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Mind The Gap, Then Fund The Gap

Most retirement plans created for Baby Boomers predicted that the last decade of work before retiring would be a nice gentle ride. Lofty incomes and kids leaving the nest after college would allow you to accumulate a comfortable cushion for the leisure years. But this isn’t happening. After the Great Financial Crisis, incomes for most […]

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My Retirement Rehab Weekly Round-up

Welcome to the round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. They are inspiring and thought-provoking and we’d like to share them with you.   USA Today Money How much do you need to fund retirement? More than you think From the article: “Don’t shoot the […]

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How to Prepare For a Job Change (Whether You Want it Or Not)

Job change is on the horizon for many late-career professionals today. Maybe you don’t like your career and want to try something different. Or maybe you’re worried about losing your job. Late-career job loss is a legitimate retirement concern, even if your boss is happy with your work. Career corporate workers are becoming obsolete thanks […]

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My Retirement Rehab Weekly Round-up

Welcome to the round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. They are inspiring and thought-provoking and we’d like to share them with you. On Success Why Successful People Take Ten Years To “Succeed Overnight” This is an excellent article that takes the time to analyze […]

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Your Retirement Fix: Stop Listening to Your Own Excuses

I’ve written extensively on this blog and elsewhere about how you can fix your retirement, no matter your age, debt, or living situation. I’ve led by example, pulling myself away from the brink of bankruptcy using my own strategy. But I know there are some readers with tools in hand, who will never use them. […]

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My Retirement Rehab Weekly Round-up

Welcome to the round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. This Round-up is about entrepreneurship. If you’re considering starting an online business, we think you’ll like them too. Success Success Magazine produces some great video on what they call the YOU Economy. Others call it […]

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Is Student Debt Your Biggest Retirement Concern? You’re Not Alone

Financial advisors like to discuss how student debt will destroy retirement for Millennials. But they’re not the first generation where student debt is a serious retirement concern. Gen Xers and Baby Boomers who are either near retirement or already retired are carrying a huge load of student debt. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau […]

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