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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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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 Retirement Round-Up

Welcome to the Round-up! Below are the posts we read, found interesting and loved this week for a variety of reasons. We think you’ll like them too. How to avoid choosing the wrong retirement ‘paradise’ “See your new life through a realistic lens.” Finding the life you imagined after retirement requires an honest look, getting past […]

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Stop Telling Yourself Your Retirement Will Be Ok

The reality of the 40 or 50-year-old corporate executive is that things have changed. Your retirement isn’t what you expected.   In fact the change has accelerated since the Global Financial Crisis.  The roots however go back much farther. Until the early 1980’s wage growth in the U.S. had grown at 2.2% for around 80 […]

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