As America's baby boomers continue to age and look forward to longer and longer life spans, they are setting their sights on retirement and making their U.S. dollars last as long as possible.
We have six grandchildren now ranging from one month to 11 years old, with another due in four months. So what's wrong with us? Are we cruel and heartless grandparents, who don't care about our kids or their kids?
With people remaining healthy and vibrant well into their 60s, the once-mandatory retirement age of 65 no longer makes sense. Those able to continue working benefit greatly from the positive health improvements that comes with keeping their minds engaged.
Average investors who buy mutual funds, insurance policies, annuities and other types of investments work under the assumption that their financial adviser is working in their best interests. This is a false assumption.
It seems like a silly notion, but we've seen it happen ... people move to some exotic location, like Ecuador or Panama, with perfect weather and interesting culture and, within a few months, find themselves at loose ends.
Regardless of political ideology, educators must reclaim their profession. I know you don't seek attention. You just want to teach, but it's time for a PR offensive of your own. It's time for the experts to drive the narrative, and below are five ways to do that.
Since millennials don't know how much government support they will have during retirement, they need to start saving now. Here are a few good retirement savings tips: Pay off all debt first to avoid accruing interest and put money into an IRA automatically.
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes figuring out what the hell to do about Social Security. Retirement planning can be quite complicated for anyone, but the newness of Social Security options for LGBT couples find some of us unprepared.
How financially stressed are you? Here are some major indicators of financial stress with suggestions for taking action.
Studies have shown that sizable numbers of business owners look to transfer their ownership interests in the next decade, and a major concern for many...
In one of the last weeks of my father's life -- though we had no idea at the time that he would be leaving us shortly as a result of a burst blood v...
The healthiest cities for retirement living are in the Pacific Northwest, Colorado and Minnesota, according to a new list that relegates all but one Sunbelt city below the top 20.
For some, retirement still evokes images of a rocking chair on the porch. Some relaxation is OK, but the rocker isn't the best long-term answer for mind or body. Today's retirees are choosing active lifestyles. Many hold part-time jobs, pursue hobbies, and fulfill long-deferred dreams.
With Americans living longer than ever and retiring at the same age as before -- or often electing to retire at an even younger age -- many people will spend a record number of years living in retirement.
It is likely that a very large share of American households will have little besides Social Security to rely on in old age, and that a significant share of seniors will forgo retirement altogether, taking us closer to the circumstances that reigned before Social Security's passage.
We must continue to stand up against Wall Street interests who want to privatize social security, force older Americans to work longer, gut pensions for public employees, and continue to manipulate our government to only benefit the wealthiest in our country.