Happy Retirement

How Behavioral Finance Can Help Your Future Self Retire Better

The problem with investing and saving for retirement, according to the author of today’s article? “People are “psychologically ill-equipped” to invest in risk assets, even if they need to do so. They also don’t save very much for retirement, possibly because they don’t think they need to yet or because they can’t afford it.” This is where behavioral finance can… 

Be On Guard Against These Retirement-Wrecking Mistakes

There are many actions (and inactions) that can wreck retirement plans. As such, while the author of today’s article acknowledges that the $1 million figure frequently cited as how much one needs to amass for a comfortable retirement may be arbitrary, he stresses that “what is not arbitrary is it takes discipline and it requires avoiding mistakes and pitfalls to… 

Good News On Leisure In Retirement

With all the reports about Americans being largely financially unprepared for retirement, and the negative consequences that could have on their golden years, how about some happy retirement news? Today’s article highlights findings from a new Merrill Lynch/Age Wave report on retirement “showing that retirees are generally having loads of fun in their unstructured life, regardless of their income.” What…