7 Steps to Protect Your Baby Boomer Pension

A Baby Boomer Pension may not be there for many baby boomers when they need it for a variety of reasons, including the obvious of not saving for their retirement. But there are many other issues that may result in the pension not being there or not lasting as long as you do. Baby Boomer […]

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Should Baby Boomers Start an Internet Business in Retirement?

Is it a good idea for a Baby Boomer to start an Internet Business in Retirement? This is a question on the minds of many Baby Boomers who see it as a way to supplement their income in retirement. Rita from The Survive and Thrive Boomers Guide asked me if I could write a post […]

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$20,000 Average Commission for Annuity Salesperson

I have said on this blog that the Wealth Management Industry want a slice of the $40B they believe we Baby Boomers have. We will become their primary source of income if we don’t watch out. Once again I will qualify this by saying that not all wealth managers are like this. It’s still a […]

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Baby Boomer Angst

Baby Boomer angst over retirement was the subject of a program on CNBC last night. I watched it with interest. Whilst it was full of information, the people who spoke and answered questions really did not help Baby Boomers plan their retirement. Some of the information was darn-right dangerous in my view. Why? Almost everything […]

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Baby Boomers – Free Report on What if You Retired in 2000?

It’s taken some time but I finally finished it. My FREE Report on “What if You Retired in 2000?” is my personal attempt to try and found out how a $1M nest egg would have performed under four different scenarios from 2000 to 2007. It taught me a lot about how money works in retirement. […]

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Baby Boomers – Living in Retirement vs. Surviving in Retirement

Hands up all those Baby Boomers who want to survive in retirement? I know I don’t. I want to live in retirement. That means not having to check our retirement nest egg every month to work out how much we can take to live on. I don’t intend spending up big, but I do want […]

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Baby Boomers – Buy and Hold vs. Buy and Hope vs. Buy and Fold

Buy and Hold is really Buy and Hope Baby Boomers you’ve got to know when to buy and hold ’em and know when to buy and fold ’em as Kenny Roger’s tells us in his famous song. Most financial advisers will tell you to buy and hold your investments for the long term, as the […]

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Baby Boomers need Short Term Luck for Long Term Survival in Retirement

Baby Boomers are forever being told to invest their nest eggs in risk-based investments for the long term. But you could be committing financial suicide unless you understand you will need short term luck for long term survival in retirement. It doesn’t matter how long you have been investing in your nest egg. The day […]

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