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More women than ever are benefitting from Social Security

Sep 10th, 2019 | By

Social Security plays an especially important role in providing economic security for women. In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. In fact, about 59 percent of people getting Social Security payments are women. But women

What you can do to avoid scrimping in retirement

Aug 27th, 2019 | By

According to a Wall Street Journal study, “a combination of economic and demographic forces has left older Americans with bigger bills and less money to pay them.” Americans approaching retirement today face stagnant incomes, high debt, and paltry 401(k) retirement funds (the median income those accounts will provide is under $8,000 a year for a

Top-20 retirement-friendly companies

Aug 13th, 2019 | By

According to the U.S. Census, by 2035 one in every five Americans will be of retirement age. So, an online senior housing and caregiver referral service, has compiled a list of the best 20 companies for seniors. It’s based on how companies support seniors by providing job opportunities, supplemental income during retirement, unique retirement

Minnesota company to build community in Olympia

Jul 31st, 2019 | By

Plans have been announced for a new senior community in Olympia that will include one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, heated parking, and amenities such as a fitness center, outdoor gardening, and decks or patios. The project is by Real Estate Equities, an Eagan, Minn.-based company, and is one of 34 village cooperatives that are under construction