You've probably heard of annuities, but are they an investment to consider? Judge for yourself after you read this brief primer.
Average life-expectancies are creeping upward. To prevent having more life than money, you need to think differently about your retirement years, experts say.
You're going to have to learn about investing to choose a good financial adviser -- and you can respond faster if your situation or needs change. Should you consider 'hiring' yourself?
Sticking with your plan isn't necessarily the smartest move. Working a little longer could reduce financial stress and get you closer to your long-term goals.
With retirement now in sight, it's time to revisit those plans you devised two decades earlier to see if they still fit the reality. Here are 7 steps to take to tune up your retirement plans.
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.
A study casts doubt on the 'glidepath' that moves older investors from stocks to bonds.
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