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Turning 65? Here's When You Should Enroll In Medicare

Diane Archer | Posted 09.10.2016 | Fifty
Diane Archer

Confusion about when to enroll in Medicare for people turning 65 can have costly consequences. Depending on your situation, if you sign up for Medicare, you could be paying for insurance you don't need.

Baby Boomers' Retirement Strategy: Binge Spending Or Nothing At All

Buck Wargo | Posted 05.30.2015 | Fifty
Buck Wargo

When it comes to retirees and their nest egg, there's no strategy regarding how much they spend a year. It's either a big chunk or nothing, according to a study by a financial research firm.

Astoria Characters: The Soloist

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.21.2015 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Why? Even for Yomar Ramirez, who is an introspective woman, it's not always easy to come up with a simple, satisfying answer. Sometimes it's better to shrug and go on, which is what she does.

Illinois is One of the Worst Places in the Whole Country to Retire

Reboot Illinois | Posted 02.16.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

After deciding when and how to retire, deciding where to retire is the next step. Careful consideration of possible activities, weather, taxes, cost of living and proximity to family and friends is undertaken.

5 Affordable Entertainment Options For Post 50s

U.S. News and World Report | JOE UDO | Posted 08.18.2013 | Fifty

Many of us envision traveling more, sipping wine in a nice restaurant and enjoying a comfortable life when we retire. However, the reality could be ve...

Retirement Accounts: Should You Fear the Eventual Tax Bill?

Women & Co | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Women & Co

Some people are reluctant to fund Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k) plans, fearing they are setting themselves up for big tax bills in retirement.

Online Financial Advisors: Are They Worth It?

Catherine New | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money
Catherine New

Retirement plans are like sausage. I want mine to be fat and juicy, and until recently I really didn't care how it was made. But then I got a peek at ...

Why 85 Feels A Lot Like 50

Richard Abrons | Posted 08.28.2012 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

At other ages I was defined by what I did. Schoolboy, father, husband, stockbroker, writer. Now, if there was only one thing you could know about me -- just one -- I would choose that you know I'm 85.

Foreclosure Crisis Hits Ritzy Retirement Home

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

This time, the foreclosure crisis is hitting a bunch of retirees all at once. Fox Hill Senior Condominium, which, according to its website, offers...