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Medicare excludes some health care expenses from coverage. Here's what's not covered and how you can plan for it.
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This so-called Sandwich Generation still has time to catch up on its retirement savings.
Don't let glossy brochures steer you into the wrong senior community.
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This federal health insurance program is an essential part of retirement, but pre-retirees continue to misunderstand the basics of how it works. Here's what you should know.
If you're woefully behind on your retirement savings, two tweaks to your financial plan could be all you need to get a passing grade. New research from Morningstar shows why small changes to multiple parts of your plan could have a big impact.
Expenses typical for retirees have risen faster than the cost-of-living adjustment that beneficiaries receive annually.
Paying off debt is the most common reason Americans tap their retirement funds early, according to a recent report.
Social Security's annual costs will exceed its annual income this year for the first time since 1982. Here's what that news means for your retirement benefits.
Just how much you will receive from the Social Security Administration over your lifetime should be one calculation you use when deciding when to claim benefits.
Retirees are wealthier than ever, but saving $1 million requires adopting a long-term approach, Fidelity's Jeanne Thompson says.
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.