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Mon, 19 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0400Lots of people connect growing older with all the decrease of freedom. Typically, older people and assisted living facilities tend to be feelings that walk together in your thoughts. Even so, getting older does not necessarily mean that you must give up your own home plus your flexibility to live on your own. With the correct independent residing knowledge, an aging particular person could expand some time they may have in the convenience of their particular property.
Fri, 05 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400If you have ever thought about retiring, you've probably thought about where. For many it's a place where life is just a little bit slower. Somewhere you can find time to relax. Spend more time with your family and friends. And soak up some sun. Whilst still enjoying all the things you do back home. Life in Phuket is a bit different to living in Hong Kong, Singapore or Bangkok.
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400One of the most enduring American dreams has been to retire early in a place which has an abundance of sun and sand. Whenever, retirement is discussed, Mexico as a retirement destination is one of the prime candidates. While earlier, only the sunny weather and magnificent beaches were chief reasons for selecting it as retirement destination for Americans, Canadians and Europeans, now the situation has changed dramatically.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 00:00:00 -0500Since 2006, people with UK pensions who are, or who will become, non-resident in the UK for tax purposes have been able to move their pension benefits to a Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Scheme (QROPS). In addition, UK pension benefits tend to die with the member and the fund cannot be passed to beneficiaries. Yet these issues can be avoided by transferring the private pension out of the UK.
Mon, 14 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400Nursing homes can often provide a reassuring level of support and care for elderly people who are no longer able to care for themselves. Whilst your parents or grandparents might be well looked after if they move to a nursing home, you may also want peace of mind that their belongings are safe too.
Sun, 02 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400Living a peaceful and a happy retired life is what most people love to do on retirement. Unfortunately there are many instances where the retirement income becomes insufficient to meet certain outstanding family responsibilities and hence an additional income becomes a necessity to boost your retirement income.
Fri, 02 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400Not so long ago retirement planning consisted for many of saving a good lump sum that they could live off once they retired. For some this is not enough, people have realised they have to be intelligent with their money and look for other ways to make it grow.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500People who were born after the World War II conflict in 1946 and before the Vietnam War are considered to be the baby boomers generation. This generation is called the baby boomers generation because of the significant increase of birth rates during these times. In fact, there were about 78 million baby boomers born in the United States between the years 1946 and 1964.
Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500The coming retirement stage of baby boomers has become a public major concern. It is partly due to the financial pressures that will arise when they collect Medicare and Social Security benefits. Moreover, there are claims saying that adequate private savings are never accumulated by boomers to support their retirement.
Sun, 17 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500In planning for your retirement, buying disability, health or long-term care insurance is important. The insurance company would usually want to know a lot about you. You will be classified based on your habits, medical records and family history.
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0500Taking the plunge into retirement or semi-retirement can be daunting enough without making the choice to move into a new home at the same time. But many people age 55 and above are choosing to leave their high maintenance or too large family home to move into active adult communities, which are restricted to households with at least one member age 55 and older.
Fri, 22 May 2009 00:00:00 -0400In many of our neighbourhoods there are not readily available exercise facilities or social opportunities. This can make it difficult for retired people to maintain a previously healthy lifestyle. Keep in mind, a healthy lifestyle doesn't just include exercise, but also social connections and mental stimulation as well. All of these factors can be supported by a good retirement community.
Tue, 17 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0400There is no denying the fact that when you retire your lifestyle too changes. This does not in anyway mean that you will no longer lead a happy and contended life. Retirement can be beautiful if you plan it well. Unlike in years gone by, planning for life after retirement requires much more thought and more money simply because our expectations are much higher today.
Tue, 10 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -040065 is a number with quite important meaning in North American society. It is the traditional age for a person to leave the work force behind, and to enjoy their golden years in a warm locale. Retirement is a reward for decades of hard work, and is a time of life that many people look forward to.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Sooner or later you as a senior will move out of your home to downsize your living requirements. Perhaps your children have grown up and gone to make the world a better place. Possibly you have recently lost your partner. Whatever the reason, you may possibly have decided to rent an apartment. If that is the case there are some things you must be aware of and some things you may want to avoid.
Mon, 16 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500Do you know how much money you will need at retirement? Do you know if you will even have that much money? The best method to know for certain is for you to start putting together your retirement worksheet today. Before you begin your worksheet, however, you will need to answer the following 3 vital questions...
Fri, 30 Jan 2009 00:00:00 -0500This is a quote from the website for Boston's Beacon Hill Village, not a place, but an organization. Founded in 2001, its members consist of a group of residents facing the decison of relocation to retirement communities. They loved their homes and were looking for an alternative to moving, but they needed someplace safe that provided the services they required.
Mon, 08 Dec 2008 00:00:00 -0500There are lots of people who may be in similar situation like you. However, lots of them dont become able to find out the right way to live their life after retirement. Actually, things tend to get changed after retirement as some people start to think that can not do anything now. However, this is the basic thought that should be avoided after retirement as this can make your life extremely difficult.
Mon, 17 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500Retirement is the start of second innings of your life. This is the time that is supposed to give you all the freedom, time and resources to fully enjoy your life. Not all people can enjoy retirement life as they should, owing to financial difficulties, ill health and several other issues.
Sat, 30 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400Retiring early has become common today, either by choice or due to retirement age. Often, these personnel are too young to completely retire, but are old enough to not wish to launch a new full-time career. If this category applies to you, you may choose to invest some of your savings into a coin operated laundry. This opportunity is ideal for someone who wishes to be semi-retired.
Tue, 26 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400San Miguel de Allende is a popular retirement spot for Americans and people from the rest of the world as well. There are many reasons why this jewel in Mexico is the perfect retirement location, no matter where you are from. Listed below are ten reasons why many people retire here, instead of somewhere else.
Wed, 20 Aug 2008 00:00:00 -0400A seemingly endless number of articles and magazine covers talk about retirement, but the fact is that most Baby Boomers are still not ready for the rocking chair. By 2010, 58 million people - 20 per cent of the population - will be between 50-64 years old. Sure, they must do some retirement planning, but meanwhile how do they survive and thrive in this challenging PreRetirement life stage?
Thu, 03 Jul 2008 00:00:00 -0400Searching for retirement housing for yourself or a loved is often a personal lifestyle choice and many options exist ranging from resort-style golf course retirement communities with amenities like clubhouses and activity programs to specialized care units for individuals with dementia or Alzheimers Disease.
Wed, 23 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400The U.S. economy and our nation's leadership role in the world are in serious jeopardy. Most people have not had any increase in income and buying power during the last economic boom. The Social Security and Medicare Programs, and the health care system itself, are basically on life support, and are simply unsustainable. Meanwhile, it's the first time in history that a large generation of people can expect to live more than half of their adult lives...AFTER AGE 50. I'm telling you, we're heading into totally uncharted territory here.
Fri, 18 Apr 2008 00:00:00 -0400Many countries offer state-sponsored retirement benefits, besides those provided by the employers, which are funded by payroll or taxes. In the United States, this is one role of the Social Security Administration or SSA.