Retirement

Pages

So much for the golden years

Nov 17, 2011
Most Americans believe their retirement won’t come early or be particularly comfortable.
Posted In: Retirement, Work, retirement savings

Retirees will get a 3.6% benefit hike

Oct 19, 2011
Its official: the Social Security Administration says beneficiaries will get a 3.6% increase for 2012--the first since 2009.
Posted In: Retirement

Senior citizens will get a bump in Social Security payments

Oct 19, 2011
The government announced that it will increase Social Security payments to offset the rising cost of living in America. Will it be enough to help senior citizens?
Posted In: Retirement

Go for it

Oct 18, 2011
Question: I am planning on retiring from Federal government with a pension of about $19,500 at age 60. I have $300,000 in savings and I will...
Posted In: Getting Personal, Retirement

A Social Security pay hike

Oct 17, 2011
It looks like folks on Social Security will get their first cost-of-living increase since 2009 come January. That's according to the American...
Posted In: Retirement

Learning about retirement from mom

Oct 13, 2011
Your parents have a huge influence on how you deal with money. A personal finance columnist shares what she learned about retirement from her mother.
Posted In: Retirement

What about an immediate annuity

Oct 5, 2011
Question: I am 64 years old and have recently retired. I plan to defer taking Social Security as long as possible as I currently do not need the...
Posted In: Getting Personal, Retirement

U.S. pension liabilities could grow

Sep 20, 2011
This week, the Federal Reserve might say it'll push long-term interest rates even lower. That means U.S. pension funds could make even less than they already are.
Posted In: Retirement

Retirement at risk

Aug 31, 2011
Saving for retirement is hard, especially for younger workers just starting out on their careers and their low-income peers. Wages are stagnant and...
Posted In: Retirement

Low interest rates bad for savers

Aug 12, 2011
The Great Recession shocked many Americans into saving more money, but unfortunately, they aren't getting much of a return on those savings.
Posted In: Retirement

Pages