To Save More For Your Future, Avoid These Four Pitfalls
Feb 24, 2017 - 1:00:40 PM
Fortunately, you have a better chance of being among that favored quarter if you avoid these four debt pitfalls:
1. Overspending: Six in 10 non-retired middle-income Boomers report they spend as much as or more than their entire household income.
2. Credit card debt: Credit card debt is the most common form of debt—53 percent of all middle-income Boomers currently have it, regardless of retirement status.
3. Mortgage in retirement: Nearly 25 percent of middle-income Baby Boomers have 20 years or more remaining on their mortgage.
4. Healthcare debt: Nearly one in five Boomers has medical debt. People tend to prepare for anticipated costs, not the unexpected healthcare expenses.
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