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Your retirement probably won’t be anything like your parents’…and that’s not good news

The numbers were looking dismal — even before the coronavirus

by Brett Arends
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I’m a ‘young 68’ with $3,200 a month in Social Security and don’t want it taxed — where should I retire north or west of Colorado?

“I love the outdoors, hiking, photography, mountains and snow.”

by Silvia Ascarelli
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I’ll retire with a military pension and want to move to a bicycle-friendly, beer-loving place — so where should I go?

I have a nest egg of $1 million and will also have a monthly military pension of approximately $6,000, and Social Security on top of that.

by Silvia Ascarelli
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10 money lessons I wish I’d heard — or listened to — when I was younger

Buying a house shouldn’t be your top goal — retirement should be

by Jonathan Clements
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We are conservative Christians looking for our utopia: a friendly, safe and affordable small town. Where should we retire?

Our gross income including Social Security is about $55,000 a year.

by Silvia Ascarelli

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How much your Social Security check will increase next year

The Social Security Administration will soon set its COLA for 2021

by Mark Hulbert
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Collecting Social Security spousal benefits even if your spouse is gone

Widowed or divorced spouses can still claim based on their spouse’s earnings

by Howard Gold
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What do eldercare experts know about caregiving challenges that the rest of us don’t?

Confronting tough choices and unrelenting stress

by Morey Stettner

Small changes that can add up to big money in retirement, digging into long-term care insurance and more retirement news

News for planning for or living in retirement

by Angela Moore
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The biggest risk retirees face

Hint: It’s almost certainly not what you think it is

by Mark Hulbert

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Payroll tax deferral — a silly idea — is now the ‘rule’ of the land

Can Congress overturn it?

by Alicia H. Munnell
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‘I hate the humidity and can do with a lot less snow and ice, and my husband hates the extreme heat’ — where should we retire?

We want upscale shopping and less extreme weather than New Jersey for $7,000 a month.

by Silvia Ascarelli
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Seven urgent changes needed to fix senior living

The strategies a task force says will better serve residents, staff and families—but there are reality checks.

by Richard Eisenberg
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‘Trump Cards’? Drug companies reportedly balked at White House insistence on sending cash cards to America’s seniors

Trade-association leader says industry worried about being used as an election ploy.

by Tim Rostan
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I’m looking to retire in a warm place that has a ‘socially liberal mindset’ and lots of live music — and I’m a die-hard skier. Where should I go?

This reader has just turned 50 and is starting to think seriously about retirement.

by Silvia Ascarelli
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We want a diverse area with moderate population, warm, beach and culture — so where should we retire?

One suggestion: A place like Key West before it became overrun with tourists.

by Silvia Ascarelli
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I want to retire in Texas and near freshwater on $4,000 a month — where should I go?

Here are three suggestions that fit the bill.

by Silvia Ascarelli
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What NOT to do with your retirement savings in a crisis

Withdrawing money can cost you long-term, big-time

by Brett Arends
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Why are people working longer? It’s not what you think

For older workers it’s not just — or even primarily — the money

by Kerry Hannon
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10 easy ways to save $870,000

Small amounts over the long haul can buy you a better retirement

by Richard Quinn
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What to know about becoming the grandparent of an adopted child, and how to prepare

Here’s 5 tips to help you support the parents and educate yourself as you wait for the new arrival.

by Jessica Wambach Brown
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Who is looking out for your retirement?

Yet more news it's down to us

by Brett Arends
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Here’s a sweet retirement: Citigroup CEO’s payouts are worth a new Porsche every month

Yes, it's good to be Michael Corbat

by Brett Arends
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Goopa, Mawpaw and Grandma Duck? How do grandparents get their names?

Your moniker in the world of tiny toes and wide-eyed smiles is not always dignified, accurate or expected.

by Paula Ganzi McGloin
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The two things that are most likely wrecking your retirement savings

If you earn a decent income but have trouble saving, these might be the culprits.

by Liz Weston
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Long-term care insurance: There’s no good alternative

Other options can be pricey and may not cover what you need

by Howard Gold
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Why you’re not getting the premium from value stocks

The 4 reasons people bail out of value investing — and why they shouldn’t

by Paul A. Merriman
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Does your community have what it takes to help you live longer?

There are three factors about where you live that may help you live a healthier, happier, longer life.

by Rashelle Brown
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Do you really need $8 million saved up for retirement?

Figuring out what you need

by Mark Hulbert
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Will Biden’s 401(k) plan help you or hurt you?

It’s not so simple

by Brett Arends