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5 Things to Accomplish in Retirement

Once you retire you'll have many years at your disposal and will need to decide what activities you would like to focus on. Here are five goals to consider.

7 Frugal Retirement Travel Tips

Travel is one of the top goals Americans have for retirement. But travel doesn't have to be expensive. Here are a few ways to travel frugally in retirement.

The Perils of Retirement at Age 65

Sixty-five is usually the age we associate with retirement, but it's declining in importance. Here's why 65 no longer resonates as a target retirement age.

When a Spouse Inherits an IRA

When it comes to deciding what to do with the proceeds from a deceased husband's (or wife's) IRA, the surviving spouse who inherits an IRA has a choice.

The Retirement Reality Gap

Here's a look at the perceptions of today's workers about retirement and the realities of actually being retired.

How to Manage Money in Your 30s

Your 30s is pivotal decade and a time of life that plays an important role when making choices about retirement, home buying and other money matters.

Beware of These Retirement Pitfalls

Retirement has the potential to be a fulfilling and an exciting adventure, but you need to be careful to avoid these gotchas along the way.

Why Retirement is Well Earned

For those fortunate enough to join the ranks of the retired, the journey to get there is often a story worth telling, as is the story of those who are unable to retire.

How I Know I'm Ready to Retire

For some people reaching age 65 is the trigger for retirement, but it can be difficult to know if the time is right to make the move into your second act.