Retirement Blog

The Retirement Blog approaches the subject the way Gladys Kravitz from the old sitcom “Bewitched” might -- by poking a finger through the blinds, hoping to figure it all out, even the bewildering parts. The blog focuses on the financial issues that ordinary retirees might encounter, with an emphasis on topics like managing 401(k)s, IRAs, Social Security, Medicare and the rapidly disappearing old-fashioned pensions. Even if you have a couple of million bucks in the bank, you might find useful information here, but mostly we try to keep average folks up to date on what it takes to retire comfortably. See the latest Retirement Blog posts below.
Monday, March 25, 2013 3:44 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Boomers owe it to the younger generation to stabilize Social Security and make saving for retirement easier.

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Sunday, March 24, 2013 7:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The unemployment rate among older workers is low and older people are working longer, but if you’re one of the older jobless, finding work is tough.

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Saturday, March 23, 2013 7:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

Is the stock market a safer place for the Social Security trust funds? Alicia Munnell says yes.

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

A new free Social Security calculator from T. Rowe Price can help you maximize your return on Social Security.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013 5:56 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you plan to work longer, then make your Social Security benefit work harder.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 4:05 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Minor inconveniences become major as you age. You need either money to hire assistance or someone to do it for free.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:13 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Retirement confidence is at a low ebb, but saving enough to stop working isn’t impossible.

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Sunday, March 17, 2013 7:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Get more bang for your health care dollar by getting your doctor to listen to you.

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Thursday, March 14, 2013 3:16 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Stable value funds aren’t exciting, but they are a secure — and popular — choice for retirement plans.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2013 5:07 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Fixed income investment yields are likely to rise this year. As a result, one bond fund manager recommends that you maintain liquidity for the time being.

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