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Our mailing address is:
AAFR American Association of Future Retirees
872 S. Milwaukee Ave. #109
Libertyville, IL 60048

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Our phone number is 847-680-6328.
Our fax number is 847-680-6341.

Of recent interest on The Future Retiree,
AAFR's informational blog:

Social Security, Medicare, Veterans’ Benefits: Please Don’t Call Them “Entitlements”

May 01, 2020

“I’m entitled!” Social Security. Medicare. Veterans’ disability and other benefits. For tens of millions of Americans, they’ve come hard earned: through decades of work, hundreds of thousands of dollars in payroll tax payments, and through the sacrifice of health, mobility, sight, or other basic bodily functions most of us take for granted. These government programs […]

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Simple Advice on Tapping Into Your Retirement Fund Early: Don’t

Apr 28, 2020

It’s no secret that the economy is currently in the midst of a slowdown. How serious is it? The old joke about the difference between a recession and a depression comes to mind: If your neighbor’s out of work, it’s a recession. If you’re out of work, it’s a depression. Regardless of what you call […]

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Gold as a Retirement Investment?

Apr 24, 2020

When people think of retirement investments, gold rarely crosses their minds. After all, gold doesn’t provide any income, and the whole purpose of saving for retirement is to replace the income shortfall when you’re not working any more. To be sure, gold makes little sense for those who are already retired, and are seeking an […]

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Is an “encore job” right for you?

Apr 18, 2020

If you’re a baby boomer nearing retirement age, and have been fortunate enough to be able to put aside a substantial nest egg, you may be in an “in between” place: ready, willing, and able to leave your job and try something else, but not ready to give up working entirely. In the past, people […]

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Future retirees beware: Wall Street is lobbying to get its hands on your pension money

Apr 15, 2020

The big Wall Street banking and investment firms—the same fine people who brought us the subprime credit meltdown and the mortgage crisis—are now lobbying lawmakers to allow them to buy up and manage your pension fund money. According to a recent Business Week report, roughly $500 billion—that’s half a trillion dollars—is currently sitting in so-called […]

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