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The beneficiary is typically a person, but it could be any number of individuals as well as other entities.
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Decisions you make now can end up costing a lot more later, so carefully weigh what to do with your 401(k).
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We’re all on the highway to retirement. Do you know how to plan for it? Find out here.
The race continues between index funds and actively managed funds, with index funds in the lead.
Starting a small business can add green to your golden years, but also presents special challenges.
A good retirement account proffers tax breaks, and can be individual or workplace-related.
The actor and author advises Bankrate readers to defer gratification, invest abroad and take it easy, among other things.
Do you find investing too time-consuming? The mutual fund industry has an answer: target-date funds. Just pick the year you want to retire, and it periodically reallocates the risk for you.
Experts are divided about the optimal time to begin drawing Social Security. The latest study says most married women should start early while men should delay until age 69.
Whether you call it re-careering, phased retirement or serial retirement, the outcome is the same. Many retirees continue to work, whether by choice or necessity.
Just as you would plan for a trip, it’s even more important that you plan for retirement, the longest vacation of your life, with eyes wide open.
These days retirees get few guarantees. But you can take steps to ensure your money lasts.