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If you claimed this important retirement benefit too early, there are steps you can take to correct that.
Health savings accounts could benefit you now, and in retirement. But they're not for everyone.
How you save for retirement could keep your taxes low ... now, and as a retiree.
More than half of grandparents are saving for a grandchild's college education, or hope to. Here's how to give wisely.
You can cut income and estate taxes with smart planning. Here's what you need to know before you move.
Half of Americans plan to work while in retirement. Before you go down that route, make sure it won't hurt your finances.
Couples can no longer "file and suspend," but there are still tricks to get more from Social Security.
Medical identity theft is a multibillion-dollar problem that costs the average American $13,500 to fix. How to protect yourself.
Happy birthday! Besides cake and candles, there are are financial steps you should take. Here's what they are.
Now that your working days are behind you, you can turn your attention to new endeavors such as seeing the world. Here's how to do it.
The longer you wait the more your retirement benefit grows but, for some, it still makes sense to receive benefits sooner.
With the kids gone and college hopefully paid for, it's time to concentrate on you. How to save for retirement.
Only four in 10 advisors fully understand the risks around cybersecurity. Ask these questions before trusting them with your personal data.
If you’re not ready to retire and change your lifestyle, you might be able to create your own arrangement with a "flexible retirement."
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 it work.
Forget Florida. People aren't moving away for their retirement and are looking for options closer to where they live.