Retirement news and analysis
Two-thirds of workers say financial stress is hurting their work and personal lives
People may be living longer, but more marriages aren't going the distance. What you need to know about gray divorce.
Your psychology plays a big role in determining whether you’ll be an early or late claimer of Social Security
My husband and I are 64. We have $1.5 million in retirement accounts. He wants to travel. I’m more cautious. Who’s right?
"Both of us have longevity on our side: All four of our parents are in their late 80s or early 90s."
Much lower than previous years, but COLA has fully protected retirees against ravages of inflation
How to prepare yourself for the coming changes
A new ETF allows you to participate in the stock market’s upside while protecting you from any losses
A reader wants to retire early and withdraw Roth contributions tax-free until age 59½. Is that possible?
You can do everything possible to pave the way for a smooth retirement and still hit potholes.
This scenario works great for Wall Street, but turns out poorly for most investors
‘My turn to pay it forward.’ Inspired to teach, this retiree found fulfillment by persuading students to care.
I was in my early 60s and not ready to retire. I wanted to do something meaningful, and ended up finding fulfillment as a substitute teacher.
O’Malley served as Maryland governor for eight years, from 2007 to 2015
White adults saw a 'particularly pronounced' decline in cognitive function, while Black participants showed minimal decline.
Abuse of addictive painkillers is not just a problem among young people — the scourge increasingly is harming older adults.
Wildfires still menace areas favored by retirees despite above-average rain and snow last winter. All that water may, ironically, lead to an active fire year.
You’re better off leaving retirement funds alone, but if you do need to dip in, there are a few penalty exceptions.
Changes to retirement savings rules have gotten complicated: Here are some of the snags you can run into
Secure 2.0 changes have made saving for retirement complicated. How can you be sure you're saving enough and in the right ways?