Pension Plan Funding Shortfalls threaten Retirees in all 50 States

(BPT) – Everyone knows it is important to save for retirement in order to build a nest egg and enjoy the “golden years.” So why is it that state and local governments many times act irresponsibly when it comes to saving for the future of public employees? Government pensions are the way in which state … Continue reading

Retirement Communities in US

Retirement community refers to an active adult community where array of housings are available for retirees and seniors. These housings have been designed exclusively for those who are retired and on or above a certain age limit. Retirement communities have been planned with an aim to satisfy the retirements of the retirees. Amenities such as, … Continue reading

MSN: Social Security Hot-Button Topic Among Presidential Hopefuls

Hal M. Bundrick Social Security is not just a gray-hair issue. Millennials are not only a major force as voters, but the massive generation now comprises the majority of the American workforce. And one thing all workers take note of — all of the deductions from our paychecks. We’re all paying into the Social Security … Continue reading

NCOA: The United States of Aging

From our colleagues at NCOA:  As 10,000 baby boomers turn age 65 each day1, the demographics of America are changing. This expanding group of Americans is redefining the senior lifestyle with unique perspectives on aging and the role local communities can play in helping them get the most from their future years. For the third … Continue reading

NCOA: Coming soon: 2014 United States of Aging Survey

From our colleagues at NCOA:  On July 15, NCOA, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), and UnitedHealthcare will release results of our 2014 United States of Aging Survey. A special town hall event at the n4a conference will feature former First Lady Laura Bush and will be live-streamed on USA TODAY. Tune … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Once again, U.S. has most expensive, least effective health care system in survey

BY LENNY BERNSTEIN    There are painful losing streaks that don’t really matter — say, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26-game disaster in 1976 and 1977 — and losing streaks that really mean something. This one means something. A report released Monday by a respected think tank ranks the United States dead last in the quality of its health-care system when … Continue reading

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