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Shielding Yourself And Elderly Parents From Financial Fraud

Your golden years are supposed to be the time when you live off your retirement savings, see more of your family and dive fully into leisurely pursuits. Unfortunately, they’re also the years when you’ll be a prime target of financial fraud.

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Pressure Builds to Cut Medicare Patients in on Prescription Deals

Medicare enrollees, who have watched their out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs climb in recent years, might be in for a break.

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Retirement Savings: How Ready Are You?

Americans planning for retirement got a few more grey hairs when Washington floated the idea of curtailing the tax-deferred contributions that workers make to their 401(k) accounts.

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What to Know About 401(K) Plans Amid Talk of Tax Change

Congress is looking for ways to raise revenue as part of a tax overhaul plan, and one of the methods reportedly under consideration is to curtail how much pretax money workers can contribute to their 401(k) and similar accounts.

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Why More Americans Are Postponing Retirement

Some work for themselves and others punch the clock, too busy to let aches and pains spoil their fun. Others find themselves back in the workforce to fill retirement plan gaps.

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Medicare Vs. Medicare Advantage: How to Choose

As health insurers struggle with shifting government policies and considerable uncertainty, one market remains remarkably stable: Medicare Advantage plans.

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