Could I retire a millionaire, assuming I can set aside $5K/year for the rest of my working life?
According to CNN, one out of every six senior citizens in America is food insecure, which means they either cannot afford food or have difficulty accessing food (or both).
I periodically get calls from my mother that lasts approximately 15 minutes and are focused solely on the state of my parents’ finances.
Three stories to start your day.
Deborah Paul spent 35 years in the workforce—including a stint as a grade school teacher at the age of 21, and then becoming the editorial director of several magazines—before she started to retire. In a recent column for Indianapolis Monthly, Paul describes how she responds to the annoying refrain of “What do you do?” now that she’s no longer working full-time.
What if this is part of our grand cultural delusion that we’ll never get old, and that affects how we save or don’t save for retirement?
My parents weren’t at the airport to meet me when I flew across the country to spend time with them during the holidays, nor were they at their house when I arrived and tried to figure out where I’d be sleeping (on an air mattress in a storage room).