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Retirement

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

Saving for Retirement

  • How your adult children should save for retirement

    Many financial advisors recommend saving at least $1 million for retirement, but that amount appears daunting for many people with both student loans and credit card debt.
  • 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.
  • Is $1 million enough for retirement?

    The answer depends on many factors, including how long you would like the income to last. Whatever size nest egg you have, consider these options for converting it into income.
  • What baseball teaches us about finances

    Personal finance experts identify the top parallels between these finances and baseball. Consider the many lessons the game can teach you about how to manage your money.

401(k)

  • How your adult children should save for retirement

    Many financial advisors recommend saving at least $1 million for retirement, but that amount appears daunting for many people with both student loans and credit card debt.
  • 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.
  • 3 steps to an earlier retirement

    For workers starting out, retiring at age 50 may not be out of the question. Here's how one man did it with three steps that can help workers of all ages reach their retirement goals faster.
  • 6 ways to help your kids save for retirement

    Getting your kids (and grandkids) to save early through a 401(k) can yield great returns in the long-run. These six tips will offer some guidance to help them get started.

Getting Ready to Retire

Living in Retirement

  • Mistakes to avoid when buying a retirement home

    Without proper financial planning, committing to a retirement home can be a serious mistake with long-term implications. According to financial and retirement advisers, these are some of the biggest mistakes people make when they buy a retirement home.
  • Why childless seniors need a safety net

    Aging seniors face all sorts of uncertainties. But childless seniors are missing one fallback: adult children who can monitor an aging parent and help navigate complex issues.
  • 6 best part-time jobs for retirees

    You've retired. You've relaxed. Now what? If you find yourself feeling a bit restless, consider taking on some part-time work. These jobs can offer a little extra cash, plus other retiree-friendly perks.
  • 3 steps to an earlier retirement

    For workers starting out, retiring at age 50 may not be out of the question. Here's how one man did it with three steps that can help workers of all ages reach their retirement goals faster.
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