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December 20, 2014

The Biggest Problem With Social Security Isn't Shrinking Reserves -- It's This

A shrinking Social Security Trust Fund rightly has Americans worried about the future of the nation's largest social program. However, there's something else we should be much more concerned about.

December 20, 2014

Medicare for 2015: 3 Key Facts You Should Know

Medicare is one of the most valuable benefits for retirees. Make sure you have the latest scoop.

December 20, 2014

3 Value Stocks Senior Citizens Could Buy Right Now

Senior citizens looking to boost their income shouldn't shy away from the stock market. We asked three of our top analysts what stock they'd suggest senior citizens could buy right now, and here's what they had to say.

December 20, 2014

What's the Best Age for You to Take Social Security?

If you understand the trade-offs, it gets much easier to make an informed decision based on your circumstances.

December 17, 2014

Only 30% of Americans Are Saving for This Critical Retirement Expense

Retirement planning is about more than just saving money and investing. Will you be able to pay for proper care in retirement?

December 15, 2014

How You Can Fight This Huge New Threat to Your Retirement

The government wants to make it easier to take your pension benefits away. Find out how this new legislation could hurt you even if you're not getting a pension.

December 14, 2014

A Breakdown of How Your Social Security Tax Dollars Are Spent

Ever wonder how each Social Security tax dollar is spent? Based on data from the Social Security Administration here's the breakdown.

December 14, 2014

5 Retirement Stats You Need to Know

Whether your retirement is just around the corner or decades away, here are a few things you need to understand.

December 13, 2014

Retirement Investing: Is This the Best Option for Almost Everyone?

Diversification and tax-efficiency, with low fees to boot? That's impressive.

December 13, 2014

Social Security: The Key Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes

The most important aspect of your best Social Security strategy is one that nearly no one gets right. Find out what you need to know about it.

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