death

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.

5 Compelling Reasons Never to Retire

Retirement is a relatively new phenomenon in human history that most people can't wait to achieve. But it may be better to keep working for as long as you can.

3 Smart Ways to Spend Your Inheritance

Most retirees plan to leave money to their heirs. And those potential heirs say they'd use it responsibly. What they actually do with the cash is another matter entirely.

6 Essential Documents for Estate Planning

Planning for your own death is uncomfortable, but it can prevent heartache and financial distress for your loved ones. Here are the documents experts say we all should have.