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With an entire generation on the cusp of retirement, the rules governing retirement plan administration need to be modernized. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., is introducing the Increasing Access to a Secure Retirement Act.
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The federal retiree health-care program is undergoing a few changes this year. Here's what high-income beneficiaries need to know.
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Besides affordability, these overseas destinations also promise adventure for thrill-seeking retirees.
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Economic growth, rising inflation expectations and a Fed policy shift will challenge one of today's most successful investing strategies: credit risk.
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If you don't know exactly how you are paying for financial advice, you could be in for some unpleasant surprises. Here's how to tell if your advisor is really looking out for your best interests.
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Robotics and automation advancements will be necessary in a post-tariff marketplace, and that flood of investments should give a healthy boost to the sector.