An article in RISMedia , based on the findings of a national survey of baby boomers aged between 49 and 67, shows this generation is optimistic about the prospects of retirement and being able to live an independent and active life.
The survey, carried out by Better Homes and Gardens ®Real Estate, shows that 57% of baby boomers intend to move out of their current home, and 70% are optimistic that their retirement home will be the best they have ever owned and lived in. Real estate experts have pointed out there are approximately 77 million baby boomers in the US, so it’s significant that so many feel optimistic about retiring and that most intend moving home. People from this generation have a reputation for being hard-working go-getters, and as such are going into retirement with big plans to continue enjoying life.
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One factor that is important in achieving this retirement lifestyle is having a proper plan. Nearly half of all baby boomers surveyed are actively planning their retirement, taking into account the type of home and community they’d like to live in, as well as making important decisions as to whether or not they continue to work, …read more