Retirement

Retirees Need $130k Just to Cover Healthcare

Retirees Need $130k Just to Cover Healthcare

  At a time when retirees are under increasing financial pressure, Medicare expenses just keep rising. “Today’s 65-year-olds can expect to spend an average of $130,000 on health care during their retirement, from premiums to co-payments to eyeglasses, according to new estimates.” Read more…   Related Articles: Healthcare Coverage Scam The 2nd Great […]

 
 

Are You Going to Survive Crushing Poverty?

Are You Going to Survive Crushing Poverty?

  All too many previously successful Boomers are experiencing crushing poverty as they enter what was supposed to be their ‘golden years’. More enter the ranks of the impoverished everyday. “The forces are mounting that will eventually overwhelm most Americans and send their standard of living to unknown depths. Americans […]

 
 

The State of American Retirement

The State of American Retirement

The very concept of retirement isn’t old. It wasn’t long ago that you worked until you dropped. For all too many of today’s Boomers, it’s a return to those bad old days, and unless things change, it’s going to be the same for many still working, but hoping to retire […]

 
 

Maximize Social Security Benefits

Maximize Social Security Benefits

  Social Security is on the minds of most Boomers for good reason. As this chart clearly shows, many depend on monthly checks for all or a major part of our income. Dr. Larry Kotlikoff, an expert on Social Security, informs us that we may be seriously failing to maximize […]

 
 

Slash the Cost of Car Ownership – Legally (Video)

Slash the Cost of Car Ownership – Legally (Video)

Times are tough for lots of folks. We’ve all noticed that each year the cost of registering and plating vehicles continues rise, in some cases dramatically. Did you know there’s a completely legal way to not reduce, but completely eliminate this expense? “How to drive without a license is an […]

 
 

The Increasing Cost of Labour

The Increasing Cost of Labour

Rising labour costs due to the growing number of rules and regulations is forcing employers to introduce AI driven robotic automation devices at an ever faster rate. Before long, many of today’s jobs are no longer going to require human input, and it’s happening fast and is in no way […]

 
 

401(k), IRA Minimum Distribution at 70

401(k), IRA Minimum Distribution at 70

  If you’re turning 70, IRS rules require you to begin taking minimum distributions from your 401 (k) or non Roth IRA. “Why is 70 the magic number? U.S. tax law stipulates that you must take your first required minimum distribution (RMD) from your individual retirement account and 401(k) accounts […]

 
 

Is Living in a RV or Tiny House about to be Illegal?

Is Living in a RV or Tiny House about to be Illegal?

Trying to collect rainwater? Trying to live ‘off the grid’? How about Home Schooling or trying to keep the grandkids safe from vaccine pushers? As many have found out the hard way, government can come down hard on those rebelling against the nanny state. Here’s the latest government threat that […]

 
 

Will Pension Crisis Destroy Economy?

Will Pension Crisis Destroy Economy?

Central Bank policies around the world have all but guaranteed that a Pension Crises of unimaginable scope is coming our way.  As bad as this will be for retiring Boomers, the ramifications for the entire economy are going to be just as difficult to fathom.  “Unfunded liabilities for pensions have […]

 
 

Boomers and the Gig Economy

Boomers and the Gig Economy

As boomers discover nest eggs aren’t going to get them through retirement, many head back to work. Despite career history and job skills, some are finding the only jobs open to them are low paying, sometimes barely enough to pay for the gas, maintenance, repairs and car insurance needed to […]