On average, seniors will get an extra $5.00 per month in their Social Security checks next year. If only $5.00 was what it used to be, but we all know it is not.
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According to a recent survey by the Society of Actuaries (SOA), 72 percent of current retirees report experiencing at least one financial shock so far in retirement.
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Social security, an issue equally important to Americans across party lines, has been largely omitted from the political discourse throughout this election cycle.
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Young Americans with even just $1 saved for retirement are ahead of the pack.
he Wall Street Journal's Veronica Dagher and Scott Martin of Kingsview Asset Management weigh in on HSBC's red alert warning that stocks are getting ready for a severe selloff.
The average retired couple should plan to spend at least a quarter million dollars on healthcare.
Despite the allure of larger monthly checks if you delay, claiming the retirement benefit as soon as you're old enough to qualify makes some sense for a lot of Americans.
Here's the current state of American retirement savings, broken down by age and income levels.
Merrill Lynch will no longer give retirement savers the option of paying a commission for trades, a wholesale exit from the traditional Wall Street sales model in accounts that stand to be affected by new conflict-of-interest rules on retirement accounts.
Millennials have a ‘non-traditional’ outlook on retirement and work-life balance, according to a new survey. What does this mean for baby boomers who manage millennials in the workplace?
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Many people who take out loans to pay off credit cards and other obligations wind up worse off, with more debt and more stress than before they applied.
California's governor is preparing to sign a bill to automatically enroll millions of private-sector workers in retirement savings accounts.
As the baby boomer generation reaches retirement age, many are concerned their savings will not last for the rest of their life. Here is advice.