NEW YORK – Workforce loyalty is a significant concern for all employers, but it takes on special urgency for small business employers whose key contributors perform a variety of indispensable functions. While the economic outlook for businesses shows some sign of improvement, MetLife’s 9th Annual Study of Employee Benefits Trends reveals that businesses with fewer [...]
Can Part-Time Retirement Work? Retirement doesn’t have to be all-or-nothing. Here’s how to know if a more gradual retirement arrangement could be right for you—and how to make it happen.
By necessity or desire, more and more older Americans, rather than jumping right from a 9-to-5 workday to 24-7 retirement, are choosing to make the [...]
Before embarking on health care reform, the people of this country forgot to ask and answer one important question – Should everyone have health care? Let’s see if we can answer that now. It is human nature to make decisions based on our individual experiences. It can be a challenge, but better decisions can be [...]
By Sandra J. Sunken Posted November 26, 2011 at 3 p.m. Long-term care insurance can help protect your assets from being decimated by an extended illness. Deciding whether you need a policy is an important part of your financial planning. To begin, consider your overall financial picture. If you have enough assets to pay the [...]
(ARA) – Aging in America can be physically and financially debilitating. People 65 and older have a 68 percent probability of becoming disabled in a way that will affect at least two activities of daily living, according to the AARP report Beyond 50: A Report to the Nation on Independent Living and Disability. The median [...]
80 is the new 65 when it comes to retirement By Karin Matz November 21, 2011
CHICAGO | Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:38pm EST (Reuters) – When it comes to retirement, many middle class Americans said 80 is the new 65 and plan to delay retirement because of worries over money, according to a [...]