How to Manifest Your Dream Retirement

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You’ve toiled away at your career all of your life and it’s finally time to settle down and enter your golden years— retirement.

Retiring at 65 Is So Last Century

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At what age should you retire?

The Tim Sackett Project

We tend to believe retirement is an age thing. Well, once you turn 65, it’s time to retire! At the time, the national railroad pension retirement age was 65, and about half the state pensions were the same (the other half were 70), so 65 years old was chosen.

Employee Well-being Needs to Include Retirement Plans

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Xerox HR Services. He’s responsible for leading the retirement, investment counseling, and risk management teams in the U.S. Aloise] Actuarial science, particularly as it relates to valuing the liabilities of a pension plan, is a critical need in managing the retirement benefit programs for many organizations that sponsor a defined benefit pension plan.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

At the same time, employees report feeling. inclusion at work • Only 40% say their organizations foster. WHAT YOU CAN DO: Focus on peak experiences at work that build. or otherwise forgettable) experiences at. celebration at work. at work.

Help Millennials at Work Prepare for Retirement

Flimp Communications

Preparing for retirement in your twenties? To some millennials , retirement may not even seem real because it’s so far away. Investopedia provides a few reasons why millennials at work should take saving for retirement seriously. Is that jumping the gun?

5 Retirement Challenges for Older Employees

Best Money Moves

5 retirement challenges for older employees. New research highlights housing inequality on top of other barriers to retirement readiness. A recent survey by Transamerica found nearly 70 percent of Baby Boomers expect to work past age 65 or don’t plan to retire at all. Older employees are facing considerable financial challenges as they approach retirement. 5 Retirement Challenges for Older Employees. Saving for Retirement. -

COVID-19 Retirement Impact: Early Withdrawals and Reduced Contributions

Best Money Moves

COVID-19 retirement impact: early withdrawals and reduced contributions. How employees are using their retirement savings during the coronavirus pandemic. Retirement contributions, however, weren’t as fortunate. COVID-19 Retirement Impact: Retirement Outlook.

Coronavirus: Early Retirement Withdrawals and Savings by Generation

Best Money Moves

Coronavirus: early retirement withdrawals and savings by generation. New research examines how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted retirement planning. In light of the coronavirus pandemic, 23 percent of workers say their confidence in their ability to retire comfortably has declined. .

Offering Retirement Benefits to Employees: Pros and Cons

HR Digest

Retirement plans for a person are valuable benefits that impact both the present as well as future lives of the employees. However, offering retirement benefits to an employee can be a complicated process. Why should an organization provide retirement benefits?

Navigating the Complexities and Barriers of Language While Building your Multicultural Workforce

Speaker: Romina Morandini, International Executive in Human Resources, and Dario Kanevsky, Vice President of Human Resources at Emerson Automation Solutions

As our current workforces expand, an organization's culture must adapt to its growing number of diverse employees. Join Romina Morandini, International Executive in Human Resources & Former Vice President of HR Business Partnership Americas BHP, and Dario Kanevsky, Vice President of Human Resources at Emerson Automation Solutions, for their panel discussions about the avenues we encounter in a multicultural workforce, such as the complexity of languages, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in leadership, and the international interactions between companies.

Retirement Concerns: Is Financial Literacy the Solution?

Best Money Moves

Retirement concerns: is financial literacy the solution? Those workers that do have a 401k aren’t saving enough to cover expenses in retirement, even when employers match contributions. Retirement is a far-off goal most Americans don’t even think about while they’re paying down debts, struggling to pay for childcare and taking care of aging parents. Americans Are Not Saving Enough for Retirement. Can Financial Literacy Solve Retirement Concerns?

Retirement savings in uncertain times

Guideline

COVID-19 has affected small businesses across the country and created a lot of uncertainty around 401(k) accounts, retirement savings, and investing. Closing the Retirement savings gap across America. Behind the data: a look at 401(k) investor activity in a bear market.

10 Retirement Books to Help Get You Prepared

Thrive Global

At the last minute though, I picked up some books about preparing for your retirement. But, because retirement isn’t in most of our vocabulary , I figured it wouldn’t hurt to have more retirement planning books on-hand. Which retirement books are worth buying and reading?

