Climate Change and Retirement

By Tony Kendzior \ May 20, 2019 Retirement for many is a 30 year trek into the future. And climate change is going to influence how we live those years. Here in Florida, we have 8,436 miles of shoreline. By 2050, experts tell us to expect 3 – 4 feet higher sea levels along the …

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Five Tips for Proactively Helping Aging Parents

My Comments: Given my age already, this is a little bit self-serving. Maybe our kids will see it on Facebook. However, if your parent(s) are still alive, this is something important you should be thinking about. We all know how fast time flies, and sooner or later, hopefully later, we all just disappear. Before that …

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7 of 10 Adults Over Age 50 Get This Wrong About Social Security

My Comments: Social Security has become a critical financial component in the lives of millions of retired people. If you’re not there yet, you must learn the basics or live with the regret. I think of age 50 as a critical turning point for any adult who thinks they might retire some day. From this …

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This May be Why Americans Are So Bad at Saving for Retirement

My Comments: This problem is not going to get fixed any time soon. And not in time for most of the baby boomers looking at retirement in the next few years. Alternative solutions will have to appear if society is unwilling to find ways to help the elderly survive, if not thrive. If you are …

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Why Traditional Retirement Advice Could Leave You Broke

My Comments: I’ve now posted almost 1900 blog posts on this site since I started in 2011. Everyone of them, until now, has required you to read a sometimes lengthy article on some topic. This one is a video that impressed me with it’s relevance. I think it’s worth another 7 minutes of your day. …

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This Critical Part Of Retirement Takes Years Of Planning & Investment, And It’s Not Money

My Comments: Most articles about retirement focus on money. Or how to avoid not having any. For millions of Americans, that’s the number one fear as the years roll by. What’s described here is both tragic in one sense and perhaps avoidable in another. And for each, there’s an underlying message to be learned by …

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The Average Cost of Healthcare in 21 Different Countries

My Comments: We claim to be a rich and sophisticated country. We agree we have exceptional health care, just that it costs a lot of money. We also like to think our life expectancy reflects our sophistication when it come to health care. I’ve written before that there are five principal stakeholders in our health …

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