Living in retirement
Congrats. You're officially retired and have worked hard to build up your retirement nest egg. As you transition your mindset from saving to spending, you'll want to now change your focus: Protect what you have, don't run out of money, develop a housing strategy for where you'll live over the next 20–30 years, and hopefully, enjoy life as much as you can with your friends and family.
Tips to help you make the right claiming decision (from age 62 to 70), including info for people who are married, single, divorced, or widowed.
Social Security tips for working retirees
Living in retirement in today's market
See how changes in economic conditions and world events can affect the way that people consider making investment decisions.
6 ways to start strong in 2020
Health care can take a big bite out of your retirement paycheck. See how to pay for the rising cost of health care and learn how to pick the Medicare option that makes sense for you.
Strategies to help you develop a financial plan to ensure you don't outlive your money and that your essential living expenses will be covered with guaranteed sources of income.
Learn how to generate a "retirement paycheck" that isn't vulnerable to market ups and downs—one that can help cover your essential expenses with guaranteed sources of income.
Get tips on the smart way to take your RMDs in retirement and reduce your taxable income.
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