Retirees usually downsize because they no longer need a large home. Lately, more retirees are upgrading instead.
Living until or past 100 changes much about how you invest, withdraw money and determine your lifestyle.
Single women need to invest differently and consider a long-term care policy, experts believe. Women who outlive their husbands faces similar issues.
Taking care of these things will help you decide if you are really ready to retire or should hold on to your job for a few more months.
As you transition into retirement, you will experience these milestones, starting with being financially ready and telling your boss.
Get as much insurance as you can afford, be creative with tools such as health savings accounts and expect to pay more than you think.
Dread the thought of an old folks home? Despite their reputation, many retirement communities offer a surprisingly lively and youthful atmosphere.
To truly be happy in retirement, you need to look inside yourself. Thinking about your focus, freedom, lifestyle, challenges and dreams.
Almost everyone eligible for a 401(k) uses one to save for retirement, but a lot also take out loans or make early withdrawals. Where do you fit in?
More Americans are transitioning slowly into retirement by working part time, volunteering and developing other businesses. Here's why -- and how.
Forget all those lists from somebody else. A new interactive map helps you understand your own priorities.
Gold is at a more than 4-year low. How are its investors -- who are often older -- faring, and what can they expect?
Investors who are ready to retire should start considering when they should begin claiming their Social Security. Here's what you need to know.
One in 5 middle-class Americans say they would rather die early than run out of money during retirement, according to a retirement survey by Wells Fargo.
The government says millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year.
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.