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Monday, March 27, 2017

Reducing these debts before retirement can help your nest egg last longer.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Many women stay put because they like their jobs—but they also desperately need the money.

Monday, February 27, 2017

After a certain age, you’re required to take distributions from your retirement accounts. If you don’t need the funds for immediate income, here are some options.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Health and wealth often go hand in hand—and the same actions can improve the status of both. These three tips can improve your personal as well as financial well-being.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Retirement stress spans every generation, but these steps can help workers of all ages improve their retirement prospects.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Acting on worries about bond yields could actually hurt your retirement portfolio.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

With stagnant wages and rising student loan debt, Millennials are struggling to start their nest eggs. These three tips can help.

Monday, November 28, 2016

A new study finds that retirees are happier than ever, thanks to trillions of hours of leisure time.

Monday, November 14, 2016

The concept of retirement is being radically reimagined. Here’s why.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Before you leave the workforce for good, consider these tips to help ease the financial transition into retirement.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Financial experts often recommend a 4 percent withdrawal rate for retirement funds. But is that the right approach for you?

Monday, September 26, 2016

More than 1 in 4 workers have saved less than $1,000 for retirement, possibly putting a comfortable retirement far out of reach.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Post-recession, most Americans believe they'll be able to afford a comfortable retirement, but many still aren't saving enough to make it happen.

Monday, August 8, 2016

There are many retirement threats lurking out there, ready to de-rail even the strongest plans. Here’s what to watch out for.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Many workers aren’t sure whether they’re saving enough or too little for retirement. Fortunately, it’s easy to find out.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Since 2013, Millennials have significantly increased their retirement savings, outpacing both Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, but they still have a long way to go.

Monday, June 27, 2016

The Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike is good news for seniors who rely on bonds and money market funds for income, but it’s still not likely to make a substantial difference.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Baby Boomers share several anxieties when it comes to preparing for retirement, but proper planning can help get rid of them.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A recent study found that many baby boomers lack knowledge about Social Security benefits, which could cost them in the long run. To get the most out of their benefits, boomers should make sure they’re not making any of these Social S

Monday, May 9, 2016

Many baby boomers have left retirement accounts with previous employers over the years. Consolidating those accounts before retirement can pay off in big ways.

Monday, April 25, 2016

It’s 2016, but the financial crisis of 2008 is still top of mind for many baby boomers—and it’s impacting their saving and investing habits. A new study finds that a significant number of boomers experienced economic trauma following the c

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Great Recession may have ended years ago, but many boomers are still supporting aging parents, adult children or both—and it’s negatively impacting their financial standing. Despite the reduced financial security, though, few boomers ha

Monday, March 28, 2016

Retirees hoping for higher Social Security benefits shouldn’t hold their breath: there likely won’t be a cost-of-living increase in 2016. For many, putting a financial plan in place may be necessary to help stretch Social Security dollars f

Monday, March 14, 2016

According to a recent Insured Retirement Institute survey, only 6 in 10 boomers report having any retirement savings, and just 27 percent are confident they will have enough money to last through retirement. Better retirement education effo