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Most Couples Disagree on Retirement
By Alejandra Owens, June 24, 2009 09:48 AM
USA Today had an article recently on a new study showing that 80% of couples disagree on retirement, such as what age to retire, whether they'll work in retirement or where they'll move to retire.
While the economic recession surely can't help, experts advise to be open and communicative about retirement plans, which is hard when often one partner is responsible for the finances of the household. The other thing to do is make sure both people are aware and knowledgeable of their expenses and investments. After all, only 15% of people said they were confident one partner could handle family finances if the other died.
The piece also gives some basic steps you can take when beginning to talk about retirement with your honey. Check it out.
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