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Category: Retirement

The Greatest Things about Retirement - According to Recent Retirees

  If you are nearing retirement, you have a lot of great things to look forward to. Below are some of the top things recent retirees report they appreciate most.   No more alarm clock – Most people are forced to ignore their natural sleep cycle by waking up with the assistance of an alarm clock. Now you can wake up when your body tells you. Once people have the chance to awaken naturally...

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Is Retirement Really the Right Time to Get a Pet?

If you took a quick poll, you’d probably get divided answers on whether or not adopting a pet in retirement is the best idea. Some would suggest that the golden years are for slowing down, not worrying about caring for a young pet. Others, however, would say that there are emotional and physiological benefits to having a four-legged friend. So who’s right? A number of Scientific studies ...

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Help! I'm Over 55 with No Retirement Plan!

If you’re nearing 60 with little to no savings for retirement, you might be a little worried. And while it is a tough spot to be in, you’re not alone. In fact, 19 percent of those between 55 and 64 have no savings at all for retirement according to the Federal Reserve Board. It’s an unfortunately common problem. The good news is, while not easy, you can start making changes today that wi...

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Simple Ways to Streamline Your Retirement Accounts

It seems that as we near retirement, the amount of mail we get increases significantly. Not only are we the target market for everything from political to Medicare mailers, we’re also faced with a crazy amount of financial statements on all of our retirement accounts. Something as simple as sorting through the mail at this point feels intimidating. And while some of that is simply unavoi...

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