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Beat The Retiree Crowds To These 5 Places Abroad

Coronado in Panama once had pristine beaches and not much else. Today the resort town is a haven for U.S. and Canadian retirees, with strip malls, fast-food joints and a lot of people speaking English.

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Wrong Mutual Fund Can Rob Years Of Retirement Income

All mutual funds carry expense ratios, an annual fee taken out of your investment each year.

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Medicare Advantage Plans Cleared To Go Beyond Medical Coverage — Even Groceries

Air conditioners for people with asthma, healthy groceries, rides to medical appointments and home-delivered meals may be among the new benefits added to Medicare Advantage coverage when new federal rules take effect next year.

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Social Security Funding Should Ease Customer-Service Crisis

Years of budget cuts by Congress have left the Social Security Administration short of staff on its toll-free customer service line. Long lines form daily outside many local field offices.

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Why Reverse Mortgages Are A Harder Sell Now

The millions of Americans who haven’t saved enough money for retirement still have a potential safety net: their home equity.

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Everything You Need To Know About The New Medicare Cards 

In April, the government will start sending out new Medicare cards, launching a massive, yearlong effort to alter how 59 million people enrolled in the federal health insurance program are identified.

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