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The Classic Retirement Oversight

January 27, 2011

There are two big mistakes many people make in their retirement (or post-career) planning. One is to underestimate inflation and its effects during your silver years. The other mistake is to underestimate life expectancy, or longevity. For example: A Society of Actuaries survey in 2005 found two-thirds of retirees underestimate the average life expectancy at […]

Nearly Half “Early Boomers” Not Ready to Retire

January 21, 2011

All year I see studies and surveys estimating the percentage of people who don’t have enough money to retire, or at least retire the way they want. Lately, the focus has been to estimate the number who were pushed from the safe category to the at risk category by the financial crisis and decline in […]

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