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The Worst States to Retire In

Taxes are a serious consideration in what makes a state unattractive for retirement. With the new tax law, these are the worst states to retire, thanks to high property taxes and state income taxes.

02/23/18 - 06:58 AM EST

Financial Planning for the Lifespan of a Business

Business owners shouldn't neglect their own retirement planning, and they need to plan for the future of their business.

02/22/18 - 06:41 AM EST

Retiring with Debt: Mortgage, Home-Equity Loans, Credit Cards

Retiring with Debt: Mortgage, Home-Equity Loans, Credit Cards

More older Americans are carrying significant amounts of debt into retirement. Even with low interest rates, is that wise?

02/21/18 - 08:02 PM EST

Why Millennial Women Save Less Than Men

Why Millennial Women Save Less Than Men

Millennial women workers are still saving less money in their 401(k) plans than men.

02/20/18 - 06:57 AM EST

Working Longer Works Better Than Saving More for Retirement

Working Longer Works Better Than Saving More for Retirement

Pundits are fond of telling those planning for retirement to save more, but a new paper is challenging that advice.

02/19/18 - 08:30 PM EST

How to Use the New Tax Law to Live Tax-Free in Retirement

How to Use the New Tax Law to Live Tax-Free in Retirement

How do you position your retirement savings to protect yourself from rising taxes? Here are your options, explained.

02/19/18 - 07:37 PM EST

Crypto Risks Swell as Lack of Regulation Opens Door for Market Manipulation

Crypto Risks Swell as Lack of Regulation Opens Door for Market Manipulation

Tickers in this article: KODK

With unsophisticated 'wild west'-style initial coin offerings (ICOs) raising huge amount of money, many experts are extremely cautious on crypto.

02/07/18 - 01:00 AM EST

Worried About Your Retirement Investments? Don't Panic Sell

Worried About Your Retirement Investments? Don't Panic Sell

Tickers in this article: GS BA UAHC MMM

With the stock market rocking, what do you do if you're a long-term investor? Hold on. Review your investment policy statement and watch interest-rate spreads.

02/08/18 - 04:21 PM EST

Will my Spouse's Social Security Be Cut by the Windfall Elimination Provision?

Will my Spouse's Social Security Be Cut by the Windfall Elimination Provision?

Readers ask about the complex issues of Social Security benefits; Robert Powell digs up the answers. Today: The Windfall Elimination Provision.

02/01/18 - 06:36 AM EST

Best U.S. Towns to Retire In

Best U.S. Towns to Retire In

If you are looking for a slower pace of living in retirement, these popular small retirement towns might tempt you.

01/30/18 - 07:02 AM EST

How to Turn Your IRA Into a Family Fortune

How to Turn Your IRA Into a Family Fortune

Financial advisor David Dixon explains how to manage inherited IRA money to maximize benefits and minimize taxes.

01/30/18 - 06:59 AM EST

How Divorce Affects Social Security and Retirement Accounts

How Divorce Affects Social Security and Retirement Accounts

Is divorce looming for you? Worried about splitting retirement savings or whether your ex can claim Social Security benefits on your account? Read on.

01/30/18 - 06:29 AM EST

Best U.S. Cities to Retire In

Best U.S. Cities to Retire In

Thinking about where to retire is one way to get through a long work day. We took the top 30 cities from TopRetirements.com's list of 100 most popular places to retire. These cities, with more than 100,000 people, will give you a few places to dream about.

01/25/18 - 07:02 AM EST

How Does Social Security Calculate My Benefit Check?

How Does Social Security Calculate My Benefit Check?

Readers ask about how to get the biggest Social Security checks possible. Robert Powell has answers from the experts.

01/18/18 - 07:28 AM EST