The Takeaway: Florida Retirees Protest Demise of U.S. Postal Service

Posted on 03/27/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayNalcrest is a haven for retired mail carriers, and they’re “delivering a first-class protest” against the demise of the U.S. Postal Service.

The Takeaway: How Much Does Retirement Really Cost?

Posted on 02/24/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayHow much money will you need in retirement? Yes, it’s a big—and complicated—question. Many retirement planning exercises start by asking you to figure out how much income you’ll need to replace after you stop working. But looking solely at income isn’t enough, says the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI). A new report from the nonprofit research group considers the intersection of income, expenses and savings in retirement.

The Takeaway: Worst Cities For Retirees To Find Work; Mary Tyler Moore Honored At SAG Awards

Posted on 01/30/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Your LifeAfter reviewing employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the blog 24/7 Wall St. pinpointed the six cities or regions with the highest unemployment rates for Americans 65+, and five out of the six are places where general unemployment is actually below the national average.

The Takeaway: Middle-Income Americans Satisfied With Medicare; Talk To Docs About Herbal Remedies

Posted on 01/10/2012 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayA recent survey, conducted by Bankers Life and Casualty Company, found 82 percent of middle-income Americans on Medicare say they’re ‘extremely’ or ‘very’ satisfied with access t0 and quality of health care. Only 2 percent said they were ‘not satisfied’ with Medicare access and quality.

The Takeaway: Active Retirees Drawn To College Towns; America’s Healthiest (And Unhealthiest) States

Posted on 12/8/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayThe college campuses and towns of the not-so-distant future are likely to be filled with more seniors than ever before—and we’re not talking about upperclassmen. And the United Health Foundation has just released its 2011 rankings of America’s healthiest and unhealthiest states.

The Takeaway: Out-Of-State Retirement Out Of Fashion; 80 Is the New 65

Posted on 11/16/2011 by | Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayBoomer retirees, either battered by a bad economy or just harboring a greater desire than their predecessors to age in place, are staying put and planning to work longer. Net migration to a group of counties across the country that are primarily retirement magnets falling 70 percent last year.