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Saving more for retirement is the fifth-most-popular New Year's resolution in a new survey. Here's a look, in broad strokes, at six other — out of a legion of possible — retirement-related moves you might consider making for 2019.
As the Dow tanks and tech stocks enter a bear market, there is no end to panicky headlines about the stampede to cash and bonds. The truth is that wealthy investors have been in fixed income and cash since well before the recent volatility started.
It takes years to qualify for Social Security retirement benefits. Don't leave money on the table by using the wrong claiming strategy.
Social Security is a safety net for many retirees. But in some circumstances, you can't count receiving it.
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.
There are straightforward ways for retirement investors in need of income to play rising interest rates without being wiped out by falling bond values.
Social Security benefits will get a 2.8 percent boost in 2019. Find out now how much more money you stand to receive.
The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession.
The Roth IRA and Roth 401(k) allow you to pay Uncle Sam in the present so you can collect tax-free income in the future. Here's how.
Many people have enough saved for retirement to claim Social Security later than they do, according to a new study.
A new survey from retirement community firm Provision Living finds that while most Americans think about retirement a lot, their goals and plans to achieve them sometimes fall short.
For most of the last 10 years, fixed-income investors have not had to worry about liquidity. But as volatility has surged, first in stocks and now in credit markets, liquidity is starting to dry up across segments of the corporate bond markets.
Retirees who love beach life and high culture can get both in these five foreign cities.
Don't know much about investing? A target-date fund is easier, but you still need to do some homework.
Both high-yield bonds and leveraged loans are priced to near perfection, with credit spreads still hovering at historic lows. They are a bet on the U.S. economy and that it will be another year or two before the cycle turns.
Americans aren't saving enough for retirement. The powers that be in Washington must take action to prevent the retirement crisis from getting even worse.
Social Security's cost-of-living adjustment for 2019 is the largest increase in recent years. Here are several steps you can take to make the most of that hike.
Roughly 40 percent of Americans who are considered middle class will fall into poverty or near poverty by the time they reach age 65, according to a recent study by the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at The New School.