Originally published on Mon January 19, 2015 8:02 pm
In the U.S., roughly 10,000 people reach retirement age every day. And though not everyone who turns 62 or 65 retires right away, enough do that some companies are trying to head off the problem.
Dave Tobelmann, who for 33 years developed new products for General Mills, retired five years ago at age 57 — around the same time as a number of other colleagues. "Yeah, I went to a lot of retirement parties," Tobelmann says.
Losing veteran workers is a challenge, even for big companies like General Mills.
11/10/14 - Monday’s Topical Currents examines our looming retirement predicament with James Russell, author of SOCIAL INSECURITY: 401(K)S AND THE RETIREMENT CRISIS. The pitch for 401(K)s began in the 1980s. They were heralded by the financial services industry as better than traditional pensions. Russell says what was promised proved untrue . . .
After 79 years as the retirement mainstay of most American workers, Social Security is showing its age and desperately needs reform. That was the message in West Palm Beach Tuesday night from a trio of Democratic congressmen who vow to protect Social Security from Republican deficit hawks and make it more generous.
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.
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.
The California-based real estate analysis company RealtyTrac 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.
What might be surprising though, none of those are from South Florida.