Are you worried about having enough money to last during your retirement years? Anxious about the possibility of poor health and resulting ruinous bills for medical or long-term care expenses? Wondering how you can enjoy your “golden years” and whether your life will have meaning and purpose?
You’re not alone. Thousands of people around the country are worried about how they’re going to make it during their retirement years, especially given the current state of our economy.
There’s no use hiding the fact that we face significant challenges to our retirement years. Rather than being depressed about this, let’s move forward as best as we can, using practical and realistic strategies and techniques. If this sounds good to you, you’ve come to the right place.
At this site, founded and edited by retirement expert Steve Vernon, you'll learn effective retirement planning strategies, using the latest blog posts, articles and videos from CBS MoneyWatch and other financial planning websites.
This site is strictly devoted to education; we don’t sell insurance, investments, or any other product, other than educational books and DVDs. We provide trusted, unbiased information and insights.
Take a look at Steve’s overall strategy for security, health and happiness in your retirement years:
- Develop reliable sources of lifetime income.
- Balance the magic formula: I > E, or income greater than expenses.
- Protect against things going wrong.
- Plan for a good life.
The blog posts, articles and video clips offered on this site provide details on each of these four steps. Many of the blog posts come from Steve’s regular blog column, Money for Life, on CBS MoneyWatch.
You’re planning for a period of your life that can last 20, 30 or even 40 years. It’s well worth your time to learn how to make the best of these years. Come back often, as this website is constantly updated with the latest blog posts, articles and research.
With solid plans in place, you can focus on filling your rest-of-life with joy and meaning. Take charge of the rest of your life, and you’ll feel a lot better! Let’s get started.