Many baby boomers don't have access to one of the sources of income their folks had. Here's what they can do about that.
You've taken everything else into consideration when choosing a place to retire to. Now consider the life expectancy of the locals.
Knowing how and when to claim can make a huge difference in lifetime payouts. Therefore, mistakes come at a painfully high price.
A new study links early retirement with a lower probability of death -- for men anyway. But a different study shows benefits from continuing to work.
If the advice from financial experts has you worried that you'll need to work forever, take heart. Your golden years may not be as expensive as you've been led to expect.
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.
There are some things about your income and expenses that are impossible to predict with any reliable accuracy. Here's how you can take some of the risk out of life's uncertainties.
Social Security is a simple concept, but the execution can be complicated. One example is the Windfall Elimination Provision. Does it apply to you?
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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.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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