Balancing the desire to live for today against minimizing the risk of outliving one’s money is the primary challenge of successful retirement planning.
Good news! Older people tend to be happier than younger people, and their happiness increases with age.
Journalist Liz Weston details three key decisions about retirement benefits which can help couples make their money last, or dramatically increase the chances the survivor will end up broke.
One-fifth of our country’s population is on the doorstep of retirement. These folks face a particular psychological challenge: confronting the reality they’ll soon be done adding to their nest egg and will have to live off it for 30 years or more. In this Portland Business Journal article, Vista’s Dougal Williams provides four tips to help make retirement a happy and prosperous one.
You’ve likely received plenty of advice on how to save and invest for retirement. Most retirees, however, receive far too little education and training about how to rebalance their greatest assets: their time, energy and talents.
In the state that brought us gambling as an everyday activity, the two professionals who gauge investment odds have taken their money off one particularly large table, deciding that it no longer makes sense to bet on Wall Street wizards to beat the market. The New York Times’ Ron Lieber dives in.