Research shows differences in how people set savings goals that could contribute to a wealth gap between men and women in the UK.
Over two-thirds of Kiwis are worried they won’t be able to retire. KiwiSaver was supposed to help but the reality is many will still fall well short of what is needed to live comfortably past 65.
A revised retirement age would significantly decrease the number of people classified as ‘old’ and would more accurately reflect the total number of working people in Canada.
Old age poverty is looming for thousands of New Zealanders who are going into retirement without a house, without savings and facing high costs of living.
The unexpected news is consistent with the restless spirit of an athlete who has always looked far beyond the tennis court’s baseline.
The number of retirees at risk of poverty is growing, making them three times more likely to experience poverty than any other age group.
An ageing labour force and ongoing border closures will put severe pressure on
New Zealand’s economic reliance on immigration.
Views of the stages of adulthood are stuck in the early 20th century, even though they’ve changed a lot over the past 100 years.
Retirement villages tend to treat older people as a homogeneous group when the reality is they have a hugely diverse range of needs.
Depending on circumstances, it may be time to re-think the bias to paying down housing debt over wealth accumulation in super. At least to do the sums, so you can make an informed choice.
Student loan debt can hurt borrowers, but the pain is even greater when the borrower is taking out a student loan for their child, new research shows.
Health concerns, being older than 55 and having to switch to online or hybrid lessons were all factors that made some teachers want to quit or retire.
Australian retirees can keep stashing away more superannuation, unused, for another year, even though the crisis prompting the concession has passed. The big winners? Rich retirees and their kids.
Unlike in most countries, US Supreme Court justices enjoy life tenure. Some legal scholars believe that centuries-old custom, meant to protect judicial independence, no longer serves the public.
For some people, accessing their super early for fertility treatments is their only chance to start or extend their family. And they need better protection.
The decision to go south for the winter during the ongoing pandemic is a complex one, informed by factors such as availability of recreational opportunities and cost of living.
President-elect Joe Biden has successfully enticed the young into politics. As he approaches his 78th birthday, will he also serve their interests?
A study of a retirement program in China found that people who retired early suffered significant cognitive decline that put them at risk of early onset of dementia.
Naturally occurring retirement communities, or NORCs, are unplanned communities that have a high proportion of older residents. They may be critical to finding housing solutions for aging Canadians.
Our latest research also shows that retirement allows us to finally get as much sleep as our body needs each night.