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Need a Social Security Do-Over? There Is a Way

You can withdraw an application for Social Security benefits if you act quickly and pay back all benefits received. In retirement, mulligans don't exist on the gold course alone.

07/23/16 - 12:20 PM EDT

Do Americans View Robo-Advisors as a Key Path to Retirement?

A new study shows U.S. retirement savers are increasingly optimistic about retirement – but are robo-advisors a big reason why?

07/23/16 - 12:01 PM EDT

Inside the Nation's Looming Senior Housing Crisis

Inside the Nation's Looming Senior Housing Crisis

10,000 of us turn 65 daily. Where will we sleep? Nobody really knows. Experts say there is a real shortage of affordable housing for the nation's seniors.

07/17/16 - 11:20 AM EDT

The Best Retirement States - And the Worst

The Best Retirement States - And the Worst

Many seniors flee high taxes and low winter temps in search of better retirement living.

07/10/16 - 03:40 PM EDT

How And Why Home Equity Is Playing a Much Bigger Role in Retirement

How And Why Home Equity Is Playing a Much Bigger Role in Retirement

With more Americans experiencing weak retirement savings accounts, some are turning to home equity in their golden years. But at what cost?

07/09/16 - 02:00 PM EDT

Parents Who Opt Out of Workforce Face Hidden Costs

Parents Who Opt Out of Workforce Face Hidden Costs

Taking a sabbatical from their jobs to stay at home may deal many parents hidden opportunity costs such as lost wage growth and retirement savings.

07/03/16 - 01:20 PM EDT

Essential Habits of People Who Are Good With Money

Essential Habits of People Who Are Good With Money

The ways in which you habitually deal with money can make you richer or poorer. Your pick.

07/03/16 - 12:01 PM EDT

Avoid These 5 Traps When Buying Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs

Avoid These 5 Traps When Buying Real Estate in Self-Directed IRAs

Just because the tax savings from individual retirement accounts are substantial doesn't mean that this is the case with other investments.

07/03/16 - 11:20 AM EDT

Can You Fund Your Retirement With Home Equity?

Can You Fund Your Retirement With Home Equity?

That roof over your head could also provide secure refuge from uncertainty about how to pay for retirement.

07/02/16 - 12:20 PM EDT

How Investors Should Manage Their Money When Brokerage Accounts Close

How Investors Should Manage Their Money When Brokerage Accounts Close

Investors who chose to switch their brokerage accounts or are forced to close one can decide if they want to transfer or liquidate their assets.

07/02/16 - 12:01 PM EDT

75% of U.S. Workers Say High Student Loan Debt Is Crippling Their Retirement Savings

75% of U.S. Workers Say High Student Loan Debt Is Crippling Their Retirement Savings

An inundation of burdensome student loan debt is causing millions of Americans to stop, or severely reduce, their retirement savings.

07/02/16 - 11:00 AM EDT

Working After Retirement Is the Newest Trend

Working After Retirement Is the Newest Trend

Retirees are increasingly finding that returning to work is on their bucket list.

06/28/16 - 07:30 AM EDT

Retirement Dangers: Staying In School Too Long Can Hit You Where It Hurts

Retirement Dangers: Staying In School Too Long Can Hit You Where It Hurts

Lost salaries and 401(k) contributions are among the hidden pitfalls of the six-year degree.

06/25/16 - 02:00 PM EDT

8 Little-Used Medicare Benefits You Will Want to Know

8 Little-Used Medicare Benefits You Will Want to Know

From an annual wellness exam to hospice care, Medicare has key benefits that most do not know about. Here's what not to miss out on.

06/25/16 - 11:20 AM EDT