Rather than increase their retirement savings once the kids are gone, many people live it up.
A survey shows that will be the average monthly income from what Americans in their 50s are saving for retirement.
After weeks of Washington back-and-forth, President Obama and GOP leaders have reached an uneasy agreement. But will what helps families now hurt them later?
Take a look at spending habits before crying 'poor me.'
Under a formula in place since the 1970s, Social Security recipients likely won't get an increase for the second straight year. Is that fair?
Proposed rule would eliminate do-over opportunity.
People do not really think that they will never see any Social Security money. It is just something they tell pollsters.
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