Retirement is probably the number one thing most older Americans worry about. The posts in this category are about retirement and qualified planning. Retirement accounts are often referred to as qualified because that is how they are usually classified by the IRS.
Maybe it has to do with the aging population in the US, or maybe it has to do with the fact that I scan personal finance/investment headlines like most people check their email, but it seems to me that there is an obsession with discussing how woefully unprepared the average American is to retire. A google search of "Average American Retirement Savings" brings up 1,200,000 results and a news search limited to the past month brings up hundreds upon hundreds of results. Worst part about it? NONE OF THEM MATCH! Just taking a few very recent examples: 10/22/2014 - US Today Middle-class people [...]