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One in 10 workers hits the maximum contribution levels for retirement savings. Here's what they don't buy instead.
Despite future shortfalls, advocates say a benefits expansion is possible.
A new type of mutual fund is designed to help retirees manage their withdrawal rates.
The federal government grabbed $713 million in Social Security benefits last year, mostly for unpaid taxes and delinquent student loans.
Moneyed families have hit the pause button on their estate plans, holding out for a repeal of the "death tax." Don't count on it.
Experts say now is a good time for older Americans to review their options, especially if Medicaid is cut.
How you handle old workplace accounts could make a big difference in how much you have saved at retirement.
High fees, missed employee matches and early withdrawal penalties could leave you with less than you expected for retirement.
Many workers still aren't setting aside enough for retirement to get their full employer match. Some may not even know they're falling short.
Early withdrawal penalties make where to put your nest egg a critical decision if you want to stop working in your 40s and 50s.
Fees vary greatly for these tax-advantaged accounts, which help you pay for medical expenses and invest for the future. Here's what to know.
More than half of workers saving for retirement now rely on some form of professional allocation advice.
Many workers still aren't setting aside enough for retirement to get their full employer match. Some may not even realize it.
A U.S. Supreme Court decision exactly two years ago gave same-sex couples more retirement options. Here's what to do.
Changing careers may lead to lower pay initially, but can boost your prospects over time. Here's how to make the move work for you.
Forget Florida. People aren't moving away for their retirement and are looking for options closer to where they live. Here's what to know.
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