3 Ways to Prepare for the Retirement Boom

Cornerstone On Demand

Today, I'll explore a topic leaders have been hearing for a while, but not yet heeded: Baby boomers are reaching retirement age. At the same time, there's a lot of uncertainty around when — and how quickly — boomers will leave the workforce. Baby boomer retirement means over 40 percent of the 9-to-5 corporate workforce will be gone in the next decade. If they do retire, organizations will lose a lot of talent. If the baby boomers don't retire?

Charting Your Course Through Changing Regulations

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, Senior Consultant & CCO, Multnomah Group

The world of work is changing. Today it is easier than ever to have employees in multiple cities across several states. Multistate offices used to be reserved for very large employers, but with today’s technology, even smaller employers can embrace this game changer. For employers, the multistate workforce allows the opportunity to cast a broader net to attract the best and brightest talent to the workplace. At the same time, it comes with challenges, including compliance with a variety of rules and regulations across different states and municipalities – some of which may conflict with federal law – and failure to comply could be quite costly.

Retirement Concerns Aren’t Boosting Contributions

Best Money Moves

Retirement concerns aren’t boosting contributions. Americans can expect to outlive their retirement savings by anywhere from eight to 20 years. Women have it worst and will outlive their retirement savings for at least two years longer than men. Not saving enough for retirement is Americans’ biggest financial regret, yet less than 30 percent of workers have increased their retirement savings contributions rate this year.

How to Retire by 45: Early Retirees Weigh in

Thrive Global

For many working adults today, retirement is so far away that it feels like it will never arrive. And in an era of snowballing debt and diminishing social security payments, many workers are questioning whether or not they’ll even be able to retire at all. Whether you’re on Reddit, Quora, Facebook or Twitter, followers of the financial independence, retire early (F.I.R.E.) You don’t need a highly lucrative job to retire early.

How to Plan the Best Office Retirement Party?

HR Digest

Retirement is a significant phase of a person’s life when the career gets over and transits from a regular office to a period of complete rest and idle time. It is a new start in life, and as such, an office must throw a beautiful and memorable office retirement party for the employee.

Offering Retirement Plans May Soon Become Mandatory For Employers

Trinet

If you don’t currently offer your employees a retirement plan, you may want to pay attention. At both the state and federal level, the government is continuing to push legislation to make mandatory. Legal News & Compliance mandatory retirement benefitsVisit site for full story.

Building Trust: A Strategic Approach to Employee Experience

Speaker: Natasha Persad, Co-Founder and CEO of The HRXperts

Delivering a great employee experience is the key to better customer experience, higher productivity, and greater profitability. Join Natasha Persad, CEO of The HRXperts, and learn the fundamentals of a great employee experience.

How To Transition From Employer Coverage To Medicare At Retirement

HR C-Suite

When employees are on the path to retirement, they rely on the HR department to tell them everything they need to know about transitioning from employer coverage to Medicare. Career Management Featured retirement retirement planningHowever, because of all the moving pieces in Medicare, it’s hard for an HR department to give the best advice. Once the information is broken down […].

Preparing for the Retirement Boom

TalentCulture

The baby boomer generation is beginning to hit retirement age, and companies must prepare for what could be a major exodus. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that as many as one out of ten workers will retire either this year or the next. The first thing to realize about the upcoming retirement boom is that it may not be so much of a boom. Economists have predicted the baby boomers’ retirement for years now, but it hasn’t happened.

What happens to funds once you retire?

Benefit Resource Inc.

If you have a pre-tax account and retirement is on the horizon, you’ll want to understand what happens to the funds in your account(s) once you retire. We’ve written about Health Savings Accounts and retirement in other blogs (like this one or this one ) so for this piece, we’ll be focusing on two other, less common accounts: Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) and HRA VEBAs. What happens to funds once you retire?

Baby Boomer Retirement Statistics and Financial Stress

Best Money Moves

Baby Boomer retirement statistics and financial stress. Their chief concern is retirement savings but they have other sources for their financial stress, like healthcare costs and emergency savings. workforce, despite many having hit retirement age. Retirement savings are the most obvious concern for Baby Boomers, 54 percent of whom report losing sleep over money issues. Retirement Savings and Baby Boomer Financial Stress.

