Retirement Weekly

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Retirement news and analysis

From MarketWatch:

How to fire a financial adviser: Pull the rip cord and don’t look back: Need to move on from your financial adviser? This is how you can do it.?

Paid off your mortgage? Be careful — you’re at risk of title theft: The scam may not be the most common, but it does shed light on the need to protect sensitive documents and assets.

You may live to be 100: What that means for your health, money and family: Whether you think it’s possible or not, be prepared for longevity.??

Also on MarketWatch:?

‘I liked that it was a ludicrous if not impossible challenge’: Retiree starts a local newspaper

How to reduce taxes on your Social Security benefits

Here’s the latest Social Security COLA estimate for 2024??

This might be the most expensive thing in your retirement, and it’s not your health

Are you 95 and fit? This ‘厂耻辫别谤础驳别谤蝉’ study wants to hear from you.

Helping vets tackle debt: Retired Army colonel provides financial advice to service members who need it

Student debt is not just for the young. Older adults are also struggling to repay school loans.

My wife and I are 62 and have about $3 million. I think she can retire. ‘How do you know when you have enough money?’

More in retirement news:

Romney retirement sets off Utah GOP scramble (The Hill)

Will You Outlive Your Money? (Kiplinger)?

Retired But Want To Work? Try These 8 Jobs for Seniors That Require Little to No Experience (Yahoo!)

Forced To Retire Early? What To Do Now (Investor’s Business Daily)

First Year of Retirement: The Key Money Tasks That’ll Set You Up for Long-Term Success (GOBankingRates)

The Secret to Saving for Retirement: Start Before You’re 20 (The Wall Street Journal)

Research and Insight:

Here’s the top country for retirement. Hint: it’s not the U.S. (CBS News)

Housing Expenses Drive Spending Volatility in Retirement (Plansponsor)

The Case to Keep Working Past Retirement Age (叠补谤谤辞苍’蝉)

Most People Think Medicaid Sign-Up Should Be Easier (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)

To share with your family, friends and clients:

Medicare ‘boiler room’ scams prey on senior citizens ahead of open enrollment

Tying up loose ends: Crafters finish projects for people who have lost a loved one

Teaching kids to read: this 90-year-old hopes to make ‘an impression that could last forever’

Young and worried about Social Security? Here’s what Gen Z should know.

How do you know if you should fire your financial adviser?

This retiree travels the world as a clown and loves it when ‘children’s faces light up’