How does your 401k balance compare with that of other workers with a similar income?
Counting too much on Social Security is one of them. So is underestimating how long you'll live.
That's not possible for everyone, so what's Plan B? (Please don't say it's winning the lottery.)
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.
Everyone seems to have little mind tricks for beefing up savings. Some are very creative.
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.
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