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FAR SIDE OF FIFTY Retirement Communications
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yesterday we had coffee with old friends from North Dakota who are newly "ret... Posted on 3/6/10 at 8:18 AM
Kurt Sieve of Alexandria has spent the last 42 years flipping pancakes, clearing tables, hiring servers, ordering food, managing staff and keeping Traveler’s Inn bustling year after year, right alongside his brother, Jon.
Despite the rising cost of retirement, research shows that seventy-five percent of Americans have less than $30,000 in retirement savings. The Minnesota Department of Commerce is urging all Minnesotans to either start or refresh their financial planning for retirement in conjunction with National Save for Retirement Week.
A recent study conducted by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement found that 67 percent of middle-income baby boomers are expecting a retirement that is different from the one their parents enjoyed.
A celebration of ministry retirement open house reception honoring Pastor James Oakland, chaplain at Knute Nelson, will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, October 1 in the chapel lounge at Knute Nelson, 420 12th Avenue East, Alexandria. The public is invited to attend.
Terry Quist, the superintendent of Alexandria School District 206 for the past six years, is retiring.
At Monday’s regular meeting, the Alexandria School Board accepted Quist’s retirement letter, effective on December 31, 2012.
Torrey Westrom recalled the last time he saw the Minnesota House chamber when he was in 6th grade, a few years before he was blinded and several years before becoming a state representative.
Bill Hilty said many of his colleagues will be back next year and “carrying on, which makes my decision easier.”
The good news: We’re all living longer. The bad news: We’re all going to have to come up with a way to pay our living expenses for our longer lives. How do you make sure your retirement income lasts as long as you do?
More than a quarter of U.S. workers say they’re “not at all confident” about their ability to afford a comfortable retirement. That statistic has reached its highest percentage in two decades, according to an Employee Benefit Research Institute report. How confident do you feel?
This year, the first of the nation’s 78 million baby boomers will begin turning 65. Once they stop working and no longer need to live in their current location for professional reasons, many retirees consider pulling up stakes and moving elsewhere. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) recommends that you keep these issues in mind if you’re considering relocating in your retirement.
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