Articles in Retirement


12 Smart Ways to Spend Your Social Security COLA

Retirees, if you haven't already heard the good news, you'll be getting more from Social Security next year. Beneficiaries will receive a 1.7% cost of living adjustment in 2015, boosting the... Read >>


Why Retirement Income Now Costs More

"And now for a financial update For the year ending September 30, the cost of future lifetime retirement income has outpaced increases in retirement savings balances. That's left many pre... Read >>


7 Retirement Investing Mistakes

By Sheyna Steiner for Few investors, if any, sail through life without making mistakes, but when it comes to retirement investing, serious missteps can cost you. For instance,... Read >>

Jim Cahn

Why Cash May Not Be As Safe As You Think

Are you one of the millions of investors holding larger than normal amounts of cash for safety? If you are, you likely don’t have the right facts about cash or the markets. Keeping the bulk of... Read >>


8 Things You Didn't Know About Saving for Retirement

You save diligently for retirement, and you're eager to contribute even more. But sometimes the rules for IRAs, 401(k)s and other tax advantaged retirement savings plans can hold you back. You may... Read >>


How Much Social Security Benefits Will Rise in 2015

Are Social Security benefits going up next year? Yes, slightly. Social Security beneficiaries will receive a 1.7% cost of living increase in 2015, boosting the average monthly benefit for retired... Read >>

Joe Young

What Is Asset Allocation, And How Do You Use It Correctly?

When sketching out a retirement portfolio, many complex phrases are thrown around by HR departments, employers and financial advisors — often with little explanation — leaving employees feeling... Read >>


A Prescription to Ease your Retirement Anxiety

Do names matter? According to Shakespeare, "A rose by any other name would smell as sweet." Yet as Romeo and Juliet tragically discover, names can make a big difference and the wrong... Read >>


The Right Place to Retire

Before my husband, "the Pilot," and I got married years ago, we made sure we were on the same page about the important things like values and children. But like most folks, we didn't... Read >>


Since You Asked: Can I Work and Collect Social Security?

Not sure if your work related income exceeds this year's threshold? Click here to see where you stand. Got more Social Security questions? Check out our Retirement Center for further insights. ... Read >>

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