Social Security is in trouble — how would you fix it?
A new app from the American Academy of Actuaries allows you to explore approaches to overcoming the Social Security actuarial deficit
Boomers vs. millennials (again), retirement’s ‘silent crisis’ and more retirement news
Retirement news and analysis
The government may stop issuing Social Security payments after the debt limit is hit — here’s why
An obscure provision of a 1996 law unwittingly makes the Social Security trust fund vulnerable to being raided
5 ways women can avoid retirement disasters
It's important to plan for the pitfalls that women can encounter in their 50s, 60s and beyond.
Are your gums receding? Here are your options now—and if you wait.
Getting old often means getting gum recession. But even preretirees are at risk.
An ‘orphan’ at 65: setting new priorities after the loss of your parents
The death of our parents changes the way we see the world
Opinion 3 tax-smart charitable giving strategies you can use any time of year
Think beyond cash donations
How to invest in the stock market and never lose money
An alternative to Fixed Index Annuities
There is no Social Security ‘crisis’ — and more straight talk about America’s pension
It's time to correct misunderstandings about Social Security
How much would you pay to never lose money in a bear market?
There are various strategies for hedging against stock bear markets
Getting remarried? How to blend your family and your finances
Financial planning conversations should be at the top of any premarital to-do list.
Can I donate to a charity directly from my 401(k)?
You may want to look into a qualified charitable distribution.
Will Warren Buffett retire? What to look for in his annual letter.
One of the most widely read items on Wall Street could indicate the timing of his succession plan for Berkshire Hathaway.
Who’s going to care for you if you get dementia? And how will you afford it?
Finding care is hard enough in 2023. In the coming decades, it will be much harder.
My 84-year-old brother has dementia. Would his guardian be able to sell the home I co-own with him?
You and the guardian will have the choice of whether to keep or sell the house