Wednesday, June 4, 2014

CAN YOU AFFORD TO RETIRE? – DO YOU WANT TO?

"Can I afford to retire?" has always been a tough question that those approaching retirement age must ask themselves, and it has never more true than now.  

Whether they hadn’t saved enough money for retirement or they faced higher living costs than expected, almost one in three retired Canadians has had to return to the workforce.

The Canadian Press recently reported on two new online surveys conducted by ING Direct that found the divide between how much people saved, and how much they actually needed, was too wide to handle without a paycheque. “Among the many other financial priorities we face during our prime working years, we need to make sure that retirement planning doesn’t get overlooked.” remarked ING Direct president and CEO Peter Aceto.

Follow the link below to read the article and be sure to talk to a professional advisor about your retirement plan ... before your 'Golden Years' become a little tainted.