retirement http://wlrn.org en Miami Hispanics Not Saving Much For Retirement, Study Says http://wlrn.org/post/miami-hispanics-not-saving-much-retirement-study-says <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A recent survey by Prudential Financial advisors reveals the Hispanic American community places a priority on funding near-term goals, making it more difficult for Hispanics to prepare for retirement.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From Oct. 28 to Nov. 18 last year, the study polled 1,023 Americans who identify as "Hispanic." It covered several financial topics and what the driving force is behind making financial decisions in Hispanic American households.</span></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 21:23:54 +0000 Lisann Ramos 26852 at http://wlrn.org Miami Hispanics Not Saving Much For Retirement, Study Says Real Estate Study Inadvertently Reveals South Florida Population Isn't THAT Old http://wlrn.org/post/real-estate-study-inadvertently-reveals-south-florida-population-isnt-old <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The California-based real estate analysis company </span><a href="http://www.realtytrac.com/" target="_blank">RealtyTrac</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has released a list of the nation’s top “Retirement Hot Spots for Real Estate Investing.” No surprise, Florida figures prominently - 7 of the top 15 cities are in the Sunshine State.</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1">What might be surprising though, none of those are from South Florida.</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Kenny Malone 16988 at http://wlrn.org Real Estate Study Inadvertently Reveals South Florida Population Isn't THAT Old Scammers Find Fertile Ground In Health Law http://wlrn.org/post/fraudsters-target-seniors-amid-confusion-about-obamacare One recent morning, Evelyne Lois Such was sitting at her kitchen table in Denver when the phone rang. Such, who's 86, didn't recognize the phone number or the deep voice on the other end of the line.<p>"He asked, 'Are you a senior?' and I said yes, and he said, 'Well, we are sending out all new Medicare cards, and I want to make sure I have all your statistics just correct,' " Such recalls.<p>At first, the caller didn't seem too fishy. He started by running through her address and phone number, just to make sure they were right. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 15:20:23 +0000 12791 at http://wlrn.org Scammers Find Fertile Ground In Health Law South Florida Seniors To Lawmakers: Hands Off Our Arcades http://wlrn.org/post/south-florida-seniors-lawmakers-hands-our-arcades <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Playing cards -- even though you hate it.</span></p><p>Going shopping -- although you already have a closetful of clothes.</p><p>Staying home and watching television? Yawn.</p><p>Golf? &nbsp;Not on your life.</p><p>Many of the senior citizens who gathered Tuesday in solidarity at Boynton Beach’s Cleopatra Arcade paint a grim picture of a future without their beloved senior arcades.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:20:43 +0000 Christine DiMattei 11540 at http://wlrn.org South Florida Seniors To Lawmakers: Hands Off Our Arcades Eight Careers That Seniors Rule (Plus 10 More In Their Sights) http://wlrn.org/post/eight-careers-seniors-rule-plus-10-more-their-sights <p></p><p>How to be normal after your 65th birthday: according to a handful of <a href="http://msn.careerbuilder.com/Article/MSN-3208-Job-Info-and-Trends-A-snapshot-of-retirement-aged-American-workers/?SiteId=cbmsn43208&amp;sc_extcmp=JS_3208_advice">new statistics we found on Careerbuilder.com </a>(and a few other sources), the normalest thing you can do is get a job as an embalmer in South Dakota.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:30:00 +0000 Rick Stone 5278 at http://wlrn.org Eight Careers That Seniors Rule (Plus 10 More In Their Sights)