Tag: retirement

Rethinking Retirement

How much have you thought about retirement? If you’re a generation Y or Z-er then your answer is probably “not much”. But if you’re an X-er, an old X-er like me, then it’s probably been on the regular playlist in your mind for a while.  After all, some of the most fortunate in our generation are retiring.    So playing along, what does retirement…

401(K) Program – Retirement Plan or Student Loan Repayment Plan? Both!

If you didn’t see this week the IRS ruled on a request by a private employer to use their 401(K) plan to be utilized as a sort of a student loan repayment program. Here are the details: “Here’s a quick (but not complete) summary of the plan proposal. According to the PLR, the taxpayer (who is anonymous in publicly released PLRs) proposed to amend…

The Greatest Retirement Benefits You Can Give Your Employees

My Dad retired this past year. I’m already ‘leveraging’ him for some time. He has so much of it now! It’s like he won the time lotto and he’s throwing it around because he’s got so much of it. “Hey Dad, can I borrow a couple of hours!? It’s a busy week! I need you to pick up the kids!” I read this article, The…

Working in retirement: Fantasy or reality?

A recent report from Careerbuilder shows that 54 percent of employers hired mature workers in 2014, up from 48 percent in 2013, and that 57 percent of employers plan to do so in 2015. And the Transamerica study cited above reports that most employers …