Retired…With A Mortgage?

Bloomberg Business week recently reported (September 8, 2014 pp. 17-18) that 30 percent of Americans 65 and older were still paying off a mortgage rose in 2011. This is an increase from 22 percent of retirement age households with a mortgage in 2001. Bloomberg found this data in a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…

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Retired. . . with a Mortgage?

Bloomberg Business week recently reported (September 8, 2014 pp. 17-18) that 30 percent of Americans 65 and older were still paying off a mortgage rose in 2011. This is an increase from 22 percent of retirement age households with a mortgage in 2001. Bloomberg found this data in a report issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau…

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The Retirement Satisfaction Cycle

Retirement! Woo Hoo! Years of work that culminates in a great day of celebration and leads to a golden period of time at the end of which you gently float off to the next dimension, right? Well, partly. The Evidence In 2006 Ken Dychtwald’s Age Wave released a fascinating report about the emotional stages of retirement.  The report,…

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