Employees who rely on low default contribution rates set by employers may end up with an insufficient nest egg.
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In cohousing communities, residents own their units but share a common house to socialize and enjoy meals.
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The $3 million cap sounds reasonable, but that's before doing the actuarial math.
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Today's retirees have more than two and a half times the retirement assets of retirees some 30 years ago.
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For me, the first step was to see how much more I could carve out for my retirement savings.
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Studies show that most women don't plan for retirement -- and ultimately pay the cost.
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There are many simple ways to reduce spending without diminishing your quality of life.
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Fully half of the retirees surveyed this year said they left the workforce earlier than planned.
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If your pension plan gives you a lump sum option, get two or three opinions before taking the money.
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Many economists fear inflation will come roaring back soon. These strategies can shield your retirement income just in case.
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Longevity insurance will provide you income in your much-later years for a smaller cost now.
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Bucking the 401(k) trend, one union moves to a new type of defined-benefit plan in which employers and employees share the risk.
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Upgrade with universal-design features that will help you as you age. It's all about convenience now, and saving money and safety later.
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Even in the early stages of dementia, financial skills can be diminished. These steps can help protect you or a loved one -- and a retirement nest egg.
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Yes, creating wealth by investing in equities is important. But in old age, you can't 'eat a rate of return.' Managing downside risk matters just as much.
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Pulling up a lifetime of stakes and retiring where it's warm and sunny may be a tempting prospect. But think again.
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When the time comes to tap your tax-deferred retirement accounts, Uncle Sam will be waiting for his share.
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Workers approaching retirement -- and many current retirees -- should plan to sock away more money for future health care costs.
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Corporate pensions went from holding $250 billion in excess funds to being underfunded.
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Instead of honing in on a total amount to save for retirement, workers should start considering how much monthly income their savings will generate.
Slaughtering sacred cows is essential to stabilize this cornerstone of retirement.
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Emerging economies around the world are rolling out the red carpet for U.S. emigrants.
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Average debt is spiking amongst older Americans, and that could spell trouble for many people's plans to retire.