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This Story Of A 77-Year-Old Man Will Terrify You About Retirement (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, retirement, society, culture, ethics, sadness, rights, humans, news )

- 2127 days ago -
Today, the 77-year-old former vice president of marketing for Oral-B juggles two part-time jobs: one as a $10-an-hour food demonstrator at Sam's Club, the other flipping burgers and serving drinks at a golf club grill for slightly more than minimum wage.
40 Best Blogs for Your Retirement Planning
Society & Culture  (tags: Retirement, Planning, Blogs, life )

- 3090 days ago -
When it comes to planning for your retirement, experts now believe you're never too young to get started. Social Security will run out soon enough, and financing your retirement requires a lot of preparation and smart investing. From saving to budgeting
Solution: Fixing General Disgust
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, media, military, news, politics, retirement, society )

- 3112 days ago -
To give you an idea of how much a general pulls in salary from a defense contractor after they retire, the USA Today article found that in 2008, retired Marine Gen. Anthony Zinni made $946,000 from DoD contractor DynCorp along with a $129,000 in retire-->
Deficit Panel Recommends Raising Retirement Age
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, culture, dishonesty, education, government, interesting, news, politics, retirement, rights, safety, social security cuts, society )

- 3175 days ago -
The heads of President Obama's deficit commission released a first draft of their recommendations Wednesday, outlining a way to shrink the deficit by $4 trillion in the next 10 years. But doing so, they say, will require cutting Social Security..-->
Most Okay With Higher Social Security Taxes
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, americans, corruption, culture, dishonesty, education, government, interesting, media, news, politics, rights, RETIREMENT, safety, society )

- 3265 days ago -
According to AARP, 75 percent of adults expect to rely on it and a huge majority, 85 percent, oppose cutting Social Security to pay off the deficit.
Retired Early ... and Getting Scared???
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, early retirement, retire, retirement, savings, savings accounts, retirees, back-to-work, social security benefits, social security, lifestyle, lifestyle changes, seniors, job seekers )

- 3562 days ago -
Given the beating retirement savings accounts have taken over the past year, many retirees are wondering whether they will need to "unretire" to one degree or another to avoid having to ratchet back their lifestyle or run through their assets too soon
Early Retirement Claims Increase Dramatically
Society & Culture  (tags: society, culture, government, retirement, social, security, claims, medicare, healthcare, americans, money, politics, economy, business, americans, investments, consumers )

- 3709 days ago -
Instead of seeing older workers staying on the job longer as the economy has worsened, the Social Security system is reporting a major surge in early retirement claims that could have implications for the financial security of millions of baby boomers.
American Dreams Evaporating Across the Country
Society & Culture  (tags: economy, retirement, finances, financial planning, investments )

- 3935 days ago -
A look at how Americans of various ages are trying to cope with the economy and its effects on their lives.
Some of the Hardest Hit: The Elderly
Society & Culture  (tags: elderly, sernior citizens, retirement, pensions, investments, poverty )

- 3954 days ago -
Read some stories of American seniors and retirees and how they're being affected - and will be affected - by the mess of the US economy. Gives one pause...

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