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Will the cost of coffee ruin your retirement? - BenefitsPro

Will the cost of coffee ruin your retirement? - BenefitsPro | Retirement | Scoop.it
How much money will you need to save to finance a coffee habit after you stop working?
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Surely not!

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Lack Of Retirement Knowledge Leads To Stress - Financial Advisor Magazine

Lack Of Retirement Knowledge Leads To Stress
Financial Advisor Magazine
Some 27 percent say that their top concern is running out of money in retirement. Health and medical issues were also named a top concern by 27 percent.
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Yes...so true.

Far too many just think it will be easy.

For example.most think that retirement is about doing nothing. And, it until you realise it is not. Then, it may be too late!

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Wendy Loretto :Age of No Retirement Is Over-Stated: Most of Us Would Rather ... - Huffington Post UK

Wendy Loretto :Age of No Retirement Is Over-Stated: Most of Us Would Rather ... - Huffington Post UK | Retirement | Scoop.it
Having been in work for the majority of their lives, most people valued free-time over work if they had the option in older age. Perhaps unsurprising I admit, but what is interesting is how views on retirement differ between men and women....
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5 Steps to Retiring Wealthy Years Earlier Than Everyone Else - Entrepreneur

5 Steps to Retiring Wealthy Years Earlier Than Everyone Else - Entrepreneur | Retirement | Scoop.it
The surest way to wealth is investing in what you know. And wouldn't that be your business?
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The Most Critical Years: Retirement Planning for Middle-Aged Clients - ThinkAdvisor

The Most Critical Years: Retirement Planning for Middle-Aged Clients - ThinkAdvisor | Retirement | Scoop.it
So much retirement advice is geared towards seniors, yet it's the middle-aged crowd that has the most to worry about when it comes to saving and investing.
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So much retirement advice is geared towards seniors, yet it's the middle-aged crowd that has the most to worry about when it comes to saving and investing. 

Retirement planning should commence at least 15 years before the big day.

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Living A Passionate Retirement, Part 2

What are you passionate about? Often people have no clue what they are passionate about. But there is a simple process that will help you come up with at least 20 things that you can integrate...
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If you have not found your passion, have a look at this...it may help

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Practice retirement before you retire - Tallahassee.com

Practice retirement before you retire - Tallahassee.com | Retirement | Scoop.it
The thought of retiring normally scares the heck out of entrepreneurs and managers. They are so fearful that if they stop working, there will be nothing for them to do and no purpose for their life.
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Practice retirement...you bet.

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Why Raising Retirement Age Is No Cure-All for Population Problems - Caixin Media

Why Raising Retirement Age Is No Cure-All for Population Problems - Caixin Media | Retirement | Scoop.it
The solution to demographic issues caused by an aging population will ultimately require the government to encourage families to have more babies
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The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives

The Work-Life Balance Challenge: 6 People Share The Trick That Has Improved Their Lives | Retirement | Scoop.it
Long hours and no leisure time makes for an imbalanced life. But these work-life ninjas might just have some plum advice for you.
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Getting the work-life balance correct is a key to happiness.

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The Real Reasons More People Are Working In Retirement

The Real Reasons More People Are Working In Retirement | Retirement | Scoop.it
40 of people over 55 are working, the most in 50 years, and it's not just for a paycheck. Meet the "retire-preneur."
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What to Do After Retirement - A meaningful life after years of work

http://www.smartgeezer.net - What to Do After Retirement What to do after retirement may seem like a silly question because we look forward to retirement. But retirement brings special challenges...
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You want to believe it...make your retirement more meaningful

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Want to Be Ready for Retirement? Lower Expectations - NBCNews.com

Want to Be Ready for Retirement? Lower Expectations - NBCNews.com | Retirement | Scoop.it
Whether most Americans will have enough saved to retire comfortably has become a matter of great debate. But some may be in better shape than they think.Most...
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Great video, embedded in this report, which has some interesting facts.

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A guide to not retiring - MarketWatch

A guide to not retiring - MarketWatch | Retirement | Scoop.it
Some people nearing retirement age simply don’t want to leave their jobs. But defying expectations can be difficult — in the office and at home.
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It’s an inescapable reality of getting older: At some point, everybody expects you to retire.

Here is another article worthy of a read.

