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  • CNBC Poll: What's Prevented You From Getting an Annuity?

    With more people worried about outliving their retirement savings, there's growing interest in finding a guaranteed-income stream for retirement. Annuities fit that bill.

  • A Smart Start to Retirement Investing

    The decisions you make with your portfolio during the early years of retirement will set the stage for whether your savings will be sufficient to maintain a comfortable lifestyle.

  • New IRS Rules Help Retirement Savers Catch Up

    Whether you're a baby boomer or a member of Generation Y just beginning your career, building your nest egg should get a little bit of a boost thanks to  new contribution limits for 401(k)s and IRAs

  • Poll: What's Your Monthly Saving Goal for Retirement

    Talk about the best intentions. Who out there doesn't mean to save more for retirement? And who out there hasn't met them? What are your retirement goals?

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    The clock is ticking on tax rules that may change on January 1, 2013 and could impact the way parents contribute to a college education.

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    The proportion of people who say they are saving less than last year to retirement savings is down, but the retirement income deficit for the coming generation of retirees is estimated to be $4.3 trillion.

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    With medical costs rising, more retirees are choosing supplemental insurance to augment what Medicare doesn't cover. Here's how to shop for additional insurance, sometimes called Medigap.

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    Rising costs — and the fear of being left bankrupt by medical bills — are why more retirees are selecting supplemental insurance for what Medicare doesn’t cover. Is Medigap right for you?

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    As Americans live longer, debilitating diseases such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are  rising, making the need for long-term care vital. Who should buy long-term care insurance and when?

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    As Americans live longer, long-term care insurance is gaining in popularity as a way to offset costs associated with retirement. Would you buy the insurance, or rather save money on your own?

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    Shying away from big resort-like senior communities, baby boomers are picking centrally-located senior neighborhoods that offer affordable housing with access to thriving community centers.

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    More baby boomers are gravitating to centrally located senior neighborhoods that offer affordable housing with access to thriving main streets, downtown areas and more.

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    For baby boomers, helping aging parents can be overwhelming. Experts offer tips on navigating affordable options, including in-home care and new "granny pods."

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    Assisting aging parents can be overwhelming and scary. Experts offer suggestions on navigating affordable options beyond nursing homes and assisted living centers. What have you done?

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    Secure, steady and safe. Those three words once associated with the rules of retirement investing no longer hold true, as many retirees have been forced to assume more risk than they would like.

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    The stock market meltdown that accompanied the financial crisis of 2008-2009 took a big bite out of Americans' retirement savings, forcing some to delay their retirement dreams.

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    From collecting Social Security too soon or having too much of your nest egg in bonds, these mistakes can take a bite out of your standard of living.

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    Your social security benefits are tax free but other income is not.  Should retirees have to pay taxes on that income?

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    Unfortunately, many people decide to retire without really thinking through the decision, and that can have dire circumstances.

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    Some company retirement plans have changed with the times, allowing investors to dabble in commodities and real estate. Others have not, hurting diversification.