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Formula: How Much To Put Into A Retirement Account

Forbes | William Baldwin | Posted 10.01.2013 | Fifty

Do you have enough money in your 401(k)? I have a formula that answers that question. You may not like the answer....

When Husbands Retire First

Forbes | Robert Laura | Posted 10.01.2013 | Fifty

This is a special segment directed at men who have, or will be retiring before their wives. On the surface, it may seem pretty common for husbands to ...

Many Americans Give Up Idea Of Retiring

Albuquerque Business First | Gary Gerew | Posted 09.19.2013 | Fifty

A new survey by HSBC shows that 18 percent of people in the U.S. don’t think they will ever be able to fully retire. The survey also found that amo...

WATCH: Is Your 'Stuff' Holding You Back?

Posted 09.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Soon-to-be retirees may be thrilled with the idea of packing up, selling their houses and heading down south for warmer weather. But there is one aspe...

5 Reasons Why Retiring Today Is Harder Than Ever

Tim Chen | Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty
Tim Chen

You might have heard about the so-called Retirement Crisis -- the 'perfect storm' of circumstances that are hitting the older population right now, and making it harder than ever for them to retire comfortably.

Why Interning At 60 Is The New Retirement Plan

The Atlantic | SOPHIE QUINTON | Posted 09.06.2013 | Fifty

Nancy Diao works part time, for a small stipend, at a Bay Area education nonprofit. But at 60, Diao isn't your average intern. She's a former executiv...

Retire Early Thanks To Obamacare?

Market Watch | Michael Kitces | Posted 09.05.2013 | Fifty

As the health insurance exchanges approach their first open enrollment date in early October, millions may find themselves with access to health insur...

5 Things Never To Say To Someone Retiring

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.14.2013 | Fifty

Retirement has gone from being the last chapter to the next chapter for many post 50s. But the circumstances of retirement in our post-recessionary li...

The 7 Prettiest Places To Retire in the U.S.

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg SPECIAL FROM | Ashley Neglia | Posted 08.03.2013 | Fifty

Whether retirement is close at hand or on the horizon, imagine yourself in one of these picturesque cities. Make Your Golden Years Even More Glorio...

Adapting to a World Without Jobs

Janet M. Hively, Ph.D. | Posted 08.19.2013 | Fifty
Janet M. Hively, Ph.D.

Older workers who are creative and entrepreneurial are taking advantage of this shift in the labor market, seizing it as an opportunity to work past retirement age without being tied to a nine-to-five schedule.

Lean In, Lean Out, Lean On

Enid Borden | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Enid Borden

I recently made a life stage change. It was a professional change, but that, of course, has a huge impact on my personal life.

Would You Retire Abroad? (POLL)

Posted 01.04.2013 | Home

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The Long Goodbye

David Finckel | Posted 01.08.2013 | Arts
David Finckel

Having announced that I would be vacating my chair as cellist of the Emerson String Quartet I had sailed through the rest of the densely-packed 2011-12 winter season, putting off for a future date the heavy thinking that I knew would come into play as my final year of concerts approached.

5 Ways To Find Your Calling In Retirement

Mark Chimsky | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Mark Chimsky

As we approach our retirement years, the question shifts from "What" to "Who do you want to be?" Suddenly, it's time to take stock -- of goals forgotten and dreams deferred -- and to figure out how to allocate our emotional capital so that these future years are among the best of our lives.

How Home Values And Aging Affect Our Economy

U.S. News | Posted 08.23.2012 | Fifty

As the unusually weak economic recovery continues, you've at least got to wonder if future studies of what ails us will include our aging population a...

How I Made Peace With The Dow (And My Retirement Savings Plan)

Carol Orsborn | Posted 09.09.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

It takes some kind of faith to place your retirement savings in the hands of forces beyond your control and yet maintain not only your emotional equilibrium in the present moment, but trust in the future.

House-Hunting In Costa Rica: No Boas, Bats Or Screaming Rats

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 09.06.2012 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

There was the House of Fleas, the place right next door to the House of Pit Bulls, a one-of-a-kind home on a beautiful property featuring the perfect howler monkey habitat but little to no indoor space.

Our New Backyard: How We Gave Away Everything And Moved To Costa Rica

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 08.08.2012 | Fifty
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

Three days of dumping our possessions on the street made us extremely popular in the East Village. ("Do you have any MORE books, man?" "Wow! A dulcimer!") The king bed walked uptown.

Why's Our New Puppy Almost Dead?

Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner | Posted 07.18.2012 | Impact
Jeff Jones and Gay Haubner

A married couple, 50-somesuch, kids grown and flown... so what comes next? We moved from Manhattan to Costa Rica: a move that took just under 10 months from the night we said, "Let's do it" till we boarded the plane with one-way tickets.

Top 5 Affordable Retirement Cities Overseas

Posted 04.17.2012 | Fifty

International Living recently released its list of the five cheapest places to retire overseas. Huff/Post50 spoke with International Living Executive ...

The Psychology OF Retirement

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 09.15.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

The transition from work to retirement generally is not easy psychologically, because so much of who we are and of our sense of meaning and value comes from work. Expect at least a small emotional roller coaster.

Bank on Yourself for a Retirement Plan You Can Predict and Count on

Pamela Yellen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pamela Yellen

The idea of having a comfortable, worry-free retirement has become a distant dream for many boomers. It's become increasingly clear that conventional financial and retirement planning methods aren't working.

Retirement And The Difficulties Of Transition

Mona Ackerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mona Ackerman

Q: My husband, Mark, is having some real issues. Mark is an extremely successful and high-powered executive. He started as a clerk and ende...