The Boomer

Are You Ready for Medicare Open Enrollment?

This week is National Medicare Education Week – the perfect time to do some homework and learn about your options so that you can make an informed decision during Medicare open enrollment season this fall.

Tips for Retirement 'Snowbird' Wannabes

If you are serious about moving 'south' for the winter, or relocating to a warmer climate on a permanent basis, you will want to do your research to find a place that fits your lifestyle, hobbies and retirement ideals. Here is what you need to consider.

Strategies to Increase Retirement Income

You finally made it! You have reached your golden years. This is what you have prepared for your entire adult life. But will your nest egg carry you through to old age? Is there something else you should be doing to be sure to get the most out of your retirement savings? Here is advice.

Buckle up: It's Not Your Father's Retirement

It is something you should be planning for decades, reaching your Golden Years -- the day on which you leave the workforce and have enough financial resources to last for the rest of your lifetime. However, they may not be as close as they appear.

Can You Afford to Live Longer?

While it's good news that you can expect to live longer in retirement and have a better quality of life, it also means your investment portfolio may need to last for 30 years or more.