By Kimberly on Dragonfly Financial Solutions
Making a commitment to save and then taking a few important steps can set you up for financial success.
If there is one thing that worries me on a regular basis (okay, to be fair this is only one worry on a long list), it is the slow-motion train wreck of Americans aging into their retirement years. Or not retiring, as is more often the case. My mother is in her 70’s and her peer group is mostly living off of a combination of pensions and Social Security. I’m afraid that she will be one of the last cohorts of folks who will have this stable lifestyle in their golden years.
When I look at people slightly younger than my mom (and to be honest, a few in her age bracket as well) I am seeing folks who “can’t afford to retire.” Maybe they didn’t have a job that offered them a pension like my mom and her friends take for granted (sorry Mom, but your friends do take this for granted)…Read More