New Study Reveals US States Where Retirees are Happiest

A Gallup-Healthways study that ranked states by how happy their older residents are put Hawaii at the top of its list, followed by Arizona, New Hampshire and North Dakota. The state with the lowest well-being ranking for older adults was West Virginia. The report is based on data submitted from…

Healthcare Costs: What Americans Now Fear Most During Retirement

The biggest matter in question today is the rising costs for millions for Americans each year: health care. Respondents to a recent Prudential survey were more likely to fear rising healthcare costs in retirement than any other issue - even including the Social Security depletion changes. It used to be…

5 Retirement Savings Goals for 2017

1 - Save your Bonus. If you get a raise or bonus in 2017, aim to put at least a quarter of it in a retirement account. Since it's bonus money, treat it as such and you'll thank yourself down the line. 2 - Save your Inheritances and Tax Refunds.…

2016’s Best & Worst Places to Retire

WalletHub compiled an impressive list of 150 cities across the United States and measured how retirement-friendly each city is. In anticipation of 2017, we present their list of the best and worst places to have retired in 2016. They based their rankings on metrics like the cost of living and…

An Attitude of Gratitude

Today's post was contributed by Jan Elliott, author of Faith Full Retirement An Attitude of Gratitude The holiday season is upon us. Trees decorated. Cookies baked. Cards sent. Gifts purchased. Packages mailed. Houses clean. Clothing laid out and pressed. Why, even the pups have been groomed and clipped. Recipes chosen.…