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Help seniors by simplifying Medicare’s complex system for deductibles and co-pays

Start with combining Medicare parts A and B into one policy with a single deductible.

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Why is it so hard to save for retirement? Is evolution to blame?

Humans aren’t wired to think decades into the future about our needs

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Retirement news and analysis

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We want to retire to a fun lake house, but we also want city amenities. Our budget is $450,000. Where should we go?

This reader says humidity doesn’t bother him and his wife, but they're not huge fans of snow.

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5 investing lessons that could make your working teen wealthy

The money your child earns this summer could help them retire rich

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Americans are leaving old 401(k) accounts behind — and paying the price

There are over 24 million forgotten 401(k) accounts

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The retirement treadmill

It’s been incredibly difficult for retirees and near-retirees to get ahead of the curve

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How to help professional athletes make their money last when they retire

Setting pro athletes up for success off the playing field

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Retirement news and analysis

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It won’t end with Bill and Melinda Gates. Get ready for the demise of more marriages.

Financial considerations for gray divorce

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Tired and retired? Here’s how to get a good night’s sleep

Lounging in bed comes at a cost

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Why finding a doctor has become so complicated

Many physicians are retiring, closing their practices or selling to private-equity firms. If you want a new doctor, it's not that easy. Here's some help.

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What is true financial freedom?

Hope for the best, but plan for the worst

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Some retirees are already planning their ‘revenge travel’

Many older Americans are eager to get back to adventuring after COVID-19 derailed their travel plans

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When was the last time you had fun? It could be the key to the challenges of growing older

Meaningful things in life are important, but here's how research shows it's equally important to have fun in retirement.

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About 156 people have at least $25 million in their Roth IRAs — each

‘Mega-IRAs’ are under scrutiny

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When to ‘set it and forget it’ — and when not

This approach to saving for retirement is good for contributions, but there are a few caveats

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The latest Alzheimer’s risk? Coffee

Should you give up your morning Joe? It depends

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I’m retiring on my 78th birthday, have more than $200,000 in savings and share expenses with my 80-year-old boyfriend. Will I be OK?

Have a question about your own retirement savings? Email us at [email protected]

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Do you feel like the clock is ticking and ‘it’s all downhill from here?’ You might be having a late-life crisis

The late-life crisis, like its more famous younger sibling, the midlife crisis, really is a thing. What it is and what to do if you're in one.

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Swimming might be the closest thing to a fountain of youth

Aerobic exercise can help stave off some of the ravages of aging, and a growing body of research suggests that swimming might provide a unique boost to brain health.

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Shock: Rents rising three times as fast as ‘official’ inflation figures

Why you should own your home in retirement

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Dogs on the road, in the air and in hotels: What to know before your pack your pet

Taking a dog along on a family trip necessitates research and planning. Know where your dog is welcome, how much it will cost, and how to keep him safe.

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We have $8 million saved for retirement, are in our early 50s and want to retire early, but are worried about healthcare expenses — what can we do?

Have a question about your own retirement savings? Email us at [email protected]

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The Senate’s new retirement proposal could get you more money in your 401(k)

‘The Encouraging Americans to Save Act’ would give eligible workers a credit to their retirement accounts

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Older people use dating apps more than ever. Here’s how to avoid scams and find true love

3 tips for getting started dating online

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Working longer is possible for most people

But a stark divide exists by education.

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Do parties make you nervous? Lots of people are suffering from pandemic re-entry anxiety

Just like we had to learn to isolate and social distance on a dime, jumping back into the water is giving many of us pause.

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Is there a way to avoid doing stupid things in your old age?

A new book takes an irreverent look at getting older.

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Big losses ahead for markets? Jeremy Grantham’s terrifying new forecasts

I've never seen a forecast this bad