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From MarketWatch:

Social Security’s doomsday is now a year earlier — should you be worried?: The trustees’ report shows the program’s trust funds are expected to run out of money sooner than previously expected, at which point benefits would see a cut to their benefits. 

Retiring? Keep your skills sharp for your health, wealth and wellbeing: Maintain, even build, your skillset when entering retirement — you never know how you may use it in this next phase of your life. 

How winning $10 million would change your life — and other insights into aging: Ever wonder what you’d do if you won the lottery? Or how you’d spend your years if they were unexpectedly cut short?

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Your retirement is years way. Can you count on Social Security? 

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If Social Security falls into crisis, voters will have no one to blame but themselves

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More in retirement news:

When to collect Social Security: Why you should wait (The New York Times)

Warren Buffett’s deputy discussed $264 million IRA, coping with losses (Markets Insider

Retirement sweeteners eyes for teachers (WWLP)

Eli Manning, ex-Giants surprise Michael Strahan on ‘GMA’ to announce jersey retirement (New York Post)

8 Things to consider before buying that second home for your retirement (Forbes)

Research and Insight:

Postponing retirement slows cognitive decline: Study (401(k) Specialist)

Retirement savings for older workers falling short (Fox 5)

Workers are saving, but few feel very confident about retirement: Study (ThinkAdvisor)

Michiganders support new state retirement savings option (AARP)

Fresh-start framing boosts retirement plan participation (UCLA Anderson Review)

Federal aid may hep kids later in life (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)

To share with your family, friends and clients:

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Planning to retire? Here’s a list of at least 14 things to account for first 

‘I’ll be robbed twice in my lifetime’: Retirees fearing financial disaster wait for pension rescue

I contributed too much to my IRA and Roth IRA — what now? Why did boomer women save more for retirement than boomer men during the pandemic?