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Retirement for stay-at-home parents

Though I never spent much time watching Leave It to Beaver as a child, I have often wondered if June Cleaver ever considered the state of her financial future. A stay at home mom, tasked with the unbelievable job of doing virtually everything in the Cleaver home, did June Cleaver consider her retirement?…

Retirement weary?

Even as pension funds continue to recoup losses and, in some cases, slowly crawl into positive territory, aspiring retirees everywhere are still feeling some ambivalence about the plausibility of the prospect of retirement. In fact, some pension funds, looking to reclaim their losses as well as a sense of security, filed suit against those who peddled mortgage-backed securities (which have earned the appropriate moniker “toxic assets”) about which there has been so much recent discussion.…