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“Silence And Ignorance”: Couples’ Retirement Conversations

2016-09-04 free stock photos“It’s like the conversational third rail.” This is how one investing specialist cited in today’s article describes couples’ avoidance of financial matters when discussing retirement, as seen in the findings of a new NerdWallet survey of Americans in a relationship. While couples do talk about “the fun stuff” – non-financial matters such as where they will live and what they will do in retirement ¬– “when it comes to crunching the numbers and getting a realistic snapshot of where they are financially, the numbers drop off dramatically.” What does the author say couples need to discuss in order to fully “color in” their retirement picture, and how is it suggested they go about doing so? CLICK HERE to find out.