I had a retired client who was a respected professor and educator for decades – full of wisdom and knowledge. But as he reached his 70’s, he was a sucker for every “good deal” that was pitched over the phone.
We’re coming up on that time of year where many of us are inclined to make lists of things we’re finally going to accomplish. From promises of more trips to the gym to cleaning out the closets, we all have things we can work on but tend to avoid for one reason or another.
Nora Chapman’s story was typical of a business owner who has made the tough decision to leave her company.
At age 54, she was confident in finding a meaningful second act and was ready to leave her 25-employee advertising business.
Most people are aware that you can receive an increased Social Security payment by waiting longer. These are called “deferred retirement credits.” By simply working past your full retirement age, your payments increase substantially until age 70.