When it comes to the problems that arise in old age, married retirees can usually rely on their spouses for support. But for singles, handling the golden years can be more problematic. Here's a rundown of how to be ready:
Between battles over Social Security, disappearing pensions, and faltering 401(k)s, the path to a secure retirement is tenuous at best. And for many of us, there will be an extra complication: facing old age solo.