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Baby Boomers, Retirement and New Possibilities

Retirement Finds a New Purpose • Out of the Ashes, New Possibilities – A new and, in some ways, more optimistic vision for retirement is emerging. 60% of Americans now say they view retirement to be “a new, exciting chapter in life” contrasted with 52% last year. And, 70% want to include working in retirement as a way to contribute, remain stimulated and pay the bills. • Sage Elders Needed – Three-quarters of all respondents think our country would benefit in important ways if retirees were more involved in contributing … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers, Finances and Family Commitment

According to the research conducted by Age Wave, postponing retirement isn’t the only issue Baby Boomers are grappling with as a result of the economic upheaval. Fiscal responsibility and commitment to family weigh heavily on the hearts and minds of those who participated in the study: Needed: Financial Rehab • Lessons Learned – Only 4% of respondents strongly agree that Americans behave in a financially responsible fashion. 81% said that to “live within your means” was the most important financial advice parents could pass on to their children – jumping … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers, the Economy and Retirement

In early 2009, a study about the effects of the economy on retirement was initiated by Age Wave, a thought-leader on the baby boomer generation. Dr. Ken Dychtwald, CEO of the company, wrote about the results in an article for TheHuffingtonPost.com. We’ll be sharing them with you over the next few days – we think you’ll find them interesting: The current economic reckoning has created vast financial losses and uncertainty during the last year, triggering all generations to reassess the funding, timing and purpose of retirement. To learn precisely how … Continue reading

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