Retirement Living

  1. Will Raising the Retirement Age Save Social Security?

    Social Security is the federal government’s biggest expenditure. Here's why raising ...
  2. How to Plan for the Longevity Risk in Retirement

    Retirement can last a long time, which means people have to plan and prepare for ...
  3. The 10 Cheapest, Safest Retirement Countries ...

    If you are looking to retire somewhere with a lower cost of living – and a peaceful ...
  4. Europe’s Safest, Cheapest Countries for Retirement

    Retiring abroad is attracting a growing number of adventurous older adults who want ...
  5. Closing In On Retirement? Read These Tips

    If you're within 10 years of retiring, you and your financial planner should heed ...
  6. This Social Security Collection Strategy Expires ...

    A Social Security collection strategy used by many couples to maximize benefits will ...
  1. Qualcomm Stock: A Dividend Analysis (QCOM)

    Read an analysis of Qualcomm, Inc. and its dividends, which are poised to increase ...
  2. How Retirees Should Think About Market Corrections

    Stock market corrections can be scary for retirees living off their investment income. ...
  3. These Are the Top Jobs for Retirees (SBUX)

    Learn some of the best jobs available for retirees who want to stay busy. These include ...
  4. Top 7 ETFs Designed for Retirement Income

    These seven ETFs offer several advantages over traditional ETFs, especially for investors ...
  5. Financial Advisors Need To Seek Out This Group ...

    Millennials are coming into their own economically, so why are financial advisors ...
  6. Passing Boomers Will Leave A Big Economic Wake

    While baby boomers keep the longevity economy surging, look out for a dark fiscal ...
  1. The Finances of (Actual) Retirement

    Now that you’re retired for real, what should you do with your 401(k) and other funds ...
  1. What is the maximum I can receive from my Social Security retirement benefit?

    Understand the maximum Social Security benefit amount for someone retiring in 2016 at full retirement age and the basics ...
  2. How does my spousal Social Security benefit work?

    Understand the basics of spousal Social Security benefits, when you are eligible to apply, and how your age and employment ...
  3. How liquid are variable annuities?

    Understand whether variable annuities are liquid. Learn more about the two types of variable annuities and which is more ...
  4. Are continuing care retirement communities accredited?

    Learn about the accreditation requirements for continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) versus the requirements for ...
  1. 5 Affordable Travel Destinations For 2012

    If you're looking for an affordable trip this year, these are your best bets.
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