Retirement Blog

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 6:22 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Whether you are a boomer or a member of the older silent or GI generations — if you are healthy, you are probably not eager to just sit on the porch.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012 10:35 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Letting taxes on qualified dividends rise at the end of the year isn’t just a problem for rich people.

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Monday, July 23, 2012 5:31 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Roger Groen, 78, is still picking up garbage in the Chicago suburbs — and liking the job — but most of us won’t be staying on the job that long.

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Sunday, July 22, 2012 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

One of the decisions that most people have to make when they turn 65 is whether to choose traditional Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan.

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Friday, July 20, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

A couple of studies about 401(k) leakage were leaked to the press this week. 401(k) leakage refers to money that seeps out of a retirement plan.

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Thursday, July 19, 2012 5:29 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

If you’re one of the 4 million people still getting Social Security by check, here are four reasons to make the switch.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012 4:36 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Exercise, particularly resistance training, is emerging as protection against getting Alzheimer’s disease.

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

It costs an average of 20 percent less to live in retirement, according to an analysis of a government survey of people ages 65 and older.

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Monday, July 16, 2012 5:02 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Local and state governments are reforming their retirement plans to make them more affordable, but some of the changes may not be the right ones.

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Sunday, July 15, 2012 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

2013 will bring tax changes that could hit high-income retirees hard. Here are some steps to take now.

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