Retirement for Seniors

February, 2012 | Retirement for Seniors
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The Truth About Retirement Plannning

As we approach retirement, it’s apparent that there will be great changes in our lives — we’ll be transitioning from a working routine to a more open-ended routine, we’ll have more time for leisure activities, and we’ll also have to adjust to new financial arrangements. However, many of these changes won’t occur automatically — we’ll […]

Facts You Should Know About Your Retirement Income Level and FICA Taxes

Retirement is one of life’s biggest transitions, and a retiree’s new financial landscape is one of the biggest changes he or she will face. Instead of drawing a paycheck or steady income from self-employment, most retirees become dependent on some form of retirement income — whether a traditional pension, income from an annuity or other […]

Treat Yourself and Get Retirement Help

Retirement, as one of life’s major transitions, can be stressful and confusing. It seems there are so many things to plan for — how to get income in retirement; whether to sell one’s house and downsize; whether to move to a different location; how to manage one’s insurance concerns. To say nothing of how can […]

Here Is How to Safely Invest After Retirement

Young Investor Strategies for investing gradually change as one gets older. Young adults just starting out in their careers can afford to be aggressive investors, putting 80 percent or more of their savings in stocks, and putting some percentage of stock investments in securities that are considered risky — that offer a chance at outsized […]

How Much Money Do I Need for Retirement?

In planning for retirement, determining how you will derive your retirement income is perhaps your most important consideration. Retirement income can come from a variety of sources: a company pension or other fixed-benefit retirement plans; a 401(k) or other retirement savings that you can either keep as a nest egg or use to produce an […]

Surprisingly Simple…Tax Exemptions for Retirees

Today’s retirees engage themselves in a wide variety of activities, from travel and adventure to volunteer work to full-fledged employment in a new business or career. Some of these activities generate income, which may be partially or wholly tax-exempt because of special status granted to the retiree or the employing organization. If you’re working, especially […]

Do You Know The Amount of the Overseas Tax Exemption?

As more American retirees are deciding to begin new lives overseas, these same retirees are finding that they’re not ready to stop working. Some find that they have too much energy for leisure pursuits alone, and want to direct some of that energy into paying activities; others never intended to “retire,” and have long had […]

Take Advantage of Senior Cards In Australia

As in much of the world, senior citizens in Australia find themselves eligible for discounts on a wide range of services and products; various websites detail available discounts in specific Australian communities. However, a good clearinghouse of information is provided by the Australian government at, geared toward all Australians over the age of 50. […]