The old saying life begins at 40 has lost its meaning. How about 50? 60? Or even 70? We're pushing back the envelope and redefining the concept of aging. For millions of Americans, the maturing years have become a busy, active time of personal growth and new opportunities.
Still, we face an important challenge. With life expectancies climbing, we should rethink the "how long?" and "how much?" questions regarding our retirement nest eggs. Few tragedies compare to that of having retirement assets set aside for 30 years... then living ten years longer.