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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.
The CFPB says, "When employees choose a lump-sum payout instead of a monthly pension payment, the responsibility for managing and investing the pension money shifts from the employer to the employee.
A variant of aging in place is called a naturally occurring retirement community.
Seniors are likely to make one or more moves in retirement, and the decisions about these moves can be fairly complex.
As your parents age, probe for answers to these big housing and health care questions.
Holidays are a good time to check in on elderly parents and see how they’re doing mentally, physically and emotionally.
Tech companies have designed snazzy products that track health data and keep you safe.
If you choose to downsize, you have to decide what to do with all the things that won’t fit in your new home.
Women spend 14 years out of the workforce as primary caregivers with losses to defined benefit contributions, and years with no Social Security earnings.
Make your doctor’s visit more than sticking out your tongue and saying ‘aah.’ Here’s how.
Psychologists Henry Emmons and David Alter identify 9 keys for staying sharp and having a youthful brain.