saving for retirement
Five days a week, Kim Moske makes a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and brown-bags it to work. “I’ve been doing that for 30 years and saving what I would have spent eating my lunch out someplace,” she said. “That’s added up to a lot of money, and truthfully, I don’t care what I eat […]
Now that the baby boomer age wave is crashing ashore, Americans are retiring by the boatload. About 10,000 of us will turn 65 every day for the next 17 years, the Pew Research Center tells us. If someone on your gift list is hitting the beach this holiday season, a little guidance is in order […]
Women of all ages do the “scuffle,” as I like to call it, when it comes to saving for retirement. It always surprises me that so many women I speak with tell me they aren’t putting enough in their employer plans to get the savings match or that they left their jobs before their retirement benefits […]
Watch Sixty and Me’s interview with Kerry. “Kerry Hannon is an expert on personal finance and careers for boomer women and is my special guest in this episode of the Sixty and Me Show. Kerry is a writer for Forbes magazine and Next Avenue and is AARP’s Jobs Expert. Kerry is also the author of the best-selling […]
Watch Kerry speak about the older workforce. People are delaying retirement and seeking out job opportunities later in life according to a poll released Monday by the Associated Press and NORC. The survey also found nine out of ten people aged 50 and older were satisfied with their jobs.
If I suddenly lost my job or was walloped by medical bills, probably the last place I’d go for money to keep me afloat would be my retirement savings. To me, this cash is untouchable. It turns out I’m not the only woman who feels this way. Men? Not so much. Handling a Money Crisis Nearly […]