social security

The Perils of Retirement at Age 65

Sixty-five is usually the age we associate with retirement, but it's declining in importance. Here's why 65 no longer resonates as a target retirement age.

The Retirement Reality Gap

Here's a look at the perceptions of today's workers about retirement and the realities of actually being retired.

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.