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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.
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.