Retirement can worsen your finances, health and even your marriage. And yes, you may miss many aspects of having a job.
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.
Low rates have left seniors without the safe streams of income they traditionally counted on. Will this be changing with the sudden rise in rates?
Women face special challenges when it comes to saving for retirement. Take these steps to make sure your funds don't fall short of your goals.
Why dive right into full time retirement cold turkey? For many people, phasing it in makes a lot more sense. Here's why.
Without regular paychecks, retirees can benefit from a variety of income sources. Here's where most retirees get their money and the strategies experts recommend.
In all likelihood, you have hobbies, talents or skills that could earn you extra cash after you've given up the day job.
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