Do you want the largest Social Security check possible? Here's what you can do.
Independent savings are crucial to enjoying a decent standard of living when you're older and you no longer collect a paycheck from work.
Long-term care can be an exorbitant expense -- one that many people don't plan for properly. Here's what the costs involved look like today.
Taking an early retirement plan withdrawal is a bad idea for three big reasons.
Many retirees head into their senior years expecting Social Security to help them make ends meet, but there are a few ways COVID-19 could reduce your future monthly checks.
Depending on the shape of the economic recovery, the program's trust fund could run dry even sooner.
Don't obsess about the stock market. Focus on the money choices you can control today.
Are you worried that the coronavirus pandemic has upended your retirement portfolio and hurt your chances of postponing retirement? There is one way you can start your benefits now, claim your checks and grow them too.
Do you really need to go to the extreme of delaying retirement? Or is there a way to salvage your original plans?
When surveyed last year, people cited an average net worth of $2.3 million as the point at which they'd consider themselves "rich," per the folks at Schwab. That's just an average, though; plenty of people would feel rather rich with a lot less.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused 38.6 million job losses
Americans spent more on essential goods and home entertainment and spent less on travel and eating out, according to a new survey.
40 percent of retirees said they’re spending more on health and dental care than they thought would.
Unemployment levels in the U.S. have reached a high because of the pandemic, and older workers are hurting for it. Here's how you can start building your financial security to ensure your later years.
If you're worried that COVID-19 will force you to delay retirement, you're not alone. But here are a few things you can do to avoid that fate.
Hawaii's largest public pension fund, which provides retirement, disability and survivor benefits suffered its worst quarterly loss in more than 17 years due to the economic impact of the coronavirus.
Reach these four milestones, and you'll know you have the right skills and mindset to live on a fixed income.
Here's a look at why you might want to start collecting Social Security benefits early.
It is always easy to make impulsive investing decisions based on fear and panic.
Stress about account balances, however, is rising.