We still know frustratingly little about Alzheimer’s disease, but there are ways to minimize your risk: Acclaimed singer Tony Bennett announced he was battling Alzheimer’s, a disease that has puzzled health officials for decades.
Want to age at home instead of a nursing home? Read this first: COVID-19 has changed the way some Americans view nursing homes and assisted living facilities, but no matter what you do — plan ahead for the expenses.
Retirement Tip of the Week: Why you shouldn’t get sucked into the GameStop drama: The market saw quite the activity last month with Reddit users rallying for GameStop and similar stocks, but that doesn’t mean you should involve your retirement savings.
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More in retirement news:
Annuities just may be the broccoli of retirement planning (Kiplinger’s)
Hayao Miyazaki got so bored with retirement he started directing again ‘in order to live’ (IndieWire)
Lawmakers push for increases in Feds’ leave, retirement benefits (GovExec.com)
Retirement age? Super Bowl coaches just getting started (The Daily Progress)
‘It’s public service’: U.S. nurses are coming out of retirement to administer vaccines (NBC News)
Should you refinance your mortgage if you’re retired? (Fox Business)
Research and Insight:
Pooled employer plans can help level the retirement playing field (Pensions & Investments)
Less stress, more money: How to pull off your dream retirement (Motley Fool)
For many, spending patterns don’t change in retirement (FEDweek)
CARES Act’s loan forbearance is working (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)
To share with your family, friends and clients:
What baby boomers like about robo advisers
How this medical professor is battling COVID-19 in vulnerable communities
‘A terrible time for a lot of men’: Why this financial adviser started a men-only retirement group
What’s happening to state and local government finances?
Don’t worry, the GameStop-Reddit fiasco won’t tank your 401(k)
An open letter to the GameStop army on Reddit