Retirement

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

Grandparents have the life experience to pass along the gift of financial literacy.

Sometimes paying a mortgage during retirement can be financially viable. 

Forgetfulness or diminished mental capacity: One can be troublesome; the other, financially dangerous.

Kid-free couples need a bigger financial war chest to pay for long-term care expenses as they age.

It contains critical information for your retirement, so make sure you are getting it.

Some seniors opt for a bigger house during retirement as opposed to downsizing.

It's critical that those closest to seniors watch for possible red flags.

Singles who have never been married should research claiming strategies to maximize their retirement income.

Couples can maximize their lifetime payout by planning ahead.

They can supplement retirement income by using home equity. But is a reverse mortgage right for you?

Many Americans file for benefits at the earliest opportunity, but that may not be wise.

Retirement saving is not on most millennials’ list of top priorities.

There are alternatives that can help buffer your retirement income.

It’s startling how little people really know about what could be their biggest asset in 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. 

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