Retirement

Kathie and Bud Weathermon share a laugh on a recent visit at WindSong at Southridge in Kennewick. Their wedding picture is in the foreground. (Courtesy WindSong at Southridge)

Pandemic forces separation but couple’s love endures

Kathie and Darell “Bud” Weathermon will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary later this month but they won’t be able to...
Doctor giving injection to senior woman at her house in living room.

Group launches hotline to help seniors register for vaccine

As the pandemic marches on, a Richland-based group is trying different ways to keep seniors connected and get them the...
NicholasHaberling

Don’t forget your dreams when you retire

Most retirees, or those nearing retirement, can count on one hand the number of times they’ve heard a financial advisor...
PatrickJones

The Tri-Cities’ graying population will grow over next decade

The Tri-Cities have long been a youngster among state metro areas. With an estimated median age of 34.5 in 2019,...
BeauRuff

Spelling out beneficiary designations key to ensuring assets go to right place

One of the biggest areas that is often overlooked in an estate plan are the seemingly innocuous beneficiary designations tied...
RetirementMarketlace

Department of Commerce launches new, improved Retirement Marketplace

The Washington State Department of Commerce announced Feb. 12 that it has launched the new Retirement Marketplace, a one-stop website...
More than 40 percent of workers age 65-plus intend to continue working into their 70s. The graph shows the percentage of employed people who intend to keep working for various numbers of years, by age group. Source: Economist Intelligence Unit /AARP

AARP study: Age discrimination costs economy billions a year

Age discrimination against people age 50 and older robbed the economy of $850 billion in 2018, according to a new...
BeauRuff

Your financial planner and your attorney should be talking

By Beau Ruff Sometimes the concept of financial planning is considered distinct from the more laborious and esoteric task of...
BenMessinger

Retirement planning starts with honest assessment of your spending today

By Ben Messinger For many of us, retirement funding is a central fixture of our financial plan and one of...
AARP_Secure Choice Retirement Savings

AARP pushes for automatic IRAs to boost retirement savings

AARP Washington is championing a bill to require employers that do not offer retirement plans to make an “automatic enrollment”...

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