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Retirement Planning? Couples, Mind The Age Gap

As you approach retirement together, that age gap becomes a factor in decisions about when you retire and when you take Social Security, and in planning how much money you need to save and how it should be invested.

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ACA Works in Some Ways, Comes up Short in Others

Once again, “Obamacare” has survived a near-death experience. It won’t be the end of the political debate, but House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledges, “We’re going to be living with ‘Obamacare’ for the foreseeable future.”

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Beware: Tax Refund Predators Are Waiting

People who don’t have much money during the rest of the year can become big targets during tax refund season.

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Ouch: Taking The Sting Out Of Medical Expenses

Medical expenses are a burden whenever they hit, but a recent study found they’re most common around this time of year.

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GOP Health Reform is Real Disaster For Older Americans

If your income is low and your age is high, the real disaster is the repeal-and-replace healthcare reform bill on offer from U.S. President Donald Trump and House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan.

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Late-life economic inequality has risen sharply in recent decades

As Washington lawmakers consider various measures that could add to the financial hardship suffered by some older Americans, a study last year shed light on the economic inequality middle and lower class retirees already face.

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