Retirement

A Trifling Place
3:58 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Charlotte Area: An Attractive Place To Retire?

Five of the top ten places to retire in North Carolina, according to a real estate site, are in the Charlotte area. Only one, Sanford, is on North Carolina's certified retirement community list.
Credit Tasnim Shamma

The online real estate research site Movoto says five cities/towns in the Charlotte-area are among the top 10 places in North Carolina to retire. That's half the list! 

Top 10 Places To Retire In N.C.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Delaying Retirement And Effects On Dementia

Retirement often seems like a primary goal for people in the workforce; however, a recent study found that people who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other kinds of dementia. According to a study of nearly half a million people, the risk of dementia is reduced by 3.2 percent for every additional year of work. We’ll discuss the “use it or lose it” approach and keeping your brain healthy, when Charlotte Talks.

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Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Second-Act Careers During Semi-Retirement

The official portrait of retirement has changed, and it didn't change to this.

Retirement has taken on a new meaning for many Baby Boomers - either because of financial obligations or as a result of the recession - and some are delaying retirement or considering "semi retirement." Our guest today says - don't retire, reinvent. Nancy Collamer is a career coach and the author of Second Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Semi-Retirement. She helps boomers who want or need to continue working create a profitable and meaningful semi-retirement on their own terms after 'retiring' from their full-time careers. If you're considering an encore, join our conversation with Nancy Collamer to learn how to profit from your passion and as she says "work less, live more and love what you do," when Charlotte Talks.

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Budget
5:09 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Charlotte Ranks Third In Nation For Funding Pensions

Charlotte ranks third in the nation for the funding of its pension system of the nation's 61 most populous cities, according to a new Pew report.
Credit Briana Duggan

Charlotte is ranked third in the nation for paying its bills on time. Not just any bills – pension bills. That's according to a new report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. They found that the country's largest cities have an unpaid tab of more than $200 billion when it comes to retirement benefits promised to employees. And it turns out Charlotte has been preparing for retirement relatively well when it comes to pension plans.  

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