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Photos from National Parks

Here are some photographs of the vacation one of our readers and her husband took as they began their life in retirement:“My husband and I retired in May and celebrated with a motor trip to several National Parks – Bryce, Zion, Shasta, Crater, Grand Tetons, Glacier and Yellowstone. The weather was glorious, the trees, streams, mountains, flowers magnificent and the various shades of green a wonder to behold. After 25 years of raising kids and being cooped up in offices, spending three weeks in nature was truly a breath of … 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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Baby Boomers and a Call to Action

Reagarding the economic stimulus package, early in the week President Obama said, “No plan is perfect, and we should work to make it stronger. Let’s show people all over our country who are looking for leadership in this difficult time that we are equal to the task.” The last couple of days, pushing hard to get a plan passed, he remarks, “The time for talk is over, the time for action is now.” As Baby boomers in a tough economy, do these words apply to you? Are you doing all … Continue reading

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