social security

U.S. Budget Deficit Hits $193.5 Billion

The U.S. government is running a deficit that is 23.6 percent lower than in the same period a year ago through the first five months of this budget year.

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.

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.

Where Do You Rank as a Taxpayer?

Regardless of how much you earn, are you bearing your fair share of the nation's tax burden? Here's a simple wait to find out.

10 Items for Your Retirement Checklist

Deciding when and where to retire is one of the most important decisions of our lives, and everyone should do their homework before taking that big step.

Advice for Workers Retiring in 2014

Some baby boomers are already retired, and many others will join them in the coming year. Here are some tips for people planning to retire in 2014.