Posts Tagged ‘ retirement plan ’

FAITHFUL SENIOR READERS ADJUST TO RETIREMENT

Jul 11th, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Our two sites, Senior Citizen Journal and Senior Citizen Travel, have attracted a faithful following. Many of you let us know you visit us with great frequency. We are pleased. Our Travel blog is done by our brother in law and his spouse. SCJ is managed by Sharon, my spouse, and me.

You are the engine that drives us. Your attention to what we have to say day by day motivates us to keep a ‘goin.’ Some of you will recognize that line as having come from a column inspired by a dear friend of many years, who, as a retired actor keeps a ‘goin.’

Almost every senior citizen I encounter seems to deal with issues of adjusting to this state of being. Some have done it with aplomb. Others not so well. Among those who fall into the former category are many who have found that defining retirement



Seniors: Create Your Retirement Plan

Jul 11th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Retirement is not and cannot be a sudden, impulsive decision. Baby Boomers need to be ready for one of the most important changes in their lives, and aware of a multiplicity of extenuating factors which will assist a comfortable retirement.

There should be no hidden surprises or unanticipated pitfalls awaiting you in retirement. Try to be in as much control as you can over your choice. Be sure you have all the information you need to make the right decision at the right time. It takes time and research to reach this level of readiness.

The first consideration is, are you paid up on all your social security quarters. If you lack credit