News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

May 28, 2021

From MarketWatch:

I’m 49, my wife is 34, we have 4 kids and $2.3 million saved. I earn $300K a year but ‘lose a lot of sleep worrying about tomorrow’ — when can I retire?: This couple may be financially secure, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t ways to improve their retirement security. Here are a few options.  

How to fight off boredom in retirement: This chapter is supposed to be relaxing, but it can easily turn into an unpleasant experience without the right plans in place. 

Your 401(k) fees could cost you half a million dollars in retirement: Have you checked your retirement investments lately? High fees could do more damage to your future nest egg than you think. 

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How to avoid these 9 common retirement pitfalls 

Burnout, depression, denial: How our culture of medicine is killing both doctors and patients 

A wake-up call to retirees who don’t get enough sleep 

What happens to government workers who don’t receive Social Security

Rule No. 1 when searching for a financial adviser: Trust no one 

Queen Elizabeth and the future of U.S. retirement reform 

More in retirement news:

How to talk retirement savings with your spouse (The Wall Street Journal

Florida retirement towns may lose some of their shine (Bloomberg

4 ways to grow $100,000 into $1M for retirement savings (Fox Business

A scarcity mindset can make or break women’s retirement (Real Simple)

Texas government employees’ retirement plans could change (The Texas Tribune)

Research and Insight:

Americans’ retirement savings reached record highs during the pandemic (Investopedia

Dealing with debt delays retirement for millions of Americans (MoneyWise)

Preparing for the multigenerational workforce (Plansponsor)

How to get young people to save for retirement (Psychology Today

Working from home: the next inequity (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

To share with your family, friends and clients:

Here’s a retirement strategy: Bet against Wall Street honchos, get rich 

How to find your lost 401(k) and other retirement accounts

Why someone 30 years older than you — or younger — could be the key to your next job 

Expand Medicare benefits? What public opinion says 

Jealousy and resentment among siblings over money makes for amusing TV

How to conquer loneliness and social isolation 

Retirees wiped out, lose millions: SEC 
This 98-year-old has 4 tips for a satisfying retirement