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The Startling Geographic Inequality Gap That Emerges After Age 65

In an era when “deaths of despair,” from substance abuse and suicide, are on the rise among middle-aged Americans, those who reach age 65 are living longer than ever.

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Social Security Inaction To Result In 23 Percent Benefit Cut By 2034

If Social Security can follow the status quo over the path of the trustees’ forecast for the program, it is a pretty mild outcome.

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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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One Man’s Sad Story: Foreclosure Rate High Among Older Americans

My friend Bob is 73 years old. He lives alone with his dog Moxie in a small town in Western Massachusetts. For all his adult life, Bob has worked as a builder and carpenter.

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Is retirement reachable? News not encouraging

The American dream of a blissful retirement, free of financial worries, is dying. Most U.S. households are heading for a worse lifestyle in retirement than they had while they were working.

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Survey shows retirement includes work for many

Departing the workforce entirely and entering retirement at age 65 is no longer a reality for many older people in the United States.

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