When it comes to the problems that arise in old age, married retirees can usually rely on their spouses for support. But for singles, handling the golden years can be more problematic. Here's a rundown of how to be ready:
Most married people look forward to enjoying their golden years together -- at least in theory. But sometimes, reality is more bleak. For a host of reasons, millions of us may enter retirement on our own, and a large fraction of divorced, never-married, and widowed Americans aren't doing enough to prepare for it.