Financial Advisor Pat Vitucci Suggests That Retirement Today Is Not Like Retirement Years Ago

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Pat Vitucci, a Bay Area Independent Financial Advisor, suggests that retirement these days does not mean the same thing for everyone and that the concept is different from years ago. The retirement age of 65 and 66 just doesn't mean much in today's world.

Pat Vitucci, a Bay Area Independent Financial Advisor, suggests that retirement these days does not mean the same thing for everyone and that the concept is different from years ago. The retirement age of 65 and 66 just doesn't mean much in today's world.

"I remember when the rules were..you retired at age 65, went on a cruise and bought a cadillac at 66 and died at 67, " said Vitucci. "Those were the rules and eyeryone followed them. Well, not literally, but you get the idea."

"For openers, 65 is now just a number and may or may not be relevant for everyone. In many cases, 75 may be the new 65. More people now work, even if it is part time, into their 70s and beyond, " continued Vitucci.

"Some people will have a lot to do after they retire, like playing golf, volunteering for things, baby sitting for grand kids and other things. Others may wake up in the morning and wonder what they will do all day long. How much money that is needed will depend upon whether people like to travel a lot or stay at home. And, of course the big issue nowadays is that people live much longer than in years past."

Pat Vitucci hosts "YOUR FINANCIAL LIFE" , an hour long radio program heard throughout the Bay Area on Saturdays, 8-9am on KKSF Talk 910 in San Francisco, KSRO 1350AM in Santa Rosa and KDOW 1220AM in Fremont. The program is also heard on Mondays at 6PM on KDOW.

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About Pat Vitucci
Independent financial advisor Pat Vitucci has appeared on several radio and television stations in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area for over 20 years, providing financial education. He also conducts seminars with well known media personalities and other specialists in the financial industry. Pat has also lectured at many organizations, both civic and fraternal, and at numerous corporate-sponsored events.

Pat’s mantra—“Don’t Invest And Forget”™—is not only the title of his book, but it is also the foundation of Vitucci & Associates Insurance Services. Additionally, it’s a reflection of how he manages his investments with an active asset allocation method of continually evaluating and redeploying clients’ portfolios based upon changing market conditions.
Pat Vitucci has been an active leader in the financial services industry for more than 30 years. He has served in various capacities in his corporate life, including being President of Broker Relations and President of a subsidiary of a major financial corporation. He lives in Alamo and studied at Monmouth University in New Jersey, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.

He is President and CEO of Vitucci & Associates, with headquarters in Walnut Creek and other offices throughout the Bay area.

Securities and advisory services offered through National Planning Corporation (NPC), member FINRA, SIPC, and a Registered Investment Advisor. Pasquale Vitucci, CA Insurance Lic. # 0758212, is an Endorsed Agent of Vitucci & Associates Insurance Services CA Insurance Lic. # 0I06319. Vitucci & Associates Insurance Services and NPC are separate and unrelated companies. .

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