Cam Marston, a leading expert on the difference among generations in the workplace, joins the show to help us become better co-workers, bosses and employees. Marston’s books, articles, columns, and blog describe and analyze the major generations of our time: Matures (born before 1946), Baby Boomers, (born 1946-64), Generation X (born 1965-79), and Millennials (born 1980-2000). He explains the basic characteristics of each generation and their differences, some of which may surprise you.
We also answered some questions on the soon-to-defunct Social Security claiming strategy, file and suspend. Here's a great synopsis from Money Magazine.
How can you determine the correct amount to save for a specific goal? Easy--just use EBRI's Choose To Save Ballpark Estimate...
And if you are worried about your savings habits, one way to cut to the core is to create a financial plan--it will open your eyes as to how your spending patterns today may be robbing you of the ability of achieving your long term goals.
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