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Retired? You may feel young, but your investments should reflect your age

“Suddenly, at age 76, he had a stroke; his wife took care of him for 8 years during which time no one attended to the investment portfolio” writes Melody Juge for marketwatch.com. Risk tolerance is a key factor in successful self-investing and applies in today’s investment environment more than ever, especially for those over age 60. 3.When you are 42 it is not a usual thought to be concerned about who will take over your investment portfolio should you be unable to continue.Timely decision making, as it relates to the…

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‘We have no fear’: Retired Russian admiral says Russia will sink US ships if need be

“Experts who spoke to Business Insider about the recent military tensions between the US and Syria over Russia have unanimously said that Russia is bluffing, and that they don’t want a conventional war with the US, as they would quickly and soundly lose” writes Alex Lockie for businessinsider.com. Similarly, Syria reportedly promised to defend itself if attacked, though it’s unclear what that means, as they have little capability to wage war against the US. But Russia actually has the means to sink the Cook, as it has a considerable naval…

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Few retired people expect to pay off their mortgages, survey finds

“Retirees and pre-retirees can look into refinancing or a reverse mortgage as potential solutions to reduce or eliminate mortgage debt” reports washingtonpost.com. American Financing’s survey found 19 percent of those surveyed don’t know what a reverse mortgage is, while 15 percent would be open to considering one.A recent “Retirement and Mortgages” survey by American Financing, a national mortgage banker, found 44 percent of Americans age 60 to 70 have a mortgage when they retire, with as many as 17 percent saying they may never pay it off.However, about half (48…

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Technology can ruin your retirement—and your marriage

“I would like to offer nine recommendations for retired couples to establish boundaries to let technology play a healthy role in their relationships: 1” writes Sara Yogev for marketwatch.com. Studies have yet to investigate if technology has a different impact on retired older adults’ marriages than on marriages of people of different ages.But frequently, as a couples therapist, I’ve seen that technology can cause serious friction between retired spouses.They realized that technology and passwords were not to blame for their problems; the real issue was control, connection and mutually acceptable…

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HOLLYWOOD: Selma Blair Backtracks After Announcing That Cameron Diaz Had Retired From Acting

“Selma Blair has clarified her comments after being quoted as stating that her friend and former co-star Cameron Diaz has retired from showbusiness” writes Daniel Welsh for huffingtonpost.com. However, it would seem that Selma may have been hasty in announcing that Cameron – whose last on-screen appearance was in 2014 – was leaving the acting world.As an increasing number of outlets reported Cameron’s retirement, Selma told her Twitter followers: “BREAKING NEWS… Guys please, I was making a joke in an interview.Earlier this week, Selma was responsible for several headlines announcing…

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Selma Blair backtracks after announcing Cameron Diaz was retiring

“Selma Blair has shutdown rumours that Cameron Diaz is retiring from acting” writes Ilana Kaplan for independent.co.uk. As a result, rumours began circulating on Sunday night that Cameron Diaz was supposedly retiring from acting.On Monday she tweeted, “Cameron Diaz is NOT retiring from ANYTHING.” Her clarification was in reference to a recent interview she did with Metro News UK where she said that her co-star from The Sweetest Thing had “retired from acting.”. Blair wrote, “I am NOW retiring from being Cameron Diaz’s spokesperson.”.  Source: independent.co.uk Share This:

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Fiorentina retire number 13 shirt in memory of Davide Astori

“Fiorentina and Cagliari have retired their number 13 shirt in memory of Davide Astori, the Italian clubs have announced” writes Jason Burt for telegraph.co.uk. Fiorentina and Cagliari, Astori’s club between 2008 and 2016, announced they had retired the number 13 shirt in honour of their former player. Fiorentina tweeted: “In honour of Davide Astori’s memory, Cagliari Calcio and ACF Fiorentina have decided to retire the No.13 shirt.”.  Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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Mamelodi Sundowns hint at Usain Bolt deal

“South African side Mamelodi Sundowns have dropped a big hint that they have signed retired athletics star Usain Bolt” writes Sporting News for sportingnews.com. The Jamaican tweeted on Sunday to confirm he had agreed a deal with a football team and would be making a further announcement at 0800GMT on Tuesday.Bolt has regularly expressed a desire to carve out a career in football, having retired from sprinting following the world athletics championships in London last year. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

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