Retirement Planning

Retirement Accounts

Power Up Your 401(k)

3 Moneymaking Tricks and 3 Traps to Avoid If you are among the 90 million Americans who invest in a…

Social Security

Answers To Your Social Security Questions

You’re not supposed to have to worry about Social Security. It’s supposed to provide the simple, reliable and predictable portion…

Retirement Planning

A Medical Annuity Can Offer A Lifeline

If you and/or family members are worried that the enormous medical costs of a major long-term illness will drain family…

Retirement Planning

Expand Your 401(k) Options

Do you ever wish you had more investment options in your 401(k) retirement plan? More than 40% of employers now…

Retirement Planning

Retirement Income for Life

Here’s a New Way to Get It Do you think you’ll live past 85? If so, there’s a surprisingly attractive type…

Retirement Planning

The Classic 4% Rule Can Ruin Your Retirement

There’s a simple old rule to help make sure you don’t run out of money in your retirement years—withdraw 4%…

Retirement Planning

Surprise! Retirement Costs Less Than You Think

It’s easy to wildly miscalculate how much money you’ll need in retirement—even if you are already retired. And that can…

Retirement Planning

Retirement-Planning Calculators

Online retirement-planning calculators ask you a variety of financial, lifestyle and health questions, then estimate how much you might need…

Retirement Planning

How to Locate Financial Assistance for Elderly People

Retirement is not “golden” for all seniors. More than 25 million Americans age 60 and older are economically insecure, living…

Social Security

Best Ways Now to Boost Your Social Security

Smart Strategies for Married Couples Since Congress voted last year to end two Social Security loopholes, many married couples have…

Social Security

Social Security Loopholes Ending

Two Social Security loopholes that have boosted benefits for more than 100,000 married couples are disappearing. But for some people,…

Retirement Planning

Better Way to Plan for Retirement Health Expenses

Soaring health-care costs can wallop consumers as they get older, even though some expenses remain stable. A recent study by…

Retirement Accounts

How to Get Bonus Cash for an IRA Deposit

Fidelity Investments, the giant brokerage firm, has put a new twist on getting cash bonuses for investing in an IRA.…

Social Security

Social Security Secrets

You may be entitled to more than you’re getting. Social Security might end up being your most valuable retirement asset…and…

Retirement Accounts

Power Up Your IRA

With These Money-Making Investments Although most investors don’t realize it, you can turn your retirement account into something much more…