Those who are receiving Social Security spousal benefits, or counting on them, need to understand some complex rules before getting remarried.
Many retirees can get more in Social Security benefits by using a strategy called file and suspend. Here's how it work.
To solve your money problems, think smart -- with specific, measurable, prioritized, realistic and timed goals.
Oracle says Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will replace him as co-CEOs.
Think twice about adopting extreme budgeting so you can retire early. You're dooming yourself to years of deprivation. Here's a better idea.
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.
It's never too early to start saving for your retirement. The sooner you begin contributing to accounts like a 401(k), the more secure it will be.
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.
Regardless how old you are now, it's likely you'll have a harder time pulling off a financially secure retirement than your parents did.
Though less likely to have college debt than young people, an increasing number Americans are entering their retirement years with student loan debt.
Will your retirement income last well into your golden years? Here are the money decisions you need to make to ensure you're ready for decades of security.
Short on cash for your golden years? You might be able to make the extra money you need selling a product or service you believe in via network marketing.
What is the investing strategy that generates the best returns? Even Warren Buffet agrees: Put your money in the market, and forget that it's there.
Saving for retirement is especially difficult when you earn a small salary. But here are some strategies to invest for retirement with a low income.
People born in 1955 or later should prepare for lower Social Security benefits if they retire early or go for delayed retirement credits.
Index-based investing has gone mainstream, but most investors are still not benefiting from it. Here's how you can -- and why you should.
Here's how to think about investing when you don't know what the future will bring. The big issue, of course, is retirement.
To cut your taxes, you can combine a partial conversion of a traditional IRA into a Roth with a fixed indexed annuity that offers an initial premium bonus.
A recent survey found that many Americans would give up salary for matching contributions to a 401(k). Here's why that doesn't make sense.
Fidelity just settled allegations from its workers about its 401(k) plan. Their issues should inspire you to check up on your employer's plan.
You started off great: You're automatically putting money into your 401(k) every paycheck, and you're getting the company match. But don't stop there.
Parents need to put saving for their retirement above saving for their children's college education. Here's why we follow that philosophy.
With whole life insurance or a fixed indexed annuity, you can leave behind more money than you thought possible for your loved ones or special causes.
You need to know Social Security's worst-case scenarios, get smarter about investing for retirement and keep your job skills competitive.