Avoiding these frequent flubs when dealing with Medicare will save you money and a tangle of red tape.
To truly be happy in retirement, you need to look inside yourself. Thinking about your focus, freedom, lifestyle, challenges and dreams.
The White House plan would put brokers under the stricter requirements for registered financial advisers when they handle clients' retirement accounts.
The rate of startups by older Americans has outpaced other age groups in the last few years, but are down from their peak six years ago as baby boomers age.
Think Social Security has decades before its money runs out? Benefits for disability recipients and their families could be cut by 19 percent in 2016.
Drawing down your pretax 401(k) and IRA balances before signing up for Social Security is one way to minimize taxes on your benefits.
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?
Make your money last by avoiding costly mistakes. These seven yes-no questions will help you decide if you are financially prepared for early retirement.
The death of a spouse is traumatic -- personally and financially. Here are eight critical financial steps that to take after the death of your life partner.
Seniors have a higher standard deduction, and a lower threshold on deducting medical expenses. And donations through your IRA may be a good idea, tax-wise.
Yes, you're young, but millennials and members of Generation Y should already be planning their retirement. Here's how.
Consumers miss out on $240 a year in retirement savings by not directing cash rewards from credit card spending to a retirement account, a survey finds.
More Americans are transitioning slowly into retirement by working part time, volunteering and developing other businesses. Here's why -- and how.
Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances.