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.
After years of hearing about the impending insolvency of Social Security, even those approaching retirement age are worrying. What's the truth?
Experts warn us against automatically signing up for benefits the minute we are eligible, but do we listen? Signs suggest some of us may be beginning to heed that advice.
Knowing how and when to claim can make a huge difference in lifetime payouts. Therefore, mistakes come at a painfully high price.
It's hard for your aging parents to admit they need financial help, but done right, an arrangement can benefit the entire family. Here are 7 tips to help.
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.
Average life-expectancies are creeping upward. To prevent having more life than money, you need to think differently about your retirement years, experts say.
A reader is worried her husband's Social Security will get clipped if he takes a lower-paying job before he retires. Indeed, it might affect his eventual payout.
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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.
The government's health care portal stumbled badly out of the gate 2 months ago, and it's still far from perfect.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.