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One of the most exciting developments in the livable communities movement is the increasing collaboration between aging professionals and planners—professionals who shape the form and function of future communities. Some incredible progress was made on this front at the 2018 Livable Communities for All Ages (LCA) Summit in San Francisco March 29.
Many households are considering their financial future this time of year and making planning decisions that will ultimately impact retirement. Follow recent coverage on important resources and mistakes to avoid when planning for retirement.
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Celebrating Black History Month is a tremendous opportunity to acknowledge our past achievements, address present challenges and dream about future possibilities. The legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspires us to dream about a future that affords us to live in comfort and prosperity. He encourages us to build a legacy of hope and freedom that can be realized in every aspect of our lives. It is in that spirit that we encourage you to evaluate your dream of financial security.
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Groundhog Day has come and gone. Winter's still here. You're paying holiday bills. Here are a few inexpensive ideas to keep you going until spring.
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By Gary Koenig, Vice President, Financial Security, and David John, Senior Policy Adviser, Financial Security
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As boomers move into their late 60s and beyond, the country is likely to experience a growing number of individuals with dementia who have difficulty managing their financial affairs.
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By Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News Staff Writer
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En español | Financial experts seem to speculate endlessly about boomers' projected lifestyle in retirement based on their savings and spending patterns. Now a new survey that polled recent retirees about their standard of living has found that, for some, you don't need a lot of money each year to retire comfortably and live happily.
Jeff Yeager
Jeff Yeager - aka "the Ultimate Cheapskate" - is AARP's savings expert and host of the weekly Web show The Cheap Life, produced by AARP and airing on YouTube. He's also the author of four popular books about frugal living, including his most recent, How to Retire the Cheapskate Way. Jeff will be a guest on AARP Live on Thursday, June 19, so we sat down with him in advance to chat about retirement planning and living, cheapskate-style.
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Need help with retirement? The do-it-yourself investor can find plenty of online resources to help with retirement and other types of financial planning.
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