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Would A Higher Social Security Retirement Age Hurt Retirees?

Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program.

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4 Alternatives For When Your 401k Doesn’t Cut It

There’s a finite list of things you can change at work, and your employer’s less-than-stellar retirement plan probably isn’t among them.

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Turbulent Stock Market Spooks Some Older Workers, Retirees

The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.

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How Your Home Can Keep You Afloat In Retirement

Retirement experts predict many Americans will need to use home equity to support them when they stop working.

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Why Women Shouldn’t Retire With Their Husbands

Married women overall are still in their peak earning years in their 50s and early 60s, while married men’s earnings are on the decline.

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The Surprising Health Benefits Of Decluttering

Sorting through decades of belongings is often emotional and stressful, as questions and decisions pile up: Is this jewelry valuable?

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