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Are Baby Boomers Destroying the Economy?

It’s becoming a mantra: “Baby Boomers Destroyed the Economy.” Millennials and Gen Xers are the worst off. No one can dream of saving for retirement, while the Boomers are sitting pretty with their Social Security, Medicare, and nest eggs from their cushy salaried jobs. Marco Rubio brought it up when he campaigned in Florida: “Everyone […]

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Will Gig Work Help With Your Retirement Strategy

You probably already know something about the so-called ‘gig economy.’. It’s a new wave employment model that Millennials are flocking to. Essentially, gig work entails short-term freelance contracts instead of permanent, salaried jobs. Many love the model because it offers the most flexible working environment to-date. But what about those of us with retirement on […]

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The 5 Best Cities to Retire Abroad

When I Google “best retirement cities,” most of the post make me laugh. They recommend places like Wenatchee, Washington and Portland, Maine. Sure, those places are much more affordable than the Chicago suburbs. But is Wenatchee where you want to spend the rest of your life? A lot of people are making compromises these days […]

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Is Living Abroad Your Retirement Fix?

Retiring abroad has always been a draw for certain people. Spend your Golden Years relaxing on the beach and drinking margaritas. Encourage your kids and grandkids to come visit when they’re on vacation. It paints a nice picture. But living abroad is starting to take on another new appeal for people approaching retirement. If you’re worried […]

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Your Job Loss Resource Guide

Your Job Loss Resource Guide Job loss is a big worry for every generation, but it’s a special issue if you’re getting ready for retirement. Maybe you’ve been working in the same field for 30 years, and don’t have any commutable skills. Maybe you’re a great employee, but your position is becoming automated. Maybe you […]

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My Retirement Rehab Friday 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. At BlackRock, Machines Are Rising Over Managers to Pick Stocks Read the full post at the New York Times “Laurence D. Fink, […]

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How Women Are Improving Their Retirement Outlook

In recent weeks, I’ve been researching more about women and retirement in America. It was easy to find disheartening statistics everywhere I went: Women lack confidence in their retirement planning Time off for care-giving negatively impacts retirement Women are less likely to be offered retirement benefits The list goes on. Keeping up on retirement savings […]

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5 Positive Side Effects of Moving Abroad

I’m generally a very positive person but some time ago I sensed I was becoming less so. I noticed I was not consciously as grateful as usual. In fact, I even looked at others with some envy. This all changed very dramatically when I moved overseas in 2014.   What I really realized is that by relocating overseas I could almost totally reinvent […]

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Beyond the Assembly Line: 7 Top Jobs Replaced By Robots

Foxconn replaces ‘60,000 factory workers with robots. It’s headlines like that that keep blue collar workers awake at night. Hell, they’re not alone. Chefs, bank tellers, customer service workers, ando others are all on the chopping block. It’s managers, professionals, and corporate executives who seem unperturbed by the prospect of their jobs replaced by robots. But when […]

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My Retirement Rehab Friday 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. Reuters Five Steps to Age-proof Your Retirement Healthcare Costs This is a great article that discusses health concerns as it relates to […]

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