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Retirees are forfeiting an average of $111,000 per household by filing for benefits early.
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Before buying in a new place, rent for at least one year, or one season, to see if you like it.
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Some retirees work part time or take a class to maintain social connections.
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To avoid conflicts, each of you should visualize what a day in retirement might look like.
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Retirees who have a financial plan feel more at ease about opening their wallets.
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There’s a lot of evidence that retirees may be worrying too much about preserving their money.
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Readers offer their spin on our financial advice and recount personal experiences that will help future retirees.
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Start your search for post-retirement activities six to 12 months before you leave your job.
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As you would expect, finances are a major factor—but far from the only factor.
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Many of you wanted to know what kind of coverage I chose. That’s still a work in progress.
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The decision to retire is a personal one that's as much psychological as financial.
I hadn’t reckoned on some curveballs along the way — especially when it came to signing up for Medicare Part B and Medigap.
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Pulling up roots to be near the children and grandchildren is a huge decision. Don’t let a brilliant idea dazzle you into getting it wrong.
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Most people don’t know even the basic rules of Social Security. That can lead to filer’s remorse—and thousands of forgone dollars.
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Most retirees of moderate means, as well as those who are affluent, don't even spend all of their income, much less draw down the principal in their nest egg.
Your challenge: Maintain financial security without sacrificing life experiences.
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Strategies to get on the same page – or chart a new course.
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