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Whether it's economic necessity, intellectual interest or emotional health, modern retirees are working part-time after leaving their careers. AARP has found that six specific types of part-time employment seem to suit retirees.
Dreaming of a penthouse retirement? You can do it on a Social Security income by retiring abroad.
Investors hoping to ramp up on tax-free retirement income just might rejoice after recent market tumult. That's because falling values in your traditional IRA might make a Roth conversion more attractive.