Motivating employees close to retirement

Everwise

Earlier this month, motivating employees close to retirement surfaced as one of the most popular topics in the Everwise user community of Learning & Development (L&D) professionals and learners. That’s not surprising–employees approaching the traditional age of retirement of 65 are one of the fastest growing segments of the workforce. Just because Baby Boomers are nearing retirement doesn’t mean that they will stop contributing to the workplace in a meaningful way.

Covering health care costs in retirement

Benefit Resource Inc.

Whether it’s right around the corner or still decades away, there is never a wrong time to consider how to cover health care costs in retirement. According to a 2019 study by HealthView Services , couples in their 50s today are expected to pay around $400,000 in lifetime retirement health care costs. There is also an extra $1,000 additional contribution allowed for eligible individuals aged 55 or older at the end of the tax year.

With Retirement Investing, Less is More

Guideline

Invest for the long-term because retirement investing is a multi-decade endeavor. And over the last few years there has been greater scrutiny placed on IRAs (individual retirement accounts) to ensure investor protections because they are often rolled over from 401(k) plans.

Americans don’t have access to retirement plans

HR Digest

For the first time, Americans as a whole aren’t saving nearly enough for retirement. According to data from Northwestern Mutual’s 2019 Planning & Progress Study, fifteen percent Americans have no retirement savings at all. For both Gen X-ers and baby boomers, 14% of survey respondents in each group have absolutely nothing put away for retirement years. Furthermore, only 10% of respondents are confident that they’ll have enough earmarked for retirement.

7 essential retirement plan questions

Insperity

It’s no secret that current and prospective employees want their employer to offer a retirement plan. Whether your company is looking for a new retirement plan provider or reviewing your current retirement benefits, the first thing you need to understand is one size does not fit all.

Aiding Employees With Retirement Planning Boosts Retention

Get Hppy

Retirement doesn’t feel like a realistic goal for many employees today. workers, 79 percent expect they will need to supplement retirement income by working. Workers of all generations now push their retirement date farther away, and the outlook isn’t promising for millennials and future generations. Helping employees plan for their retirement relieves a major burden and will keep them around in the long-term. Address Employee Financial and Retirement Concerns.

Quick Shots for HR and Business Pros – #myRA #Retirement Edition

HR Bartender

There’s a well-worn statistic from Pew Research that says roughly 10,000 Boomers will turn of retirement age every day for the next decade. But what about when employees retire? Many articles have been published about Boomers not having enough savings for when they retire. In fact, I recently ran across the term “ Threshold Generation ” to describe individuals nearing retirement who saw their savings disappear, hence being on the threshold of retirement.

Future Friday: The vision of retirement is already changing

OmegaHR Solutions

Older workers eschewing retirement because they want to stay working. The vision of retirement is undergoing a major change. Many people envision that retirement is sitting at the local Starbucks chatting with friends or sitting on the front porch rocking away enjoying “the good life.” However, for many people that is not the good life and as a result the vision of what retirement will look like is undergoing a major change. What is there to retire from?

State-Run Retirement Savings Plan OK’d, Mandatory Enrollment Coming in 2020

HRWatchdog

California employers that don’t already offer a workplace retirement savings vehicle will be required to either begin offering one via private market or provide their employees access to CalSavers, a state-run retirement savings plan, as early as June 2020. CalSavers is the result of 2016 legislation enacting the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program (SCRSP) for private sector workers whose employers do not offer a retirement plan.

Why This Retirement Expert Never Talks About A ‘Retirement Crisis’

Guideline

John Scott is director of the Retirement Savings Project at the Pew Charitable Trusts. He leads a team producing trusted data and clear analysis of the barriers to retirement savings in America and the policies aimed at eliminating those barriers. Guideline: It seems like we’ve been talking about a retirement crisis for a decade or more, and I wonder if people are starting to feel jaded. Scott: I never use the term retirement crisis.

Preparing for Questions from Retiring Employees

Get Hppy

Most people should prepare for retirement decades before it arrives. The truth is, people usually wait until retirement is right around the corner to get their financial house in order. As an employee’s retirement approaches, the employee or their financial advisor may begin to flood you with questions about your company retirement plans. Employees will want to know how much they will receive if they retire at different dates.

New COVID-19 Retirement Plan Disaster Benefits

ForUsAll

While we do not typically advocate for people to use their retirement savings to pay for daily expenses, we also understand that there is nothing “typical” about the current moment and strongly support the new options that plan participants now have available to them.