Annuities are often disparaged by financial pundits. The criticism often misses the point.

Retirement is a journey that should start early with steady navigation. Have a road map.

Most family caregivers act out of love, but can incur costs that may impact their own financial well-being.

Stretching your retirement withdrawal rate to help ensure that your money lasts as long as you do.  

Swapping life insurance for long-term care options can be a possibility.

Depending on their financial picture, certain groups of people could potentially gain from LTC coverage.

Retirement rule changes are being considered by Congress. Here are three areas to look at.

Be strategic to lower your tax bill in retirement.

To retain control of your options as you get older, make plans and formalize key documents ahead of time. 

Saving for retirement is easier the earlier you start. Here’s how to take that all-important step.

Paying for possible long-term care needs is a growing concern. Planning ahead can help.

America’s retirement numbers aren’t adding up, but innovation and growing awareness may offer some relief.

There is a basic miscalculation with not starting early when it comes to planning for your financial future. 

Learn how to retire early without paying penalties on retirement account distributions before age 59½.

Seniors are turning to home-sharing programs and cohousing communities to help with the bills and chores. 

Your former home could become an asset, if you fully understand the duties and expenses of landlording.

From helping a child to shielding assets, trusts can sometimes come in handy.

An estate plan can protect your assets, provided you avoid costly mistakes in your trust, ownership and more.