The “Catch Me If You Can” guy on protecting yourself and your parents from financial scams.
The more you know about the coming changes in the system, the better. So if you’re confused about health-care reform and – in particular – what your state is doing (or not doing ) when it comes to establishing “health insurance exchanges,” an invaluable tool from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation can help clarify matters.
You might not feel as if you’re in great financial shape as you approach retirement. But a new study shows that the impact of the 2007-2009 recession on some of the oldest baby boomers might not be as bad as first thought . . . Social Security could cushion the blow of real estate and stock losses.
Encore: Obama’s favored over Romney on the issue, but the gap narrows among seniors.
Encore: How procrastinators can reduce their tax burden.
Encore: The key to evaluating potential new policies this election season is understanding how Medicare really works now.
Encore: Continued music practice may be the key to maintaining intelligence, new research suggests.
Encore: A new report finds many Americans aren’t preparing financially for outliving the average lifespan.
New programs help older Americans launch entrepreneurial encore careers.
By age 70, 85% of Americans are financially prepared for retirement, according to a new study.
Encore: Many Americans don’t understand how the new health law will work. Here are some resources that may help.
The vast majority of baby boomers have provided some financial assistance to their adult children, according to a new survey.
Nearly three quarters of centenarians report getting eight hours of sleep a night, according to a new study.
Though most areas of household spending decline after retirement, health care is a major exception, according to a new report.
Social Security stopped mailing out annual statements as a cost-saving measure. But now they’re available online.
It isn’t always by choice, but many of the oldest baby boomers are actually retiring at retirement age, a new study finds.
Retirement need not mean downshifting one’s standard of living, Ruffenach writes.
Achieving financial security in retirement seems to have little to do with how one’s assets are allocated, a new study finds.
Allowing more flexible work days helps retail older workers, a new study finds.
A new tool helps compare the cost of retiring in different locales.