Start preparing for your retirement at least six months before you tell anyone at your office you are leaving.
Tasks to complete with your employer before your last day or work.
If you're a Baby Boomer, the biggest challenge in looking for work may come with reimagining your career. You don't have to completely reinvent yourself, but you may have to adapt to a new environment.
Many over-40 workers — the Generation X and baby boomer generations — are plotting their career options as they bear down on retirement age.
Financial reform proposals for Social Security are in two major deficit reduction packages, as well as on a number of mental lists of major players.
Focusing on milestones along the way, rather than simply on the final mark, may be an easier way to wind up with the money your need.
Whether you're a baby boomer or a member of Generation Y just beginning your career, building your nest egg should get a little bit of a boost thanks to new contribution limits for 401(k)s and IRAs
For years, Americans found a lot to dislike about annuities, calling them complicated and expensive. Though some experts say not that much has changed about the insurance product, fundamental changes in the average American's financial outlook have given new life to annuities.
The decisions you make with your portfolio during the early years of retirement will set the stage for whether your savings will be sufficient to maintain a comfortable lifestyle.
Among the fires that President Obama must fight immediately in his second term, Social Security reform isn’t in the mix. But if the president studies past administrations — and aims to enhance his legacy, as presidents do — Social Security may well rise to the top.
These top 5 estate-planning blunders are costly and common—even among the fiscally prudent.
More Americans over age 65 are keeping one foot in the workforce long after they leave their full-time careers.
Women face unique challenges in meeting financial goals, including longer lives, fewer working years and smaller checks.