personal finance Using The Slow Summer Months To Prepare For Retirement By Melissa Ross • Jul 9, 2014 Pixabay A recent Gallup poll found the average retirement age for most Americans is 62, but that number is creeping upward. How Will President Obama's Student Debt Action Affect Your Bottom Line? By Karen Feagins • Jun 10, 2014 Pete Souza / Official White House Photo President Obama has taken executive action to address the rising cost of student loan debt. Florida Ranked 39th Best State For Retirement, South Dakota Tops List By Patrick Donges • May 9, 2014 PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Despite being widely considered a hotspot for senior living, a new report has ranked Florida as only the 39th best state to retire in. Getting Your Financial House In Order For 2014 By Melissa Ross • Dec 16, 2013 Flikr / Creative Commons With only days left in 2013, if you’re planning to make a charitable donation or changes to your financial planning, now is the time.