A new survey shows that doubts about enjoying a comfortable retirement have reached their highest level in 21 years. Here are the factors you can control.
Nearly 2 years' worth of Social Security benefits were deposited in the wrong account, but Bank of America said it couldn't fix the problem.
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Experts offered their best retirement advice when Congress asked for it. But do most people follow these recommendations?
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Would you be able to retire comfortably, let alone survive, without help from Social Security and Medicare?
Counting too much on Social Security is one of them. So is underestimating how long you'll live.
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