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You've spent years diligently socking away cash into your retirement plan, and now you're at a crossroad: What do you do with your savings?
If you enroll in Medicare without weighing your options, you could end up with unexpected health costs. Here's how to avoid them.
If you're an employer, the only thing that might be scarier than an audit from the Labor Department is an "excessive fee" lawsuit from your workers. Here's how litigation may have helped cut plan costs.
Before retirement, just half of Americans foresee a comfortable old age; after retirement, the share of people who report being comfortable swells to nearly 80 percent.
Anticipating a final court ruling that will kill the "fiduciary rule," the Labor Department has issued guidance for financial advisors.
Your 50s are a great time to evaluate what you need to prepare for the next phase of your life.
New research finds that the timing of your Social Security benefits can lead to financial shortfalls. But there are a couple of things you can do to protect your budget.
Women often earn less and live longer than their male counterparts. These tips can help them catch up and enjoy their golden years.
Stay or go? Retirees and departing employees face a crossroad when they separate from service: What will happen next to their 401(k) savings?
The federal retiree health-care program is undergoing a few changes this year. Here's what high-income beneficiaries need to know.
Health and medical expenses top the list for what Americans worry about most in retirement. Many individuals don't have a plan for how to handle these costs.
Financial advisors say investing in your health is as important as investing in the market when it comes to planning for medical costs in retirement.
Despite strong stock gains over the last nine years, 53 percent of full-time workers who are age 60 or older say they are putting off the end of their working days.
Some Democrats worry that the recent tax cut will be used by Republicans to reduce social programs.
A new GOBankingRates study found large disparities in annual retirement income between the states. Maryland came in first and Indiana finished last.
Your many years of painstaking saving and budgeting are about to pay off. Now here's a conundrum: What do you do with your nest egg?