In 2017, there were about 11.64 million widows and about 3.28 widowers in the United States. For everyone, social security is part of your retirement paycheck, and you want to make sure you are maximizing the amount you receive.
I never really paid too much attention to the official retirement age in my country until it was so close that I could feel it breathing down my neck. I just never expected it to be an issue. I didn’t feel “old,” so, I assumed that I would just keep working forever.
Over the next decade, 75 million Americans will retire. For couples, it may be surprising to learn that this transition may prove more difficult than for a single man or woman.
Spring is in the air. I am getting ready to start my outdoor gardening, and I know there is a lot of work to do before I will harvest the bounty. As I do this, I can’t help but feel that the same is true with our monetary lives.
This is a difficult article for me to write. After all, I’m not writing from a position of strength. Like many of the 1000s of baby boomer women I have talked to since starting Sixty and Me, I made all of the financial mistakes below.
As older women already or about to be retired, many of us have begun thinking about the legacies we’d like to leave. We want to leave the world better than we found it, but we need our investments to keep us afloat financially once we’re no longer in the workplace. Is it possible to do both?
Are you a U.S. woman planning for retirement but feeling less than equipped to handle the job on your own? Are you wondering how to find a trustworthy financial advisor?
In today’s video, registered investment adviser and PBS MoneyTrack host Pam Krueger joins Margaret to explain the rule that sets fiduciary financial advisors apart from the rest. Read on to learn why working with one could be the best retirement decision you ever make!
For many older women already or soon-to-be retired, money is an ongoing concern. Are the golden years you’ve long anticipated becoming tarnished with financial worries?
In today’s video discussion, investing expert and PBS Money Track host Pam Krueger shares three practical tips on how to tackle our fears head-on. If you’re ready to control your money worries instead of letting them control you, read on!
In an ideal world, we’d all live out our retirement years with the money to meet our every need and enough left over to help our kids, grandkids or a cause we truly care about when we’re gone. But – as too many women over 60 have learned – retirement seldom works out the way we plan.
Retirement can usher in a variety of mixed emotions with our financial stability being at the top of our list of concerns. Who can we trust? How should we manage our money? How can I feel financially secure?
Join in our discussion as we ask these questions and more to financial expert Pam Krueger who has some great advice for women in retirement. Enjoy the show!