The Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage gives a huge boost to the retirement security of LGBT Americans - especially in the realm of Social Security.
Missing the April 1 deadline for the yearly report on the health of Social Security has become an annual tradition. So is this year's delay cause for worry?
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.
Here is when most people start receiving Social Security payments, and how signing up at each age impacts your payout.
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.
Tax-related identity theft is expected to get worse in coming years. So why are we still using Social Security numbers to identify taxpayers?
Americans may be missing out on the highest payouts from Social Security. Have you heard how the file and suspend technique can help?
As you transition into retirement, you will experience these milestones, starting with being financially ready and telling your boss.
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.
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.
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.
Congress is expected to pass legislation for disabled Americans to create tax-sheltered bank accounts for costly expenses they may incur.