ATLANTA – In 2012, there were 43.1 million Americans age 65 and older. By 2050, that number is expected to reach 83.7 million, according to two recent reports from the U.S. Census Bureau. As you probably know, most of those people will be baby boomers — born between 1946 and 1964 — whose youngest members are now turning 50.
You can’t talk about turning 65 without talking about retirement, but most of the talk hasn’t been good. Reports about shrinking Social Security benefits and underfunded or nonexistent pensions have left many Americans believing retirement is a dream they may never realize.
With the release of his book, “You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think: The 5 Money Secrets of the Happiest Retirees” (McGraw Hill Education, $18), Atlanta-based financial planner Wes Moss offers something different — not just a plan to retire, but a way to do it sooner and to be happy when you do.
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