Our Social Security expert answers some of the trickiest questions posed by real benefits recipients.
As many readers are aware, IRAs can offer many benefits including the ability to defer…
Americans are massively underestimating how much they need to save to have the retirements they want.
Mistakes are common on taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts, and the penalties are steep. Here’s how to avoid them.
Whether you want extra spending money or to bulk up your nest egg, there are plenty of ways for retirees to make $10,000, $25,000, or $50,000+.
More people are embracing aging, but most are not ready for retirement and, in many cases, they don’t even know what ready means.
It’s conventional wisdom to roll over your retirement assets from a 401(k) into an IRA when you leave a job. But that’s not always the right move.
Working an additional year beyond 66 provides 8% more annual income for 30 years. And the longer you delay retirement, the greater the effect.
The pattern that Americans show in saving money provides encouragement for people who don’t save enough.
Retirees are turning to deferred income annuities in droves to address concerns about market volatility and outliving their nest eggs.
Many Americans are reluctant to tap into their retirement funds even when they can afford to, making their lives more miserly than they need to be.
Making these financial mistakes could undermine your retirement.
If you’ve been divorced or are going through one now, your retirement may be a victim. Take these steps to protect your future.
Most people don’t know how much to save for a secure retirement. Don’t be one of those people.
For many baby boomers, their know-it-all kids might just know a lot more than their parents do when it comes to retirement planning and finances.
Women face a million-dollar wealth gap when it comes to retirement. Part of the reason—their attitudes toward investing. Here are solutions.
Early retirement might be wonderful if you can afford it…but there are some very dangerous ways that many early retirees sabotage their own retirements.
When you live outside the US, some of the rules for Social Security and Medicare are the same and some are different. How to get the most benefits.
To help you meet required minimum distributions, you consolidate all your IRA assets into the RMD fund corresponding closest to the date you turn 70 ½.
If you’re self-employed, you need to set up a retirement account yourself to cut taxes and insure your future. Here are different plans to choose from.