Retirement

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. 

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.

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.