Retirement News Archives

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 2021

November 10, 2020

There is no one perfect city to retire to, but you can find a location with the qualities that matter most to you. We found the 10 best cities for retirement based on affordability, quality of life and health care. We broke down metro area data by retirement-related costs, weather, crime rate and ease of finding adequate health care.

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Best and Worst States for Retirement in 2021

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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How to Settle an Estate

December 18, 2019

When you’re named the executor of an estate for the first time, many questions will come to mind. As an estate executor, also known as a personal representative, you are responsible for overseeing and protecting the deceased’s home, financial savings and other assets. You remain in charge of the estate until the will is validated […]

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10 To Do’s While Living on Social Security

June 27, 2019

If you’re retired and living on social security, you want to enjoy your retirement without fear of running out of money. With the right plans in place, retirees can live on a fixed income and avoid losing sleep at night over financial concerns. We created a list of 10 to do items to consider while […]

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Senior Housing Facilities Look Into Technology for Individual-Focused Memory Care

January 25, 2019

While a lot of memory care facilities and communities are slow to keep up with the latest technology in senior care and community management, many of the more prevalent leaders in the industry are beginning to incorporate new technology and platforms designed to offer personalized treatment and therapy for those with a memory disorder.

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What Does In Home Care Cost?

January 17, 2019

Among the elderly needing daily living assistance, 65 percent rely exclusively on families and friends for senior care, according to a Health Services Research (HSR) report. But not all seniors have families who can help them as often as they might need due to certain obligations like jobs or not living nearby. Home health care […]

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Retirement Preparedness Study 2019: Baby Boomers vs. Generation X

January 11, 2019

How are Baby Boomers fairing during retirement and how are Gen X’ers preparing for retirement? We surveyed nearly 600 people to find out and compared the results.

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Rideshare Services for Seniors

November 8, 2018

Traveling and getting around town can be a hassle no matter your age, but the older you get, the less you may want to deal with navigating traffic. Have you considered using a rideshare service?

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