Featured Retirement Video: Day One of Retirement
As 10,000 people retire everyday in the U.S., the question getting asked quite often is, "What will you do on your first day of retirement?" It's a question and a topic we see people blogging and writing about here on StageofLife.com in our Empty Nest and Retirement stage. As a supplement of our digital literacy efforts in this space to capturing stories from people as they retire, we came across Prudential's Day One campaign - a video diary of sorts detailing those personal stories that tell us what the infamous Day One of Retirement will be like. This is the retirement story of Hermann Bouska...
Featured Video: Empty Nest
So you may ask yourself, where did the phrase, "empty nest," actually come from? Watch three minutes of this video and you'll discover the answer.
Featured Empty Nest and Retirement Video: Doctor's Orders
Question to ponder, What would it mean to you, if your parents lost their healthcare? This scenario is asked of average Americans in this video project released by the non-profit ProtectSeniors.Org.
Featured Empty Nest and Retirement Video: Remembering Woodstock
It's hard to believe that 42 years have passed since the festival of a generation took place in Bethel, New York, August 15-17, 1969! Some would ask, "where has the time gone?" Others want to know "where did the times lead us?" To celebrate the 42nd anniversary of an event that symbolized a generation, here is a great video that looks at these 3 days through the eyes of those who endured and lived those 3 days, at Woodstock. Enjoy!
Featured Empty Nest and Retirement Video: Did you have a hard time dealing with Empty Nest and want to keep your child's memory alive?
We find it "fun" how, as parents, we change so much when the kids are out of the house. There is a definite ebb and flow to the Empty Nest stage of life. Some times we click....and sometimes we clash, but inevitably we have to find the humor in each others idiosyncricities. Even if it sometimes hurts! Here's an example of such an Empty Nest scenario from a video contest entry for the company SkinIt.com...
Featured Empty Nest and Retirement Video: Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?
The Today Show ran a very enlightening (and scary) feature segment about whether baby boomers and Gen X'ers will run out of money during their retirement. The facts are in...with many Americans living longer, the possibility of running out of retirement money is likely. So what should you do?
TODAY financial editor Jean Chatzky has tips for creating additional savings. The research sourced in the segment came from a study released by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. This is a must watch segment if you're thinking about retirement...at any stage of life...
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