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Procrastinators, your time is up. If you've been waiting to take that 2018 required minimum distribution from your IRA or 401(k), you have a few days to get it together. What you should know.
Investments in real assets, whether on the equity side or the debt side, offer seemingly endless options for fixed income. If you can build it or finance it, you can invest in it.
Some Americans ages 45 and up are managing to save $1 out of every $5 — and retiring earlier. Here's what they're doing differently from the average investor.
It should come as no surprise that moving south is a popular choice for retirees. These are the top U.S. Southern cities, taking into account things such as affordability, safety and senior population.
Medicare generally doesn't cover dental care. Comprehensive care, including fillings, dentures and crowns, could destroy retirees' budgets. What you need to know.
Many people approaching retirement age today are heavily invested in stocks, potentially leaving their savings vulnerable to the next recession.
By cutting out some discretionary spending, Americans could save more than $5,000 a year, according to a new report.
In the search for fixed income, financial advisors are looking beyond bonds to alternatives, from the commonplace to the more arcane.
Parents are spending twice as much on their adult children than they are putting away for retirement, and that could have dire consequences down the road.
The key to achieving an active, satisfying and happy retirement involves more than having adequate savings. It also entails interesting leisure activities, creative pursuits and mental and physical well-being.
Before March 31, enrollees are allowed to make a one-time swap to another plan or dump it for original Medicare.
Personal finance website SmartAsset compiled a list of the 10 U.S. cities where seniors are best prepared for the financial realities of retirement. Arizona scored high.
A search for yield has led to greater popularity of alternative approaches in bond investing. Yet they may be less popular among financial advisors due to lack of awareness, lack of promotion and amount of research needed to use them successfully.
Retirees tend to spend more at the outset of retirement and face spending volatility throughout their golden years, according to research from J.P. Morgan.
It's a Catch-22: You believe retiring early will improve your health, yet concerns about unexpected medical costs prevent you from taking that leap.
Amid worries that the U.S. is headed for a recession by the end of next year, is now the time to start revisiting the idea of adding more bonds to your investment portfolio?