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The 10x Rule: Easy Math for an Easy Retirement?

Wouldn't it be great if you could plot your retirement with one simple mathematical equation? We're not there yet, but Lincoln Financial Group comes close. Their formula: Just save up 10 times your annual income for retirement. But does the 10x Rule really work?

Senior-Only Discounts and Deals

With age comes some privileges, and chief among them may be getting discounts just for being older. And just how old is "older?" AARP, the country's...

Social Security Isn't Broke, But We Still Should Fix It

It's true that Social Security paid out more than it collected in 2010. But the Trust Fund owns $2.6 trillion in Treasury bonds, and though some people may claim those holdings are an illusion, they aren't. Still, there are some fairly painless steps we could take to shore up the program's balance sheet for the long term.

Five Smart Tips for Family Caregivers

Picture this: You're a middle-aged worker, raising your kids and worried about your job and mortgage, and suddenly your 75-year-old mother breaks her...

5 things to do before you retire

Retirement may be right around the corner, but if you haven't taken these final steps, you probably aren't ready to say goodbye to your colleagues...

10 memberships worth the money

Membership has its privileges, the question is -- are they worth it? Unequivocally, the answer is a resounding ... maybe! Ultimately, the value of...