Blue ribbon panel releases proposal to reform military retirement plans and give service people with fewer than 20 years some benefits.
Ida May Fuller claimed the first Social Security benefit check ever, 75 years ago on Jan. 31, 1940. Qualifying for benefits remains a worthy goal.
Personal loans are making a comeback — especially for those who have good credit and a big back account.
Despite availability of online and telephone access, sometimes going to the Social Security office is the right thing to do.
Combining life insurance with long-term care works for some people, but it isn’t a good deal for others.
A survey found that among people who could probably afford a leisurely retirement, working remains an appealing option.
One calculation shows that now could be the right time to hang up your work boots.
The president’s State of the Union speech will focus on ways to help middle-class savers while preventing high-earners from escaping taxes.
The National Council on Aging has a to-do list for Congress to ensure more older Americans achieve health and economic security.
Sen. Tom Harkins’ proposal for a national savings plan got an A-, the best score, and so did the New Brunswick, Canada, plan for public employees.