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.
Friday, November 2, 2012 4:16 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Superstorm Sandy could delay your retirement income, so be prepared.

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Thursday, November 1, 2012 12:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Medicare can no longer refuse to pay because the treatment you’re receiving for chronic conditions isn’t helping you get better.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012 4:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are five steps for putting your retirement planning in gear.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012 5:14 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Will robots be our best friends as we get old?

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Monday, October 29, 2012 4:49 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

One possible way to throttle back the increasing cost of serving older people is by making public bureaucracy as efficient as the private sector.

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Sunday, October 28, 2012 6:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here’s how to handle retirement risk like the business professionals do.

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Friday, October 26, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

If you’re thinking about giving your boss two weeks’ notice, you may first want to consider how retirees view their personal finances.

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 3:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

My husband announced that he was about to retire, and I panicked.

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:23 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Inflation is the real enemy for people living in retirement. Organize your arsenal now and get ready to battle it.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2012 4:59 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Are there aging boomers in your neighborhood? Get ready to mow their grass and change the rules to accommodate them.

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