In all likelihood, you have hobbies, talents or skills that could earn you extra cash after you've given up the day job.
This valuable lesson can change the way you and your children look at money and vastly improve your life, now and in later years.
Baby boomers can expect to have less to spend in retirement than their parents did. And that's without cuts to Social Security and Medicare.
Many older workers and early retirees could see their premiums drop when the major components of health care reform kick in next year. Others won't be so fortunate.
The best part about getting older? Of course it beats the alternative. But age also comes with plenty of perks.
It's not a stretch to plan a retirement that lasts into your 10th decade. Are you financially prepared for this?
Twenty-five years ago the stock market lost more than 20% of its value in just one day. Here's what we can learn from this.
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