Most Americans worry that they won't have enough money for a comfortable retirement. But if you avoid some major missteps now, you're more likely to find yourself among the unworried later on.
Here are the three biggest mistakes you can make when thinking about your financial future. Don't say we didn't warn you.
It can be tough for divorced and widowed seniors to afford and maintain their own places. Real-life 'Golden Girls' scenarios are playing out all across the country.
Think you can't do both? The experts say you can, and a financial adviser can help you tailor a plan to your situation.
Senior citizens are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population filing for bankruptcy, according to one study. And the debt troubles don't stop there.
Patients and their families need to be on extra vigilant to make sure personal data is safe from scammers and medical identity thieves.
A new study indicates that the elderly in 48 states and the District of Columbia won't be able to replace the recommended 70% of their pre-retirement income.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Your Easter celebration, from ham and eggs to spring clothes, will take a bigger toll on your wallet this year.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'