How to Take Your Retirement for a Test Drive

It's more than a question of "Do I have enough money?" Practicing retirement is a way to dip your toe into the post-work waters and see if they're too hot, too cold, too "just not you yet," or just right. Are you really ready financially -- and emotionally? Here's how to find out.

Recession creating a new workforce

One of the worst things about the recession may turn out to be one of the best things about it: The layoffs are creating a new workforce -- the...