The U.S. is facing the greatest retirement surge in its history. The population of older Americans is growing rapidly and living longer. America is quickly approaching a moment in time where there will be more people reaching traditional retirement age—age 65—than ever before.
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With all of the surprises and uncertainty in our world today, there aren’t many things in your financial life you can always count on. However, there is one that can—annuities.
Two time International Hot Rod Association world champion Elaine Larsen joined the Growing Bolder team to talk about the thrills of being a jet car racer and also what she did to take the financial fear out of retirement.
Older Gen Xers and younger Boomers in particular have been forced to reconsider or restructure their retirement plans in the pandemic’s wake to account for unexpected obstacles.
Larsen has made a career out of going as fast as possible for five seconds down a straight and narrow quarter-mile track. So, to say she lives life at full-throttle is an understatement if there ever was one.
Your RISE Score, also known as Retirement Income Security Evaluation Score, can tell you whether you’re on track with your retirement income, and how well it will cover basic living expenses.
The risks that Opie and his crew face aren’t always physical. They’re financial, too. “Our biggest risk is when the tour shuts down,” he says. The Covid pandemic was the great equalizer for bands of all size and stature when it hit.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to some seismic shifts in our investments. The uncertainty plays with the goal many have: retire comfortably.
Von Dolteren-Fournier, of AEGIS Advisors, specializes in making sense and (and cent$!) out of life planning strategies for everyone concerned. She is dedicated to making the complex appear simple and to providing the sound legal and financial counsel that is required in every phase of a successful life management plan.
As part of our ongoing coverage of COVID-19, with our friends at Florida Blue Medicare, Growing Bolder checks in Dr. Sean Snaith, director of University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Forecasting and an award-winning and nationally recognized economist.
Have you been wondering if starting your own business might be the next right step — even if you’re in your 60s? Check out these lessons learned from one woman who set out to break down the norms and do just that.
Suze Orman is a crusader for truth in finances. She shares stories of her previous financial failures to help you succeed. Plus, find out why she is focused on a sorely underrepresented area of personal finance in her new book — women and money.