retirement http://kcur.org en KC Checkup: Five Questions For Pam Seymour http://kcur.org/post/kc-checkup-five-questions-pam-seymour <p>The older you get, the more complicated and expensive health care becomes. <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1361028/">A study from the National Institutes of Health</a> shows that half the money that’s spent on Americans’ health is spent on care after age 65.</p><p>That’s why changes to the health system – like the Affordable Care Act and Medicare reform — can be especially concerning to older people.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Alex Smith 56449 at http://kcur.org KC Checkup: Five Questions For Pam Seymour Cash Money Crew: How To Prepare For Long-Term Care http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-how-prepare-long-term-care <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even if we try to deny it, we can't escape getting older. Almost three-fourths of people who reach the age of 65 are going to need some kind of long-term care. So why is it that so few of us plan for those needs?</span></p><p>On Monday's Central Standard, Bill Anderson and the Cash Money Crew talk about how to prepare finances for old age and the possibility of needing long-term care.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Plus, they explore the poor health of the long-term care insurance industry.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:10:00 +0000 Bill Anderson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn 47016 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: How To Prepare For Long-Term Care Aging Farmers Reluctant To Retire, Pass On Land http://kcur.org/post/aging-farmers-reluctant-retire-pass-land <p style="margin-bottom: 12px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; outline: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: 'PT Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 15px;">Working beyond retirement is a fairly common refrain these days. In 2012, 5 percent of the U.S. workforce was beyond retirement age. But farmers seem to work longer than most. In the last Agriculture Census 25 percent of all farm operators were over 65 years old.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:03:39 +0000 Grant Gerlock 39754 at http://kcur.org Aging Farmers Reluctant To Retire, Pass On Land Financial Advice: Thirty Days Until Retirement http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-thirty-days-until-retirement <p>It’s estimated that half of America's middle-class workers will be poor or near poor come retirement. Many will find themselves living a $5 a day food budget.</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:27:15 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 23006 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Thirty Days Until Retirement After Arizona Or Florida: Aging 'In Place' http://kcur.org/post/after-arizona-or-florida-aging-place <p>With the first of the Baby Boom generation reaching the milestone of mid-life, the number of Americans in or nearing retirement age is both unprecedented and expanding. Tue, 15 May 2012 02:38:53 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 17660 at http://kcur.org After Arizona Or Florida: Aging 'In Place'