I wasn’t old enough to rent a car, but in my early 20s a major brokerage firm recruited me to become a stockbroker. I was excited until I figured out that I’d just committed to a career of telemarketing.
Whatever life after 60 looks like to you, thinking about the money you’ll have – and how much you’ll need – during retirement shouldn’t keep you up at night. Still, it’s hard not to obsess about the most worrying questions about money and aging…
If you’ve ever thought about asking for help with your finances – maybe trying to roll over your 401k without getting dinged by tax penalties or making sure you’re not taking too much risk with your life savings – you may have found yourself wondering what financial advisors actually do.
Statistically speaking, we know women expect to outlive their husbands.
Harvard Health reported in 2016 that 57% of those ages 65 and up are female, while 67% of those who reach age 85 are women. The average woman lives five years longer than the average man in the U.S.