Retirement

Smart, focused guidance on all aspects of retirement planning and spending.

Saving for Retirement

  • 5 ways to rethink retirement savings

    When it comes to finances in retirement, experience may be the best guide. Five experts share the big issues they've seen, and where investors and savers may be getting it wrong.
  • 6 ways to tell if you're ready to retire early

    From a retirement budget trial run to health care coverage to kids and your emotions, here are six concrete ways to tell if you're really ready to retire on your terms.
  • Savvy retirement moves for women

    Thanks to a longer life expectancy, the average woman is facing bigger retirement expenses — and she'll have to cover them with a substantially smaller nest egg.
  • Setting your finances for a longer life expectancy

    The need for more retirement savings is causing growing concern for younger generations who expect to live longer. Here are a few things they can do to at least try to prepare.

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Getting Ready to Retire

Living in Retirement

  • 5 ways to rethink retirement savings

    When it comes to finances in retirement, experience may be the best guide. Five experts share the big issues they've seen, and where investors and savers may be getting it wrong.
  • Q&A: Tips on managing retirement expenses

    As you approach retirement, it may feel like you have more questions than answers. These tips can help you navigate health care costs, Social Security and other financial issues you're facing.
  • Savvy retirement moves for women

    Thanks to a longer life expectancy, the average woman is facing bigger retirement expenses — and she'll have to cover them with a substantially smaller nest egg.
  • Why you shouldn't avoid stocks in retirement

    If you think you'll have to draw more heavily on your retirement savings to maintain the retirement lifestyle you envision — or you just want to have more of a cushion to absorb unexpected expenses — then a no-stocks investment strategy may not be the best strategy.