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Retirement

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

Saving for Retirement

  • Don't let generosity derail your retirement goals

    When it comes to financial support, older relatives are more often giving than receiving. While being generous is good, going too far can hinder your retirement security. Here's how to strike a balance.
  • 8 growth stocks for Baby Boomers

    Many Americans in their fifties and sixties want stocks that can form the bedrock of their retirement portfolio. These eight picks should create a sturdy foundation of growth for years to come.
  • 5 retirement regrets to avoid

    Retirement should be the light at the end of your career tunnel so it's crucial to plan it just right. Surprisingly, these five regrets come up repeatedly among retirees.
  • Play catch up with your retirement savings

    If you've fallen behind one saving for retirement, here are some pointers to help you get back on track.

401(k)

  • 5 retirement regrets to avoid

    Retirement should be the light at the end of your career tunnel so it's crucial to plan it just right. Surprisingly, these five regrets come up repeatedly among retirees.
  • Play catch up with your retirement savings

    If you've fallen behind one saving for retirement, here are some pointers to help you get back on track.
  • Your 401(k) could be out of balance

    If you haven't rebalanced your 401(k) account in a while, you're not alone. But you could be putting your retirement savings at serious risk by failing to diversify.
  • Doing away with 401(k) loans

    Borrowing against a 401(k) might be easy, but it can stunt your saving's growth. That's why some retirement experts want to do away with 401(k) loans before younger workers start using their account like an ATM.

Getting Ready to Retire

  • Don't let generosity derail your retirement goals

    When it comes to financial support, older relatives are more often giving than receiving. While being generous is good, going too far can hinder your retirement security. Here's how to strike a balance.
  • A smarter investing strategy for retirement

    A mix of stocks and bonds that suits your tolerance for risk allows your portfolio to benefit when the market climbs, and have protection when it falters.
  • 3 attractive states for retirees

    If you're looking for the ideal destination to spend your retirement years, these three states receive high marks because they're economically healthy, affordable for retirees, and have low crime rates.
  • 10 things to know about Social Security

    Making a mistake with your Social Security benefits could cost you tens of thousands of dollars. Here are ten tips to consider.

Living in Retirement

  • 10 great places to consider for your retirement

    Maybe you like the idea never having to wield a snow shovel again or trading your home in a high-tax area for a more affordable city. Whatever your criteria, these 10 places are top-rated for retirees.
  • Don't let generosity derail your retirement goals

    When it comes to financial support, older relatives are more often giving than receiving. While being generous is good, going too far can hinder your retirement security. Here's how to strike a balance.
  • 5 retirement regrets to avoid

    Retirement should be the light at the end of your career tunnel so it's crucial to plan it just right. Surprisingly, these five regrets come up repeatedly among retirees.
  • One simple step toward happiness: Retire

    Retirement, contrary to popular opinion, is not the time in which your satisfaction with life declines and your health deteriorates. Instead, it's the exact opposite
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