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July 18, 2014

Social Security: 1 Reason You Should Think Twice Before Getting Legally Remarried

Remarriage can terminate your rights to Social Security benefits stemming from your former spouse's work history.

July 14, 2014

Unlike Social Security, Delaying Medicare Benefits Will Cost You

The rules for Medicare aren't anything like those for Social Security.

July 13, 2014

Why Retirement Is Overrated

Dropping out of the workforce at age 65 isn't for everyone. Here's why.

July 13, 2014

Are You Paying Too Much for Long-Term Care?

Long-term care needs can be a tricky subject for most headed toward retirement, but there are a few ways to make sure you're paying the right amount for your benefits.

July 13, 2014

Prepared for a Homebuying Binge? Millennials Are Ready to Flee the Nest

The number of households in their 30s is projected to increase by 2.7 million over the coming decade.

July 13, 2014

Social Security: How It Affects Your Mortgage

Social Security can provide benefits to millions of Americans, but it turns out there is one little known way it can help those looking to buy a home.

July 13, 2014

Disability Benefits: How Social Security Decides If You Deserve Them

Millions rely on Social Security disability benefits, but how do you really qualify for them? Find out here.

July 13, 2014

10 Sizable Discounts Senior Citizens Can Take Advantage Of

From travel to food, and even education, these 10 discounts offered to senior citizens could help keep quite a bit of their hard-earned money in their wallet.

July 13, 2014

Social Security: What Happens to Spousal Benefits If You're Divorced but Remarried?

As a general rule, this extinguishes any right to benefits tied to your former spouse's work history. There are, however, two important exceptions.

July 12, 2014

Should You Work in Retirement?

Is it worthwhile to earn some extra income during retirement? There are important considerations both financial and personal.

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