How to tame health care costs when you retire

Submitted on Sun, 07/14/2013 - 9:27 am

Most of us look forward to retirement as a time to shift gears, worry less, and enjoy a slower pace of life. But that rosy picture can quickly change and include some sticker shock as retirement nears, especially when it comes to paying for health care. A couple retiring in 2013 is expected to need $220,000 to cover health care cost in retirement.

How To Break Into a Young Industry

Submitted on Sun, 07/14/2013 - 9:05 am
Work Reimagined

If you’re an experienced professional hoping to enter (or stay in) a youth-centric industry, here's how. Be youthful when it counts. Go ahead and play the age card.

Breaking into a youth-centric company, industry or market is neither simple nor straightforward. You have to acknowledge what the emphasis on youth signifies and raise that part of your game. You have to play your experience card too, because that also gives you value. And you have to keep plugging away and expanding your connections because your point of entry will not be obvious.

"I'm Not Bored Yet"

Submitted on Sun, 07/14/2013 - 8:12 am

I recently asked a retired friend how he liked retirement, and he said "I'm not bored yet". I thought that was such an odd way to put it. But after talking to others that have been retired a while it seems to be a recurring theme. There is a lot of time to fill and many people seem to be having trouble keeping busy.

Federal Register | Phased Retirement

Submitted on Sun, 07/07/2013 - 6:08 am

An effective phased retirement plan has been a long-sought goal. However, under prior law, the problem was that an individual who was retirement eligible but wished to continue employment on a part-time basis generally had little economic incentive to do so because an employee's potential retirement benefits would often be equal to or greater than his or her salary would be for part-time employment.