| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:51 PM
Orange Coast College is hosting a retirement planning workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 20 and Aug. 27, in Social Science, Room 104.
The workshop is $59 and includes a 226-page illustrated textbook. Parking is free.
The college is located at 2701...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 8:34 AM
Retirement Planning Tips
Determine your desired retirement date and cost.
First, take a look at when you hope to retire and how long you anticipate to be retired. A safe estimate is between 30 - 40 years. People are living longer and their...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 3:30 PM
At a time when pension payments are straining government budgets nationwide, forcing layoffs of teachers, police and other municipal workers, investigators arrest nearly a dozen people in connection with what prosecutors call a pension scam that has...
| May 17, 2012
As many adults scramble to salvage their retirement income, imagine what it could be like for your kids, if you don't start planning now.
Retirement expert Rick Rodgers offers easy and affordable ways to prepare for their children's retirement.
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The 50-something former college dropout who returned to campus to finish his degree — and play football. The health nut grandmother who spends her time writing and performing rock 'n roll. The nursing coordinator and schoolteacher couple who...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Retirement planning, elder care and wills are touchy subjects for most people, but they’re especially rife with anxiety, miscommunication and disagreements for parents and their adult children, according to a new report.
The majority of both groups...
| Jun 15, 2011
Baby Boomers don't always get a fair shake, often being portrayed as indulgent and selfish. But a new MetLife study explodes that stereotype. The study, "The MetLife Study of Caregiving Costs to Working Caregivers: Double Jeopardy for Baby Boomers...
| May 12, 2009
| 12:22 PM
The Bull Inside the Bear
To purchase a copy of the book:
The Bull Inside the Bear: Finding New Investment Opportunities in Todays Fast-Changing Financial Markets
The economy enters uncharted water
The meltdown in the credit markets, the decline in...
| Jul 19, 2010
| 9:57 AM
Work in retirement? It might sound like a contradiction in terms, but we're looking for ways to achieve financial security over a retirement that could last 20 years or more.
One of the best ways to do that is to work just a little longer than you...
| Jan 19, 2010
Experts have always advised us to start saving for retirement as soon as possible. Even back in the days when the economic outlook was bright, you couldn't assume your Social Security benefits would be great enough to live on. And now, if you're...
| Feb 18, 2009
| 11:52 AM
The financial planning profession is growing explosively as millions of aging baby boomers confront the challenges of planning for retirement security. Readers of this column have been writing to ask if they need a planner--and how to go about hiring one....