Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget Senior Vice President Marc Goldwein on what is needed to save Social Security.
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Your retirement is likely the biggest purchase you'll make in your lifetime. Shouldn't you prepare for it?
Social Security has been paying retirement benefits to seniors for nearly eight decades, and its importance to retired workers has seemingly grown with each passing year.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average crossed the psychological 20,000 mark on Wednesday for the first time, just days into President Trump’s first week in office. What does it mean for your retirement portfolio?
As seniors age, the threat of memory loss and confusion grows. It becomes increasingly more important to protect them from those seeking to financially exploit them. Safe investments should be a priority for all aging seniors – and their caregivers.
Before leaving the workforce, take these steps to smooth your transition to freedom.
It is something you should be planning for decades, reaching your Golden Years -- the day on which you leave the workforce and have enough financial resources to last for the rest of your lifetime. However, they may not be as close as they appear.
There are some good reasons for starting Social Security early, but not these three.
Retiring really young is a stretch for most people, but it's doable for some.
Plan on retiring at age 65? Not this Baby Boomer generation! With the changing times for retirement planning, here is what you need to know.
Everything you need to know about America's most popular investment vehicle.
As attractive as quitting your job might be, there are many reasons to think about waiting.
You finally made it! You have reached your golden years. This is what you have prepared for your entire adult life. But will your nest egg carry you through to old age? Is there something else you should be doing to be sure to get the most out of your retirement savings? Here is advice.
Most Americans will receive Social Security. However, many Americans don't understand how this program works.
The Social Security program pays more in benefits than it collects in revenue. How big is the Social Security shortfall?
This week is National Medicare Education Week – the perfect time to do some homework and learn about your options so that you can make an informed decision during Medicare open enrollment season this fall.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2.7 million grandchildren are being raised by their grandparents, who give up their retirement and take over the responsibilities of being a full-time primary caregiver.
This week is National Medicare Education Week. And with open enrollment just around the corner, there is no better time to review the ABC’s of Medicare.
Starting to collect Social Security at 62 can make sense for some, but here are some reasons why you might not want to do so.