retirement

Spoiled For Choice? Less Is Much More

We Americans love independence and freedom of choice, believing them essential to our well-being. Yet more choice is not, it turns out, leading to more happiness or success.

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.

How to Confront Debt Before You Retire

It used to be that once Americans neared retirement, they had whittled down or eliminated any debt. But now too many of us are retiring with huge IOUs.

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.

6 Signs Index Funds Aren't For You

You've likely heard that a diversified basket of index funds allow you to capture market growth while paying lower fees. But passive investing isn't for everyone.

How to Start Saving More Now

You might be tired of hearing about how important it is to save for emergencies and retirement. But here are a few reasons why you should sit up and pay attention this time.

Tax Savings for Young Families

Young families should make these moves throughout the year to keep their tax bills low at tax time. Here are the areas where you should look for savings.

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.

5 Free Tax Resources for Retirees

The IRS has some excellent resources for seniors and retirees, whether you complete your own taxes or delegate that task to someone else.

7 Reasons Not to Move in Retirement

It might seem fun to move to a new place in retirement, but there are also many drawbacks of moving away from your friends, family and support system.