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September 07, 2014

Saving Money: How 40% of the Nation Is Doing It Wrong

The latest data is in from Bankrate on Americans' saving habits -- and it's not pretty! Find out how you could be jeopardizing your retirement by putting off saving and investing to a later time.

September 06, 2014

Social Security for Spouses: When 66 Is Worth Waiting For

When you claim spousal benefits can make a huge difference in how much you'll receive over your lifetime.

September 06, 2014

Retirement Income: 3 Ways to Get the Cash You Need

It's important to know where your money will come from after you stop working. These tips will show you how.

September 06, 2014

Social Security: The Survivor Benefit, Simplified

More than 6 million people are receiving Social Security survivor benefits on a monthly basis. This article will help explain in a simple manner how those beneficiaries qualified for this benefit and how much they'll receive.

September 06, 2014

Social Security Disability: Why Do So Many Americans Get Denied?

Two-thirds of those who apply for disability benefits get rejected. Find out why and learn how you can beat the odds.

September 06, 2014

Social Security Is a Lousy Investment

Social Security functions as a safety net against extreme poverty in old age, but its weak returns make it a less-than-stellar investment.

September 05, 2014

The Best Retirement Plans for Late Starters

It's not too late to start devising the best retirement plans.

September 05, 2014

What Is Your Ideal Retirement Age?

Just like there is no magic number that tells you how much money you need to retire, there is no magic retirement age either. When is the right time for you?

September 03, 2014

Don't Let IRA Contribution Limits Wreck Your Retirement Dreams

Just because the IRS limits the amount you can contribute to your IRA doesn't mean that's all you should be saving for retirement.

September 01, 2014

The 3 Most Important Questions About Social Security

Navigating the Social Security system is easier said than done. Here are the answers to three questions that should make it easier.

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