Not all these issues affect every retiree, and some are voluntary. But retirement is a different experience from when your parents were your age.
As a young adult graduating as a member of the class of 2015, you have a tremendous opportunity to become a multimillionaire. But time isn't on your side.
More than two-thirds of retired middle-income boomers wish they'd worked longer, and some have jobs in retirement -- but maybe not for the reason you think.
You're ready for retirement in every way except your savings. Now what? Here are a few steps that may bring retirement closer within reach.
You thought it was until death do you part, but now you're part of a trend: the divorce rate for those ages 50 and older has doubled in the last 20 years.
Academics have accused the Social Security Administration of not being transparent about its looming shortfall. Here's what it means for your retirement.
Whether you are two, 10 or 50 years away from retiring, you should answer these three questions before adding a target-date mutual fund to your portfolio.
More Gen X-ers, or those between the ages of 35 and 49, are saving more for their retirement than baby boomers, those between the ages of 50 and 68.
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.
A new study finds 1 in 4 employees misses out on receiving the full company 401(k) match by not saving enough.
For most seniors and especially retirees, insurance payments can seem like an unnecessary expense. But not in these five common scenarios.
It's better to think of the 4 percent safe withdrawal rate as a guideline, rather than a rule. Here's why many retirees need more flexibility.
Couples with reverse mortgages face huge problems if only one name is on the title, and that person dies. It's the plight of the non-borrowing spouse.
Tax-related identity theft is expected to get worse in coming years. So why are we still using Social Security numbers to identify taxpayers?
Rather than settling down in traditional assisted living facilities, some boomers turn to shared homes, pocket neighborhoods and co-housing communities.
Fidelity, Chase, E-Trade and others are offering cash incentives to get customers to transfer assets.
When choosing between your retirement and your kids' college fund, you have to think long-term -- and that may mean thinking of yourself first.
Socking money away is more than a numbers game -- it's better understood as the science of mind over money.