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Estate planning is the process of arranging who will receive your assets when you die.
Not all retirement plans are equal. Find out the ones that work best for you.
Here’s what you need to know about fixed annuities, their drawbacks and who should consider buying them.
Despite its advantages, a deferred annuity has some clear drawbacks, some of which are substantial.
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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.
The wealthiest seniors can afford the high costs of aging, and those with few assets qualify for Medicaid. But for seniors in the middle class, families often have to step in and help.
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.