Five Tasks to Tackle before Retiring For many, retirement is an end-goal for a lifetime of preparation. Couples have saved carefully and have made plans for the day when they will have time to pursue hobbies, take classes or spend more time with family. This next phase could last for 25 to 35 years […]
If you feel like you are getting started later than you would like on saving for your retirement, don’t panic. There are things you can do. We all have competing interests for our money: student loan debt, children, starting a business, helping a family member and the list goes on. Here are pointers to get […]
“I look back on my 20s. It’s supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you’re making your critical decisions and sometimes your most critical mistakes.” Ann Brashares How many times have you heard, “….If I only knew then what I know now”? When you are in your […]
Teaching, research, writing, meetings, lecturing and travel make up the professional and social schedule for many professors. But all of these day-to-day activities may put some of life’s priorities on the back burner; one such priority is retirement income planning for the phase of life when you are either teaching less or maybe not at all.
Although many Americans now plan for a retirement up to 20 years, your retirement may last much longer. Believe it or not, living nearly a century may someday soon be almost commonplace. As a result, rather than thinking of retirement as the final stage of life, a more realistic approach may be to view it […]