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Where will your passions lead you in retirement?

Where will your passions lead you in retirement? | Retirement | Scoop.it
Are you a D.I.Y. Master, Lifelong Learner or Outdoor Enthusiast? Take our quiz to find out what passion you should pursue in retirement
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A range of views to consider....but only if you wish to prepare for a great retirement.

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Pensions minister warns against savings-pot spending sprees - The Guardian

Pensions minister warns against savings-pot spending sprees - The Guardian | Retirement | Scoop.it
From this morning, anyone aged 55 or over can cash in their entire pension, sparking fears of a buy-to-let property bubble
Peter Graham's insight:

Here is another crazy idea brought about by people who think they are smart but will be proven to be stupid.

Most people are wrong, most of the time, when it comes to the real returns on residential property.

It is, over the medium to long term, a nonsense investment which has huge risks, low net returns and is a nightmare to maintain.

The people who make the 'big',money are Governments, sales people and management organisations.

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Stephen Fry dismantles the Roman Catholic Church - EPIC SPEECH! - YouTube

Stephen Fry dismantles the Roman Catholic Church - EPIC SPEECH! - YouTube | Retirement | Scoop.it
Stephen Fry ( Who knows Everything) Takes on the catholic church :) enjoy Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English media personality best known f...

Via Rev.Ronald French
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If you are a committed Catholic who is not prepared to hear the truth...don't watch this!

This Stephen Fry at his best. 

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The Four Phases of Getting Through a Divorce - Huffington Post

The Four Phases of Getting Through a Divorce - Huffington Post | Retirement | Scoop.it
As a wealth advisor, I've helped a few clients through divorces. Some are amicable and peaceful and others are complicated and stressful, but all of them are incredibly tough on the people involved....
Peter Graham's insight:

Here is a site for people going through, or considering, divorce.

We run the site and are proud to assist people going through the issue.

The financial aspects of divorce are the most complicated, and largest, which most people face during a lifetime....retirement, for some, might be excluded.

i-dont.com.au is the largest divorce resource site in Australia.

This article is one worth considering for yourself or friends who are handling aspects of divorce.

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Is There Life After Work?

Is There Life After Work? | Retirement | Scoop.it
Reflections on balancing (or failing to balance) a job with the rest of life.
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More about balancing your life or should we live a life which is out of balance on purpose?

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COTA outlines retirement income challenges

COTA outlines retirement income challenges | Retirement | Scoop.it
Growth in the aged care sector is too substantial to ignore, and industries like COTA are taking the lead when it comes to preparation.
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Allow pensioners to borrow against equity within their home.

There has to be a better way than a reverse mortgage.

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Lack Of Retirement Knowledge Leads To Stress - Financial Advisor Magazine

Lack Of Retirement Knowledge Leads To Stress - Financial Advisor Magazine | Retirement | Scoop.it
Retirement no longer means not working, but a knowledge of retirement plans is necessary to prevent stress.
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Maybe it is time for a re-assessment of your retirement plans.

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Working in Retirement with Purpose | BlackRock

Working in Retirement with Purpose | BlackRock | Retirement | Scoop.it
Read the 10 questions with Encore.org founder leaders, Marc Freedman and Marci Alboher about working in retirement for purpose and passion.
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The goal: To help pre-retiree investors, and their financial advisers, learn more about how to explore meaningful work intended to make a social impact during what traditionally was retirement.

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Survey: How Older Job Seekers Can find Work

Survey: How Older Job Seekers Can find Work | Retirement | Scoop.it
Survey: How Older Job Seekers Can find Work
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Which are the best countries in the world to grow old in? - The Guardian

Which are the best countries in the world to grow old in? - The Guardian | Retirement | Scoop.it
Pensions and healthcare benefits vary widely across the globe as do people’s perception of their happiness
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I read articles like this and try to imagine what would happen when your health declines.

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Troubles in Retirement? Why Most Americans Are Actually Getting a Steady Grip - MainStreet

Troubles in Retirement? Why Most Americans Are Actually Getting a Steady Grip - MainStreet | Retirement | Scoop.it
While more and more studies say many are not ready for their golden years, it seems once Americans get there, they are pretty happy.
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While more and more studies point to a lack of planning for retirement and the fact many simply are not ready for their golden years, it seems that they are pretty happy.

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