Casey Dowd Archive
Published July 11, 2013
When it comes to spending retirement funds, the 4% rule sounds simple enough, but experts say more consideration needs to go into how boomers' spend their nests egg.
Published July 05, 2013
Health-care costs are often the big question mark hanging over boomers’ retirement savings. But with a little planning, boomers can work to take some of the guess work out of savings for retirement.
Published June 27, 2013
Identity thieves are looking for victims that will provide the most financial benefit, and oftentimes, boomers fit the bill.
Published June 20, 2013
Boomers who had a rough time getting through “the talk” with their kids might be in for a surprise: there’s another uncomfortable discussion they might face--this one with aging parents.
Published June 13, 2013
As the baby boomer population ages, they’re learning how to deal with mental aging issues, and unrecognized or untreated mental disorders can have both personal and financial effects.
Published June 06, 2013
Work until you drop? Maybe not. New study shows baby boomers aren't staying in the workforce for as long as some expected.
Published May 30, 2013
Lack of savings, increased life expectancy, rising health-care costs and Social Security changes have put added pressure on boomers to reach a certain level of financial comfort before retiring and losing the steady paycheck. But it's time for baby boomers to fight back.
Published May 23, 2013
No matter how much we plan, life doesn't always go as expected. Your kid needs new braces, the roof needs to be replaced, the car breaks down. Don't let life's potholes derail your retirement savings.
Published May 16, 2013
With health care costs rising two to three times faster than inflation over the last few decades, baby boomers in retirement are facing unplanned for medical costs that are eating up their nest eggs.
Published May 09, 2013
It seems like every couple of months a new strategy and savings plan hits the market that guarantees an adequate nest egg, making many boomers throw their hands up in frustration as they search for the magic number.