When it's finally time to retire but you can't spend your savings

Getting over your fear of spending in retirement

Many retirees are wary of overspending money from their Social Security, pensions and savings accounts. Consider these prudent ways to enjoy the money you accumulated.

Should Social Security be privatized?

The pros and cons of privatizing Social Security

The idea of replacing the current Social Security system with private retirement-savings accounts has been debated for many years. Two experts make the case for both sides of the argument.

Why your first Social Security check may be smaller than expected

Your first benefits check may be small

Those who wait until full retirement age to claim Social Security but do so before age 70 may be disappointed in the size of their initial benefit checks. But the disappointment won't last.

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