Retirement can either mean a loss of identity and social relations, or freedom from a dictated schedule.
Attitudes to retirement can influence decisions to save and plan for it. In turn, factors such as stress or lack of interest at work can impact attitudes towards retirement.
Midlife is one of the least understood, appreciated and studied life stages.
What was once imagined as a time of exploration and reinvention has become marked by financial and emotional strain.
Where you decide to live will impact your career.
New research finds that people who live in areas with high unemployment in their youth are more likely to retire early.
Millennials carry more student loan debt than previous generations.
Millennials are more financially conservative than their high debt balances might suggest.
Saving for retirement is crucial, but people think about this in different ways.
Evidence suggests that black South Africans can and do save money -- just not for retirement.
It’s tax season. Should you put money in RRSPs or TFSAs?
It's never too early nor too late to start your saving program. Whether it’s an RRSP or TSFA -- or preferably both -- they are both important and easy ways to help you achieve your financial goals.
Grey nomads are champions of a radical type of portable urbanism as they travel to far-flung places like Lake Ballard in Western Australia.
Image courtesy of Tourism Western Australia
Grey nomads travel Australia because they have the desire and the means to do so. Could future generations end up following in their footsteps because they can no longer work and stay in one place?
More elderly people may soon be pinching pennies.
Americans are increasingly struggling to save enough for retirement. If Social Security isn't saved, growing old in poverty will likely become more common.
Most retirees are financially secure. Many earn more than they did while working, the Grattan Institute finds.
Compelling Australians to put even more into super runs the risk of giving them a better standard of living in retirement than they had while working.
Armed with a lifetime of skills.
An ageing population doesn't have to be an economic burden.
Older men are more at risk of loneliness than woman. Feeling isolated increases the risk of anxiety and depression.
Employees and their pensions will increasingly be at the mercy of financial markets thanks to a coalition of culprits.
High-rise retirement homes in the city are the future for baby boomers.
Tech-savvy baby boomers are driving the trend towards retirement living in high-rise city apartments.
Former President Bill Clinton promotes ‘The President is Missing,’ the new novel he wrote with James Patterson, in New York.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews
What happens to motivated, determined and egotistical men when they are forced to abandon the White House? As John Quincy Adams once said, 'There is nothing more pathetic in life than a former president.'
Despite alarming news, retirees can still rely on their retirement nest eggs.
Social Security will have to dip into its trust fund to pay benefits this year for the first time since 1982. Should we be worried?
The best advice is still to keep track of your super yourself.
Despite recent reforms, the superannuation system is still beset with problems such as high fees and patchy performance. You need to pay attention if you want to make sure your nest egg's in the best hands.
What your career history means for your retirement future.
Hockey player Mark Knowles will retire after the Commonwealth Games.
Many athletes struggle with joblessness, depression or a lack of purpose as they enter retirement.
Mandatory retirement ages are still in place for the Australian judiciary. But this practice may be out of step with contemporary workforce needs.
Mandatory retirement ages are mostly a thing of the past in Australia. Removing the last vestiges of this practice is one way to address the problem of Australia's ageing workforce.
Suncor’s plant in the oilsands in Fort McMurray Alta. Divesting in fossil fuels can not only help combat climate change, but can also increase investors’ returns, according to a new analysis.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
A recent study suggests that divesting in fossil fuels not only allows investors to address their climate change concerns, it also reduces financial risks and increases financial returns.