Book Friday: Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving

As Baby Boomers make the transition into their 60s, they have focused policymakers and the media’s attention onto how this generation will manage the retirement phase of its lifetime.

This volume acknowledges that many, though not all, in this older cohort have accumulated substantial assets, so for them, the question is what will they do with what they have?

Read: Recalibrating Retirement Spending and Saving.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Book Friday: Standard & Poor’s Guide to Saving for Retirement

Standard & Poor’s Guide to Saving for Retirement is streamlined, straightforward, and simple to read guides from Standard & Poor’s and Light bulb Press. The easiest way to get a grip on personal finance, investing, and retirement.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Book Friday: The Retirement Savings Time Bomb

As if the stock market hadn’t been bad enough lately, sinking and taking the nation’s retirement funds along with it, now IRA expert Slott has news of an additional nightmare: the IRS is eager to take a monstrous chunk out of whatever’s left.

Slott asserts the importance of recognizing what he calls playing the back nine, or understanding that however much you’ve saved over the years, it won’t matter much if you haven’t protected it from the taxman.

Read: The Retirement Savings Time Bomb.

From: Getting Older Stinks

Book Friday: Saving for Retirement without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery

Saving for Retirement without Living Like a Pauper or Winning the Lottery. Leading financial columnist Marks Jarvis presents the everyman’s guide to saving for retirement. The idea of navigating the world of 401Ks and Roth IRAs leaves many people scared, cold, or both.

This book will help reduce the confusion, anxiety and avoidance that many people associate with saving for retirement

From: Getting Older Stinks

Book Friday: Supercharged Retirement

Supercharged Retirement: Ditch the Rocking Chair, Trash the Remote, and Do What You Love is a valuable wake-up call, particularly if you’ve been focused on financial planning alone.

It will challenge your assumptions about this stage of life, refocus your sense of what’s possible, rekindle your passions, and reawaken your drive to spend your time, energy, and resources on what’s important to you.

From: Getting Older Stinks