18 11, 2019

Is retirement dying? The old work model is disappearing for boomers, Gen Xers

2019-11-18T11:35:19-08:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , |

More Americans are opting to work well into retirement, a growing trend that threatens to upend the old workforce model. One in three Americans who are at least 40 have or plan to have a job in retirement to prepare for a longer life, according to a survey conducted by Harris Poll for TD Ameritrade. Even more surprising is that more than half of “unretirees” – those who plan to work in retirement or went back to work after retiring – said [...]

19 01, 2017

The New Retirement: Not Retiring

2017-01-19T17:57:07-08:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , |

Younger generations may never experience retirement as it’s defined today, according to the latest Merrill Edge® Report. The majority (83 percent) of millennials plan to work in retirement, whether for income, to keep busy or to pursue a passion, which is a complete inverse of the 83 percent of today’s retirees who are not currently working or never have during their golden years. The survey of more than 1,000 mass affluent Americans1, conducted between September 24 and October 5, [...]

24 08, 2016

Retirement doesn’t look too rosy for many

2016-08-24T16:39:03-07:00August 24th, 2016|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , |

The golden years of retirement may not be so golden. At least, that’s what most people fear. The 17th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey found that 45 percent of Baby Boomer workers expect a drop-off in their standard of living when they call it quits. And the pessimism doesn’t get much better among other generations. Eighty-three percent of Generation X workers believe they will have a harder time achieving financial security than their parents’ generation. Among millennial workers, the youngest [...]

21 01, 2014

Generation X faces biggest retirement hurdles

2014-01-28T22:50:53-08:00January 21st, 2014|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , |

Baby boomers are not as prepared as they should be for retirement, but it is Generation X that faces the biggest financial threat in the future, according to a study by Financial Finesse. The study looked at the financial strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats to the Millennials, Generation X, late baby boomers and early baby boomers based on 23,749 employees who answered a financial wellness assessment. Generation X made improvements to their finances in 2013, but they are behind [...]

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