saving for retirement

Single Seniors May Pay the Price When it Comes to Retirement Savings

We all know people who are happily married, as well as ones who are miserably so. The same goes for singles — there are those who are single by choice and those who would do anything to have a partner. No matter which group you fall into, it’s important to understand the implications for your [...]

By |2021-10-11T16:07:58-04:00October 12th, 2021|

How Financial Confidence Impacts Your CCRC Decision Process

Choosing to move to a continuing care retirement community (CCRC or “life plan community”) is no doubt a big decision, involving aspects related to housing, lifestyle, healthcare, and certainly finances. For most potential residents of a CCRC, it’s nearly impossible to make a final decision without having a certain level of financial confidence about the [...]

By |2021-04-12T15:08:24-04:00March 25th, 2019|

A Guide to Understanding Annuities

If you are a regular follower of my blog, you know that I normally write on senior living-related issues, most often about continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs, also called life plan communities). Choosing a retirement community, particularly a CCRC, is a big financial decision, which is why I want to dig into a tangent topic [...]

By |2018-01-02T11:11:08-05:00January 1st, 2018|

Important Tasks & Decisions for Each Phase of Retirement Planning

Retirement. It tends to be a catch-all word that generally refers to the light at the end of the tunnel after years of hard work. It’s a time to enjoy the things in life that matter the most, like family, travel, and leisure activities. After all, you’ve put in your time and earned it! But [...]

By |2017-10-31T16:29:49-04:00September 25th, 2017|
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