Retirement News Archives

Medicare Advantage Satisfaction Index

June 1, 2023

To better understand seniors’ experiences with Medicare Advantage, we surveyed 351 beneficiaries about their plans, including premiums, customer service, and provider networks. We also gathered satisfaction rates for various plan aspects and explored potential disadvantages. In the following guide, we’ll present our findings to help you decide if Medicare Advantage offers the right coverage for you.

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The Top Retirement Vacations

May 16, 2023

If you’re like most retirees, travel is at the top of your retirement bucket list. With so many incredible destinations beckoning your attention, it can be difficult to choose where to go next. There is also much to consider when planning a trip, from flight costs to accommodations to activity options.

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Retiring Into A Recession

May 1, 2023

The cost of just about everything is rising. Mortgage rates are climbing, and the Federal Reserve recently announced its ninth consecutive interest rate hike since March 2022. Though economists remain split on exactly when a recession will arrive, most agree that inflation surges mixed with rising interest rates and tighter credit conditions are a surefire recipe for a U.S. recession. 

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Types of Financial Advisors: How to Choose The Right One

March 29, 2023

Home » Financial Advisors Advertising Disclosure Updated: Begin main content here….A rose by any other name may smell just as sweet, but a financial advisor by any other name? They may offer completely different services. The term “financial advisor” itself does not require any specific training, credentials, or certification, but many industry professionals earn designations […]

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Most Americans Are Not Prepared for Retirement

August 15, 2022

Many Americans spend their lives working hard in the hopes of being able to retire someday and adopt a more enjoyable and relaxing lifestyle. In the 1990s, the average age of retirement was 60, but according to a Gallup poll, that number has now reached 66 as many Americans are delaying their retirement…

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The Best States for LGBTQ+ Retirees

June 6, 2022

Many of us view retirement as a time to relax, enjoy our hobbies and passions, pursue additional interests, and spend more time with family and friends. For some, retirement may even be a time to begin a new career path or start a new business.
After retiring, many people will continue to live where they are, but others may consider…

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Best Countries to Retire 2021

September 29, 2021

Retiring to another country can help stretch your savings with affordable living costs and tax benefits. Low-cost, high-quality health care is often an appealing reason to consider retiring abroad as well. Many retirees find immersing themselves in international living fulfills a lifelong dream. Find out which countries made our list for 2021.

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Americans Feel Less Prepared for Retirement than Before the Pandemic

June 17, 2021

We asked our readers how the COVID-19 pandemic affected their retirement planning. Survey responses showed how COVID-19 is affecting retirement savings and spending, but we learned more.

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Best Cities to Retire in 2022

November 10, 2020

Finding the best city for retirement requires research and thoroughly weighing your personal and financial priorities. We explored 50 locations to find the 10 best cities to retire in in 2022. Each city offers a blend of safety, activities, attractions and affordability for those on a fixed income.

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Best and Worst States for Retirement in 2023

February 25, 2020

So many decisions factor into finding the best places to retire. Gathering the most critical data from all states and then analyzing the numbers takes days to accomplish. So, we surveyed individuals across the U.S. and did the number crunching to find the best and worst states for retirement.

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