Housing is most people's biggest monthly expense, and the one most likely to be a budget buster. For many seniors, that problem is likely to get much worse.
About 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. That's an awful lot of travel buckets to fill up -- consider relaxation, adventure, culture, romance and more.
Social Security isn't just for retirement. Disability benefits protect you during your career as well.
Many retirees can get more in Social Security benefits by using a strategy called file and suspend. Here's how it work.
Retirement needn't be staid and predictable. A volunteer position overseas can help you meet new people and integrate with the local community.
Social Security benefits for spouses are particularly intricate. To get every penny you deserve, learn about these common scenarios.
You should spend at least as much (if not more) time on your health as you do on your investments, retirees in a new survey agree.
Welcome to Citrus County, Fla., where more than a third of residents are seniors. It's not just a stereotype of Florida. It's a peek into America's future.
Retirees' nest eggs are a finite resource and taxes can take their toll. But if you're willing to leave the U.S. behind, the savings can be substantial.
Once the Trust Funds empty in 2033, Social Security will only be able to pay 77 percent of scheduled benefits, the annual Social Security report concludes.
Insurance companies do not offer retirement portfolio insurance, but there are ways that you can hedge against calamity with your retirement accounts.
Replace the scenario of work-life deprivation rewarded by a free-wheeling retirement with a balanced lifestyle that scales gently into your golden years.
Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing a record number of field offices.
The good news is there are now more millionaires than ever. But when it comes to retirement, is a million dollars enough?
Before you decide to downsize or move to the latest best place to retire, at least do a quick calculation about how much a move is really going to cost.
A million dollars in your retirement nest egg isn't what it used to be, but it sure beats having nothing at all.
These 10 cities feature high taxes, high house prices, a high cost of living and a host of other negatives that will wear down your retirement nest egg.