Tag: retirement

Rewriting Retirement

Jennifer Lee wanted to work until 70 to max out her monthly Social Security checks – at least that was the plan before she was laid off three years ago from a Washington D.C. church. The church’s newly hired pastor “decided he wanted a whole new staff,” she said. “I felt to a degree …

A sign that says what's your plan for retirement

Although COVID-19 has exposed alarming gaps in a health insurance system that revolves around the employer, the Affordable Care Act is one potential solution for workers who lack the employer coverage. There is nothing equivalent on the retirement side, however. Many workers between ages 50 and 64 are in jobs that provide neither health insuranc…