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  • The good news is Americans are living longer. But the worry for many retirees is that they'll outlive their savings.

  • Delaying Retirement: Why 68 Has Become 'the New 65' Wednesday, 29 Feb 2012 | 3:50 PM ET

    "Delaying retirement leaves a worker with fewer years of retirement to finance, more time to save and earn returns, and higher Social Security benefits," says one financial planner.

  • Up-and-Coming Retirement Cities Abroad Wednesday, 11 Jan 2012 | 11:23 AM ET
    Contrary to popular belief, not all American citizens are required to move to Boca Raton when they retire. Sure, the climate is heavenly, the ocean water is alluring and the shoreline could hardly be more inviting. However, it’s not cheap, as the presence of  will attest, and the simple fact is that not all retirees have the means to live someplace like this.With this in mind,  a publication devoted to showing that “you can live better, for less, overseas,” just released its  By weighing such fa

    International Living just released its Retirement Index for 2012, which determines foreign destinations offering retirees a high standard of living at a low price. CNBC.com highlights 10 of them.

  • Pension Payouts of the Ten Largest Economies Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 10:11 AM ET
    Publicly financed retirement, or pension, benefits vary widely across the world. But as the U.S. and Europe consider fiscal austerity measures to address debt problems, some pension programs could be subject to change. To grasp what most recipients stand to lose, we’ve taken a look at the promised pension payouts of the ten largest economies in the world. (.) Our snapshot is based on a  and Development, OECD, calculates pension wealth for 54 countries, adjusting for differences in retirement age

    Publicly financed retirement, or pension benefits, vary widely across the world. See how your pension plan stacks up against the world’s largest economies.

  • What It Takes to Become a Millionaire Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 3:02 AM ET

    A new AP-CNBC poll finds 61 percent of U.S. respondents think it is "extremely" or "very difficult" to become a millionaire in this country today.

  • The Best Places To Retire Outside the US Thursday, 3 Feb 2011 | 3:31 PM ET
    Retiring in another country used to be a foreign concept to most Americans but it’s thanks to two main factors: the Internet and the economy. The Internet has provided some much-needed connectivity and the economy has priced many retirees out of warm-weather cities in the U.S. “You can live better for less in a tropical paradise,” said Dan Prescher, the special projects editor for International Living magazine. “All you have to do is think outside the border.” found 10 of the best places to reti

    Retiring in another country used to be a foreign concept to most Americans but it’s becoming more common. AARP found 10 of the best places to retire outside the U.S. Check out the list!

  • Best States For Boomers To Retire Friday, 5 Feb 2010 | 4:33 PM ET
    As the Baby Boomer generation begins to hit retirement age, millions will be searching for places to retire. So what's the best location to settle down? The answer to that question is just as diverse as the needs, desires and expectations of Boomers themselves.Although certain destinations may be particularly attractive - for reasons ranging from the weather and availability of health care to tax advantages and property values - there's a wide variety of cities and towns consistently considered

    As the Baby Boomer generation begins to hit retirement age, millions will be searching for places to retire. So what's the best location to settle down?

  • America’s Top Golf Communities Thursday, 29 Jan 2009 | 2:26 PM ET
    Each year, Travel + Leisure Golf puts together its list of the . These are among the most exclusive and visually stunning communities in the country and have been chosen on a range of criteria: Golf amenity, residential architecture and style, location, management services and programming options, non-golf amenities and environmental stewardship. The rankings also take into account public access to the course — the more exclusive the property, the better it is for the ranking. With starting home

    If you’re a golf enthusiast, or simply enjoy taking in the picturesque views over a majestic 18th green, click ahead to see the Top 15 Golf Communities of 2009!

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