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Home costs are the biggest expense for people 50 and older, accounting for 40% to 45% of their household budgets, according to a report.
Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.
An estimated two million American seniors are in debt from unpaid student loans, according to data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Communicating their competence is critical for women in the workplace, and is something they don't do nearly enough.
Kids and teens have company heading back to school: More adults over age 35 are returning to the classroom. Here's why.
If you're thinking retirement, but aren't sure exactly where to put your money, target-date retirement funds might be right for you. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson explains the strengths and weakness of these "set it and forget it" funds, and whether they're right for you.
A new poll found that 30 percent of retirees would "unretire" if a job became available, The Fiscal Times reports.
Every year, thousands of Americans move to new cities to start retirement -- and that decision must be weighed by a host of factors.
$100 equals $100 … true or false? Not so if you're spending it in different states. A new analysis shows where your money goes furthest.
What's worse than financial abuse of the elderly? The fact that relatives, often adult children, are most often the perps. Here's how to spot it.
Four out of 10 workers say they would take a lower salary if they were offered a bigger employer contribution to their 401(k) retirement plan, USAT.
Most everyone reaches a point where managing one's money is too hard. Here's how to know when Mom or Dad needs help, and how best to give it.
WASHINGTON, Aug 4- The Treasury Department's new office on state and local finance will scrutinize public pensions, appointing a specialist in the area and becoming a resource for retirement planning, its inaugural director said in a speech on Monday.
Having a family talk about parents' goals for old age is never easy, but experts say it needs to happen more often. Here's how.
Grandparents have to balance their grandchildren's needs without jeopardizing their retirement savings. USA Today reports.
July 15- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit in which participants in four BP Plc employee retirement savings plans claimed they were deceived into buying and holding BP stock before and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
July 1- Lockheed Martin Corp, Pentagon's biggest defense supplier, said it will move existing employees to a defined-contribution retirement plan by Jan.1, 2020, becoming the latest company to freeze its expensive defined-benefit pension plan.
July 1- Lockheed Martin Corp, Pentagon's biggest defense supplier, said it would freeze its current pension plan and move employees to a defined contribution retirement plan. The new pension plan will come into effect from Jan. 1, 2016, the maker of the F-35 fighter jet, satellites and coastal warships said on Tuesday.
BOSTON, June 24- Assets in target date funds rose 24 percent to $624 billion in 2013, a new report found, reflecting a surging stock market and how investors have flocked to the simplified retirement savings vehicles- often as their default choice.
If you are a current or former member of the military, we'd like to hear about your experience with financial stress.