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Americans Worry About Retirement, But Not as Much as Europeans

Americans Worry About Retirement, But Not as Much as Europeans

If you’re worried about saving enough for retirement, you’ve got company all over the world. A new survey shows that even workers in countries with strong social safety nets fret over their financial futures. ING surveyed almost 15,000 people in Europe, the U.S., and Australia, and found the majority worry whether they’ll have enough money inRead more about Americans Worry About Retirement, But Not as Much as Europeans[…]

News Review for February 15, 2019

News Review for February 15, 2019

Links to the articles discussed in the video: https://www.fool.com/retirement/2019/02/11/the-perfect-age-to-claim-social-security-it-might.aspx https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/429628-report-increase-in-health-care-spending-driven-by-higher-prices-not-more https://www.politico.com/story/2019/02/13/medicare-bill-health-care-1167664

News Review for February 8, 2019

News Review for February 8, 2019

Links to the articles discussed in the video: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/02/01/trump-urges-congress-to-pass-new-drug-plan-extend-to-private-market.html https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/trumps-plan-to-improve-healthcare-that-everyone-said-wouldnt-work-is-already-working https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/428440-bipartisan-senate-panel-leaders-ask-7-major-drug-companies-to-testify-on

Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency

Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency

After years of Republican-led debate over how to pare back Social Security’s rising costs, Democrats are flipping the script with an ambitious plan to expand the New Deal-era social insurance program while making gradual changes to keep it solvent for the rest of the century. The Social Security 2100 Act, which was introduced this pastRead more about Democrats Push Plan to Increase Social Security Benefits and Solvency[…]

News Review for February 1, 2019

News Review for February 1, 2019

Links to the articles discussed in the video: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/healthcare/kamala-harris-medicare-for-all-would-mean-massive-disruption-for-healthcare-and-the-industry-is-prepared-to-fight-it https://www.newsmax.com/politics/johnthune-bill-estatetax-rich/2019/01/28/id/900193/?gdpr_consent=&gdpr=false http://www.philly.com/business/energy/bill-gates-nuclear-power-lobbying-washington-climate-change-20190128.html

Older Job Applicants Not Protected By Age Bias Law, Says U.S. Appeals Court

Older Job Applicants Not Protected By Age Bias Law, Says U.S. Appeals Court

For decades, federal law has protected job seekers over the age of 40 from age discrimination. But in a major blow to older applicants on Wednesday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Public Appeals ruled that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) only protects current employees and does not cover external applicants. Attorney DaleRead more about Older Job Applicants Not Protected By Age Bias Law, Says U.S. Appeals Court[…]

Why Americans can’t expect a comfortable retirement anymore

Why Americans can’t expect a comfortable retirement anymore

In the old days, when people retired, 30 or 40 years of service to a company was often rewarded with a gold watch. Today it’s more likely to be a gold alarm clock, so those employees can get right back to work. Our nation’s seniors are working longer than ever as Americans’ retirement dreams evaporate,Read more about Why Americans can’t expect a comfortable retirement anymore[…]

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able To Retire

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able To Retire

Traditionally, Americans could look forward to a comfortable retirement. After four decades in an office or a factory, sometime in their 60s they would lay down their burdens and enjoy a final couple of decades with time to relax, spend time with family and friends, and reflect on their life. But since the financial crisis,Read more about Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able To Retire[…]

Longer Lives Mean Greater Financial Risks For Elderly

Longer Lives Mean Greater Financial Risks For Elderly

Americans are living longer and are bound to face late-life financial risks that they may not be prepared for, even prior to any need for long-term care, according to a new report. The study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College highlights the risk areas that those 75 and over are susceptible to,Read more about Longer Lives Mean Greater Financial Risks For Elderly[…]