"U.S. government statistics say that over 70% of Americans 65 and older will need long-term care at least once in their lives. Yet, only 33% of us understand and acknowledge that we're likely to need long-term care in the future."- Robert Cannon Various studies over the past decade indicate that Americans tend to vastly underestimate [...]
Today 10,000 new baby boomers retire each day. Think about it: Many people don’t get defined pension plans from their employers anymore. If anything, employers have reduced their 401k match, while employees are contributing less to their 401k.
In a 2011 survey asking Baby Boomer-aged women about their retirement plans and their investible assets, single women had substantially less money saved for retirement than did single men. In addition to less money saved for retirement, a high percentage (86%) of women surveyed planned to retire earlier than men.
According to California-based exit planner Bill Black, "85% of small businesses have done no planning, leaving their families and employees at risk." Survey after survey indicates that Baby Boomer and Genx business owners have done little to prepare for the day when they will no longer work in their businesses. Unfortunately, exiting a business in [...]
As we age, safety, security, and guarantees become more and more important. Having an income that will last a lifetime and ensuring that dignity is part of our existence is a priority.