You've taken everything else into consideration when choosing a place to retire to. Now consider the life expectancy of the locals.
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.
Wanting to believe things that seem too good be true, along with trying to help family members, can have serious, unintended consequences.
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.
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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