A healthy retirement now beats home ownership as the key piece of the American dream though achieving it may be tough, a poll finds.
Couples are worrying more about their retirement savings. Maybe they should start by figuring out how much they have saved in the first place.
Today, it's more important than ever to follow a financial plan in planning for retirement. Here's what to do if your savings aren't what they should be.
Even as companies chase millennial spending dollars, they recognize that older Americans do have money. They know baby boomers appreciate a good value.
With the clock ticking on your time at work, you need to advance your retirement plans. Here's what you need to do before punching out for the last time.
Here are the five best credit cards to help seniors earn cash back, rack up travel rewards or pay down debt.
The 50s are a pivotal decade. Be sure to use it to firm up your plans and feather your nest for a fabulous retirement.
How bad is America doing when it comes to retirement savings? The Government Accountability Office looked into the question, and its answer is sobering.
Not all these issues affect every retiree, and some are voluntary. But retirement is a different experience from when your parents were your age.
Academics have accused the Social Security Administration of not being transparent about its looming shortfall. Here's what it means for your retirement.
Though its tempting -- and common -- to retire at 65, it might not be the best choice. People and companies could shift their thinking to benefit both.
Rather than settling down in traditional assisted living facilities, some boomers turn to shared homes, pocket neighborhoods and co-housing communities.
Want to live outside the U.S. when you're retired? Consider factors like location, walkability and rental possibilities when buying real estate.
Whether it's the mental workout or the social life you miss, don't be surprised if the working world pulls you back in after retirement.
Here's how women can get past some gender-based issues -- including longer lives, commitment to family and feelings -- to reach a comfortable retirement.
Everyone dreams of retiring early, but it can become a reality with persistent saving and smart planning.
The steep cost of caring for the elderly continues to climb. The median bill for a year in a nursing home is now $91,250, according to an industry survey.