Paul Ryan is determined to gut Medicare. This time he might succeed

This is scary stuff. Medicare is critical if you want to retire. Without it most boomers and seniors would have crippling medical costs in retirement. Privatizing Medicare is NOT a solution. It would save the government money but throw the risk, and increasing costs, back on the recipients. And it's not broke! Don't break it!

The Busier the Better: Greater Busyness Is Associated with Better Cognition

Dr. Noelle Nelson
Los Angeles, Calif (Oct. 17, 2016)—Staying “young” mentally is something you work at by keeping busy and active, and that work pays off, says Dr. Noelle Nelson, author of the new book Happy Healthy…Dead: Why What You Think You Know About Aging Is Wrong and How To Get It Right (MindLab Publishing).
“What if ‘busyness’ is kind of like a fountain of youth?” asks Nelson. “What if being busy, staying very active is a way to stay young?”

The 3 Stages of Retirement Income
Darrow Kirkpatrick

This post is about the flip side of the retirement balance sheet: For many of us, retirement income will also change over time. As the years go by, we’ll need to take action to ensure regular payments keep coming in, and perhaps adjust our lifestyle if they aren’t enough. Based on my experience living in retirement, I’m seeing three irreversible stages of retirement income. Once you leave each one behind, you’ll be fully dependent on only what’s left.