Retirement

Scammers defraud seniors of billions of dollars per year, but you can take preventative steps.

Hospice care is an important option for families to consider for a loved one. 

In some cases renting may mean less cost, fewer chores, and more fun.

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

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

It might be easier to qualify before tapping retirement resources.

Out-of-pocket health care costs in retirement are much higher for senior singles than for senior couples. 

Several factors may mean your 401(k) savings will not generate sufficient income to sustain your retirement. 

Stress test your budget, review your health insurance, and time your Social Security benefits carefully. 

Contributing to qualified retirement plans is just part of the equation.

Millennials should start saving early for a fatter nest egg.

These communities can offer numerous amenities, but may have limits as you age.

Longer lives and rising costs mean long-term care options have to be considered.

How to watch for signs of memory impairment, dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.

Women plan well for retirement, but they still lag behind men in account balances. 

Price breaks can help stretch your savings, but you won’t get the perks unless you ask.

Depression and money are common sources of discord for married couples in retirement.

Sharing your wishes before your death may ensure minimal strife for your heirs.