Retirement

There are alternatives that can help buffer your retirement income.

Protect your retirement savings

Following these time-tested investment principles may get you from the present to retirement.

Investment for retirement planning

Try to strike a balance between quality of care and your optimal retirement lifestyle.

Where you retire and long-term care

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

Annuity criticisms and rebuttals

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

Ultimate retirement guide

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

LTC Keeping caregiver  costs contained

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

The ideal retirement portfolio withdrawal rate

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

Understanding 1035 exchanges

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

6 people who dismiss  long term care insurance  but maybe shouldn’t

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

Congress’ retirement rule changes and you: 3 points

Be strategic to lower your tax bill in retirement.

A less taxing retirement

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

Preparing for diminished capacity

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

Starting a retirement plan

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

Long term care needs loom

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

Retirement income crisis

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

Why saving for retirement early is important

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

Early retirement penalties

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

Senior living and the cohabitation option