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The Ways Pets Improve Our Retirement Well-Being
Empty Nesters

The Ways Pets Improve Our Retirement Well-Being

Getting pet-friendly when you leave the work world may give you a healthy boost.
October 14, 2020
9 Tips for Better Time Management in Retirement
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9 Tips for Better Time Management in Retirement

These important time management techniques will help destress your life as you get busier -- yes, busier -- in your golden years.
October 14, 2020
Retirees' Guide to Giving for the Greatest Impact
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Retirees' Guide to Giving for the Greatest Impact

The need for charity is climbing, particularly to combat the rising poverty, hunger and homelessness from the pandemic’s economic fallout. Here's how …
October 7, 2020
How Snowbirds Can Be Taxed as a Florida Resident
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How Snowbirds Can Be Taxed as a Florida Resident

If you live in a high-tax state during the summer but winter in Florida, you'll likely save big bucks if you can establish residency in Florida.
October 2, 2020
10 Things You'll Spend Less on in Retirement
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10 Things You'll Spend Less on in Retirement

We spend a lot of time worrying about running out of cash in retirement. But you might be surprised to see some of the things you'll find yourself spe…
September 16, 2020

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Back in School Decades Later
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Back in School Decades Later

Getting a degree or certificate in retirement or later in life can have its advantages.
September 2, 2020
Don’t Be a ‘Helicopter Child’ in Retirement
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Don’t Be a ‘Helicopter Child’ in Retirement

Signs and signals you're hovering over your aging parents and infantilizing them.
August 26, 2020
8 Things You Must Know About Retiring to the Carolinas
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8 Things You Must Know About Retiring to the Carolinas

From the mountains to the beaches, North Carolina and South Carolina offer retirees plenty of incentives.
August 14, 2020
12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2020
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12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2020

Affordable small towns aren't necessarily the best places to live for everyone, but each cheap small town on our list has its charms.
August 6, 2020
The Joys of Being Retired
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The Joys of Being Retired

More freedom, being able to give back, and time to deepen relationships are common themes in your e-mails.
July 30, 2020
Find a Great Place to Retire
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Find a Great Place to Retire

Our cities provide plenty of space to spread out without skimping on health care or other amenities.
July 2, 2020
Searching for the Perfect Place to Retire
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Searching for the Perfect Place to Retire

We home in on two places with less traffic and lower costs. 
July 2, 2020
Free (or Cheap) College for Retirees in All 50 States
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Free (or Cheap) College for Retirees in All 50 States

Retirees, you’re already a bona-fide graduate of the school of hard knocks – your decades of full-time employment.
February 5, 2020
How to Save $1 Million in Less Than 40 Years with a Roth
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How to Save $1 Million in Less Than 40 Years with a Roth

The annual limits for contributions for Roth IRAs aren't that big, so how can you turn them into such a large sum? Here's how.
December 31, 2018
2018 Retirement Contribution Limits for 401(k)s and IRAs
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2018 Retirement Contribution Limits for 401(k)s and IRAs

Some savers can contribute more to their retirement nest eggs in 2018.
March 15, 2018
Best Investing Moves for Empty Nesters
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Best Investing Moves for Empty Nesters

Is it suddenly quiet around the house? Knuckle down and get those retirement funds topped up.
October 19, 2017
9 Great Dividend-Paying Stocks for 2016
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9 Great Dividend-Paying Stocks for 2016

After a bull-market run of nearly seven years, picking winning stocks in 2016 may be about choosing reliability over flash.
January 11, 2017
The New Life Period Between Working and Retirement
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The New Life Period Between Working and Retirement

With better health and longer lives, we have a new opportunity to discover our selves and our world—if we can afford to do so.
December 15, 2016
Financial (and Emotional) Lessons from Dropping My Daughter Off at College for the First Time
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Financial (and Emotional) Lessons from Dropping My Daughter Off at College for the First Time

Opening a 529 plan early and contributing often helped ease the financial burden of my child's education and let me focus on the difficulty of sending…
August 29, 2016
Older Couples Face Money Battles
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Older Couples Face Money Battles

As retirement approaches, it's common for spouses to bicker more over money. But taking some simple steps can help defuse the tension.
April 27, 2016
The Surprising Costs of Downsizing Your Home
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The Surprising Costs of Downsizing Your Home

Fixing up a house to sell often means spending thousands of dollars in repairs and upgrades.
April 1, 2016
10 Great Places to Retire in 2015
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10 Great Places to Retire in 2015

We came up with 10 great spots from coast to coast so you can choose the one with the features you value most.
July 2, 2015
Does It Make Sense to Rent in Retirement?
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Does It Make Sense to Rent in Retirement?

Renting isn't right for all retirees, but it does offer flexibility and it frees up cash.
June 19, 2015
Find Your Niche in a Retirement Enclave
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Find Your Niche in a Retirement Enclave

Whether you have an interest in the arts or RVs, you can find a retirement community that caters to like-minded people.
February 20, 2015
Many TurboTax Desktop Users Will Have to Pay More
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Many TurboTax Desktop Users Will Have to Pay More

Investors, the self-employed and others will need to upgrade—or find alternatives—to prepare their 2014 tax returns.
February 2, 2015