Retirement

  1. Your Wants vs. Needs in Retirement

    Once your retirement needs are covered, you should enjoy your wants.
  2. Things to Consider Before You Retire

    Retirement planning isn't just about the money, it is also about being ready for big changes.
  3. Exchange Annuities or Insurance for Long-Term Care

    Annuities and life insurance that are no longer needed can be exchanged for long-term care coverage.
  4. Analysis: Should You Get a Gold IRA?

    Yes, you can invest in actual gold or other precious metals for your IRA. See the special rules for gold IRAs and what to ...
  5. Top Reasons Not to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Five cases in which keeping your plan in place – or employing another non-IRA strategy – is the better move.
  6. The Villages, Fla., is the Fastest Growing U.S. Metro

    Fatstest growing metros have significant chunks of retirees in their population.
  1. 5 Reasons Your Credit Score Matters in Retirement

    Don't let your credit score go to hell, just because you're no longer employed full-time. Here are a quintet of reasons why.
  2. Planning on Retiring Later? Think Again

    If you want to retire later, also plan for what you'd do if you end up having to stop work sooner.
  3. Your Retirement Nest Egg: How to Spend It Wisely

    It can be hard to start spending money once retirement finally comes. Here are some best practices on how to transition from ...
  4. Pay the Lowest Possible Taxes on Retirement Assets

    One key factor that retirement planners focus on is minimizing their clients’ taxes each year. Here are some strategies for ...
  5. How Mortgage Debt Can Derail Retirement

    One of the greatest joys of retirement is being able to relax, knowing that one of your biggest expenses — your mortgage ...
  6. Best Freelancing Jobs for Retirees

    Retired from your job but still want to work? Here's how to turn your skills and know-how into a new freelancing career.
  1. Turn Small Savings Into A Big Nest Egg

    Small changes to spending and saving habits can reap major rewards - with limited sacrifice.
  2. Why would you want a monthly benefit versus a daily benefit?

    An insurance benefit is the amount of money paid to or on behalf of the policyholder. Depending on what kind of insurance ...
  3. 4 Wealth-Building Secrets

    Protect what you have while shifting risk is the motto of the rich. Find out how a life insurance policy can help you do ...
  4. 3 Things To Get In Order Before You Die

    In the aftermath of the Jackson death, it has become evident that you need to make your wishes known.
  5. Losing Your Job: From A To Z

    Job loss can be devastating. Learn how to anticipate it and quickly get back on your feet.
  6. A Multipurpose Future Planning Tool

    Overfunded variable universal life insurance policies can be an all-in-one financial solution.
  1. Become Your Own Financial Advisor

    If you have some financial know-how, you don’t have to hire someone to advise you on investments. This tutorial will help ...
  2. Who Will Handle Your Finances When You Can't?

    It's important to decide who will handle your finances while you are still able to do it yourself.
  3. How Much Being a Grandparent Will Cost You

    Spoiling the grandkids is just the beginning of what grandparents say they spend.
  4. Reverse Mortgages: The Problems and the Alternatives

    Reverse mortgages have many pitfalls, but there are alternatives to help fund your retirement.
  5. Didn't Save Enough for Retirement? Your 'Unretirement' Plan

    If you didn't save enough for retirement, these steps will get you through.
  6. How Much Does Frivolous Spending Cost You?

    You can make better spending choices for a more secure financial future and maybe early retirement.
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