The challenge is adjusting should numbers come up short, especially since going back to work at age 80 isn't an option for most people.
The bipartisan proposal would make borrowing harder but repayment easier.
A new study says seniors who depend on Social Security have lost 32% of their buying power since 2000.
There are 3 other savings goals that should get your attention first.
Beginning in May, those applying for benefits will only be able to receive them via electronic payment. If you're currently receiving checks, you have two years to make the switch.
Millions of Americans are doing it.
Nearly one-fifth of full-time employed Americans have raided retirement accounts in the past year to cover emergencies, according to a national survey.
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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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