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Medicare or Med advantage?

Many of you, as am I, are approaching the magic age of 65.  Assuming we are not still working and covered by an approved plan, we will have to make a choice between traditional Medicare (TM) parts A, B and C or a Medicare advantage plan.  Here are few things to contemplate. TM covers most…

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The Golden Girls got it right

Traditionally, living with roommates has been the lifestyle primarily of the young and single, but more and more people in their 50s and beyond are turning to home sharing to ease the high cost of living and reduce the isolation that can occur when older adults live on their own.  Entrepreneur Karen Venable started her…

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Timing regrets with Social Security

The third annual  Nationwide Retirement Institute survey of nearly 1,000 people 50 or older, approaching retirement or retired, found that 23 percent would change when they started drawing Social Security to a later age. And 24 percent of recent retirees said their benefits were less than expected. Of those who said they would not change when they started…

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Retiring single women face hardships

All the Single Ladies, All the Single Ladies: Start planning now for your financial future! A much-anticipated report released Tuesday shows the roughly 55 million single women in the U.S. are in a far more precarious position than married women – as well as all men – when it comes to retirement savings. As a…

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What retirees cannot afford to ignore

We know there are no guarantees that come with retirement. So, as you we go forward we should remember that there are a few things Baby Boomers simply cannot afford to do. 1. We can’t afford to ignore our finances. It doesn’t matter how big our nest egg is or how generous our pension, we…

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More than 80% of retired Americans are stressed about their finances and health.  Joining them are the over  78 million Baby Boomers in the next decade.  Most are woefully unprepared.  The Retirement Peace Project provides non-commercial retirement education, planning and ongoing coaching.

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