Plan

The past few months have caused many to worry about their financial future, and some may assume they can recoup their losses by delaying retirement or working in retirement. A recent survey found that 54% of Americans say they’d like to continue working in retirement, while 40% say they worry they won’t be able to [...]

31 05, 2020

Far-Reaching Effects of This Pandemic on Social Security and Taxes

Long after the restaurants and hotels are open again, the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will still be felt by many individuals and the country. During this time of widespread unemployment, less is collected in payroll taxes that fund Social Security, while emergency federal spending has increased significantly. Here are potential far-reaching effects of [...]

29 05, 2020

How To Stay Independent When You Have To Self-Quarantine

Even as life starts to return to normal for some, those 50 and over may be advised to limit contact with others to avoid catching COVID-19. This can be difficult when you or an older parent need something done around the house. Here are three ways to stay independent when you have to self-quarantine. Reduce [...]