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.
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?
If you're turning 50 this year, you qualify for an AARP membership, but is it worth it? Can you get senior discounts without joining?
Despite the myth that finance is a rational science, money is in fact all about emotion. Little wonder then that the field of financial therapy is growing.
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.
Are you planning your retirement? There are lots of variables, dollar figures and percentages to factor in when determining how much you'll need to save for your golden years.
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