retirement

  • At Spirit on Lake, Gay Seniors Find Safe Haven

    Lucretia Kirby was on her own for the first time in years after her partner’s death. She felt stranded in a church-affiliated assisted living facility, where she said bigotry and even physical threats were ignored by building managers.

  • Financial Tips For Same-Sex Couples

    NEW YORK (AP) _ Gay and lesbian individuals are less prepared financially for retirement than their straight counterparts, according to an exclusive analysis by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Fort Lauderdale Named Best City for LGBT People to Retire

    Fort Lauderdale was named the best city to retire as an LGBT person.

  • Jesse's Journal: Telling My Own Story

    One of the items in my bucket list, now that I am (semi)retired, is to write my life’s story. Though this might sound vain, I believe that I have had a life worth writing about; and that I am the best one to write it. 

  • LGBT Baby Boomers Face Tough Retirement Hurdles

    NEW YORK -- For Kathy Murphy, the difference between being gay or straight is $583 a month.

  • Mirror: Retirement Equality

    $170,000.

    That’s how much a forensic accountant told Carol Wartenberg and Laura Hohnecker that they are missing out on in retirement savings because, essentially, they are gay.

  • MLB Gay Umpire Dale Scott Retires Rather than Risk More Concussions

    As a big league umpire, Dale Scott saw maybe 1 million pitches from the field. His final call, it turned out, was the easiest of all.

  • Retiring Gay: Funding Gay Retirement

    This series, Retiring Gay, primarily considers the financial steps to successful retirement. However, preparing emotionally for retirement is equally important to a happy, fulfilling and successful retirement. Planning for retirement is your opportunity to reconsider day to day living. Insurance, investments, spending, savings, socializing, residence and many other considerations change. Reaching retirement with a well executed plan makes your transition to a post work life easier and more fulfilling.

  • Three Threats to Your Retirement Savings

    Having a pension in your senior years can be a lasting comfort. Though it's easy to complain about “living on a fixed income,” knowing you never again have to think about how much income you will have and where it will come from has a certain benefit.