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Rebalancing regularly forces you to buy low and sell high over time and can reduce the volatility of your returns.
No one is very excited to discuss health and long-term care expenses, but those costs could damage your loved ones' golden years.
Government researchers analyzed six online tools that provide users with estimates of their expected monthly payouts.
Nixing "zero income" years from your earnings record could boost your benefit.
Here's how to survive if the Federal Reserve raises rates next month and the incoming Trump administration stimulates the economy by borrowing money.
Half of Americans plan to work while in retirement. Before you go down that route, make sure it won't hurt your finances.
The "set it and forget it" fund in your retirement plan comes with a set of instructions: Direct all of your deferrals here.
Couples can no longer "file and suspend," but there are still tricks to get more from Social Security.
For extreme savers who want to retire in their 40s, these states offer low taxes and cost of living.
Investors who have been in their company’s retirement plan for 15 years have built solid nest eggs, according to a new analysis.
Health savings accounts offer workers another tax-advantaged way to save more for retiree health care costs.
The maximum amount you can save in tax-deferred retirement accounts will hold steady next year.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton addressed the future of the popular retirement program in final minutes of the last presidential debate.
Your Social Security income won't go up by much in 2017, yet your expenses probably will. Here's what it means for your cash flow.
A new study finds the average woman will spend 70 percent of her benefit payouts on medical expenses.
Ride-hailing apps provide seniors with a way to earn extra cash while working a flexible schedule. Here's what you need to know.
If returns over the long term are less than stellar, you're going to fall short in retirement — unless you save this much.
Credit-card debt is a huge financial concern for seniors, right behind medical bills and just ahead of paying for utilities.
Consider these three countries if you've always dreamed of retiring abroad.
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