I’m 33, earning $120,000 in tech, want to retire at 40, but have expensive medical needs — how can I achieve financial independence?: Financial independence is a great goal, but there’s a lot to consider — especially when health care is a concern.
Large Social Security COLA may spark debate about appropriate index: The cost-of-living adjustment is not tied to expenses for the elderly, but the latest estimates may change that.
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More in retirement news:
I’m 75 and still working. What happens to my retirement plans? (NJ.com)
Best and worst countries to retire in, including the top 10 (Fast Company)
Rethinking retirement: 3 major mistakes people make when retiring (Fox 2)
Employers offer perks, from college tuition to retirement benefits, to attract workers (CNBC)
How retirement plan sponsors can maximize their contributions/tax deductions (JD Supra)
Research and Insight:
Retirement: Gender financial gap is worsening amid savings imbalance (Yahoo! Money)
5 Money moves to make 10 years before you retire (Real Simple)
Workers think they’ll need $500,000 to retire comfortably. Are they right? (The Motley Fool)
Pandemic puts secure retirement at greater risk for many older Americans? (AARP)
Onus of retirement planning is on us (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)
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I’m a 39-year-old single dad with $600,000 saved — I want to retire at 50 but don’t know how. What should I do?