For many people, Social Security is a major source of income in retirement. But a wrong move could mean leaving money on the table forever.
When planning an exit from the workforce, the key question shouldn't be if you can do it -- it should be when.
Here's a nightmare situation: When a wife finally quit her full-time job to retire, she couldn't access her employer-sponsored retirement plan.
One of the biggest financial challenges a couple will face in their golden years is when to begin taking retirement payouts.
Conventional wisdom says not to tap IRAs before age 70 1/2, but it may not apply here.
Longer life expectancy is good news, but it increases the risk of outliving your retirement savings if you don’t plan accordingly.
The Social Security Administration announced Friday it has finalized its rules about benefits and obligations to same-sex married couples.
Building a nest egg for retirement requires both scoring points and defending what's yours.
Just because you're not married any more doesn't mean you aren't entitled to your former spouse’s benefits. Here's the guide to understanding Social Security benefits for divorced individuals.