Employers have moved away from offering pension plans with their defined benefits to offering defined contribution plans where the employee contributes from his or her salary and the employer may offer a matching contribution to a 401(k).
If you’re 50 or older, catch-up contributions can help get your retirement savings back on track and correct the financial mistake of not contributing earlier in your career.
Few of these trends will work in favor of retiring baby boomers.
Medicare and other retirement topics are not very sexy, but don’t let presidential candidates ignore them.
There are big changes coming to Social Security, thanks to the recently approved federal budget.
CD rates, the job market and Social Security. Hear how they’re all connected.
The CFPB has developed a retirement planning tool that shows consumers the financial impact of when they decide to claim Social Security benefits.
Erasing low-earning or zero years from your Social Security earnings record can raise your benefits.
When is it okay to call someone a senior citizen, or elderly? Are those terms offensive?
Many people over 50 face challenges in finding employment after a job loss.