NEW YORK, May 22 (Reuters) – So, you’re looking beyond just
Florida or Arizona as a potential retirement landing spot. What
exactly can you expect from some of the winning states on
Bankrate.com’s list of Best Places to Retire?
Here’s a sampler:
Bankrate.com Ranking: 1
Avg. home value (Sioux Falls): $153,100
Avg. temp (July): 72.7
Avg. temp (Jan.): 17.3
Dinner for two at Sioux Falls’ Minerva’s: $62-$120
Two prime tickets to Sioux Falls Canaries baseball game: $49
Avg. home value (Salt Lake City): $233,200
Avg. temp (July): 72.6
Avg. temp (Jan.): 25.9
Dinner for two at Salt Lake City’s Pago: $62-$120
Two prime tickets to Salt Lake Bees: $52
Avg. home value (Des Moines): $152,700
Avg. temp (July): 73.7
Avg. temp (Jan.): 19.1
Dinner for two at Des Moines’ Centro: $22-$60
Two prime tickets to Iowa Cubs: $24
Avg. home value (Richmond): $202,400
Avg. temp (July): 74.5
Avg. temp (Jan.): 35.1
Dinner for two at Richmond’s Acacia: $62-$120
Two prime tickets to Richmond Flying Squirrels: $28
(Editing by Lauren Young)
NEW YORK, May 22 (Reuters) – If you had to guess where a
particular 78-year-old American retiree who plays bridge and has
three great-grandchildren lives, what would you say?
Odds are you guessed Florida, or maybe Arizona – two sunny
states that have long been popular with the senior set.
NEW YORK, May 19 (Reuters) – In an era of stagnant wages and
rising prices, Americans are expected not only to pay the daily
bills and save millions for retirement, but also put away
enough for college for their kids.
The only problem is that most people can’t afford to save
simultaneously on so many fronts.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – As any exasperated parent will tell you, kids today are so plugged in and mature beyond their years that it is difficult to find a way to discipline them.
Do we punish them to bring about the behavior we are looking for? Threaten them? The response of many parents: Get out the wallet, and bribe away.
NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) – If famed investor Jim Rogers
is known for one trait above all, it is for spotting themes
early — and betting on them big.
So when the co-founder of The Quantum Fund (with George
Soros) and author of “Adventure Capitalist” became a father, he
naturally thought of how best to give his daughters an
NEW YORK (Reuters) – We all start somewhere.
Reuters has proven this edict since last August, when we started asking some of America’s greatest achievers about the first jobs they had. We have talked to chief executives of billion-dollar companies, beloved authors, TV personalities and tech gurus.
But then we figured: Let’s talk to an even more elite club. And you can’t get much more exclusive than those who have reached the absolute pinnacle of human achievement: the Nobel Prize.
NEW YORK, April 3 (Reuters) – For years, Joanne Condon
tossed and turned at night with the same thoughts running
through her head.
What if her retirement savings just were not enough? What if
that day finally came, when her bank accounts ran dry?
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Everyone knows there are a few hot-button topics that can make any conversation go nuclear.
Religion. Health. Politics. Death.
But when it comes to the most difficult conversation you can possibly have, a new survey from Wells Fargo & Co found one clear winner: money.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – If there is one thing that gives brokerage executives the cold sweats at night, it is the attitude of younger Americans toward the stock market.
A startling 44 percent, for instance, think plain old savings accounts are the best way to save for one’s golden years, according to the Generation Z and Money Survey, put out last year by online brokerage TD Ameritrade.
NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) – If there is one thing that
gives brokerage executives the cold sweats at night, it is the
attitude of younger Americans toward the stock market.
A startling 44 percent, for instance, think plain old
savings accounts are the best way to save for one’s golden
years, according to the Generation Z and Money Survey, put out
last year by online brokerage TD Ameritrade.