At least one of these facts should surprise you. And a few may worry you.
Every dollar makes a difference -- as you'll see.
No. 2 is great news for today's workers.
It's a tricky decision to undo, so make sure it's the right choice before you go through with it.
You can't always avoid emergencies, but you can stop them from ruining your budget.
It is possible, but only if you avoid these potentially huge mistakes.
Your goals change. Your retirement plan needs to as well.
Millions of Americans are guilty of this. Don't be one of them.
You have other options, but you'll have to work a little harder.
Don't just start Social Security without a plan. You could be costing yourself thousands of dollars.
Retirement is different for everyone, but these trends show that where you live plays some role in how you spend your later years.
You could be passing up valuable opportunities to increase your benefits.
Hint: They have a little too much faith in Social Security.
Can't decide whether to start early or late? Here's a good compromise.
There's more to worry about than your basic living expenses.
With diligence, a solid financial plan, and a frugal lifestyle, it might be possible.
Here's how to avoid being one of them.
The "sandwich generation" faces some unique financial challenges.
They're not just for medical expenses.
These benefits help your health and your wallet.