Federal employees thinking about retiring before 2020 need to get planning. Now. My clients frequently ask about preparing for their retirement. I’m all about planning. Getting prepared for what might be ahead is a wise way to go. As Benjamin Franklin told us, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” Federal employees are being advised to plan for their retirement … [Read more...] about Planning for Retirement: Federal Employees
If you are thinking about where you want to live in retirement or how to make your community more friendly to an aging population, the AARP has created an online tool for you. The goal of the AARP Livability Index is to identify the most livable places. It is based on interviews with 4,500 Americas who are at least age 50 and data was collected from Census information, … [Read more...] about How Livable is Your Community to Those 50+?
For three in four single retirees more than half of their income comes from Social Security. A divorced retiree who was married for at least a decade is entitled to spousal Social Security benefits, the same as if they were still married. The benefits are available even if the ex-spouse remarries. That eligibility ends when the divorced retiree remarries. The benefits are no … [Read more...] about Retired and Considering Remarrying? Consider how Social Security benefits will change