Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is selling its Charlotte-based retirement and trust business for $1.2 billion to Principal Financial Group.  


As more Baby Boomers reach retirement age, and more retirees choose North Carolina as a destination, the state’s population of residents age 65 and older is growing. The figure increased by 335,000 between 2010 and 2016, according to U.S. Census Bureau data reported by the Carolina Population Center at the University of North Carolina.

Charlotte Area: An Attractive Place To Retire?

Feb 17, 2014
Tasnim Shamma

The online real estate research site Movoto says five cities/towns in the Charlotte-area are among the top 10 places in North Carolina to retire. That's half the list! 

Top 10 Places To Retire In N.C.

Retirement often seems like a primary goal for people in the workforce; however, a recent study found that people who delay retirement have less risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease or other kinds of dementia. According to a study of nearly half a million people, the risk of dementia is reduced by 3.2 percent for every additional year of work. We’ll discuss the “use it or lose it” approach and keeping your brain healthy, when Charlotte Talks.

Retirement has taken on a new meaning for many Baby Boomers - either because of financial obligations or as a result of the recession - and some are delaying retirement or considering "semi retirement." Our guest today says - don't retire, reinvent. Nancy Collamer is a career coach and the author of Second Act Careers: 50+ Ways to Profit from Your Passions During Semi-Retirement. She helps boomers who want or need to continue working create a profitable and meaningful semi-retirement on their own terms after 'retiring' from their full-time careers. If you're considering an encore, join our conversation with Nancy Collamer to learn how to profit from your passion and as she says "work less, live more and love what you do," when Charlotte Talks.

Charlotte Ranks Third In Nation For Funding Pensions

Jan 17, 2013
Briana Duggan

Charlotte is ranked third in the nation for paying its bills on time. Not just any bills – pension bills. That's according to a new report by The Pew Charitable Trusts. They found that the country's largest cities have an unpaid tab of more than $200 billion when it comes to retirement benefits promised to employees. And it turns out Charlotte has been preparing for retirement relatively well when it comes to pension plans.