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Three of the Toughest Decisions You'll Face in Retirement

A lot of financial decision-making goes into retirement. Once you reach your golden years, you have a few more questions to answer.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Start Claiming Your Social Security Benefits

Just because you can start claiming Social Security benefits, doesn't necessarily mean you should. Ask yourself these questions first.

5 Sobering Facts About Social Security You Shouldn't Panic Over

Maybe you take Social Security for granted โ€” or maybe you expect it to disappear. Either way, here's what you should know about it.

How to Face 4 Ugly Truths About Retirement Planning

It's time to face โ€” and overcome โ€” the ugly truths of retirement planning.

Why Tax Day Is April 15 and Other Weird Financial Deadlines

It might seem like the federal government drew these financial dates and deadlines out of a hat, but there's reason behind the madness.

3 Reasons to Claim Social Security Before Your Retirement Age

Your Social Security benefits increase with every year you wait to claim them. But sometimes, sooner is better.

5 Financial Moves Now That You'll Regret When You Retire

Retirement may seem like a distant dot on the horizon, but if you make these costly money moves today, you'll really regret it later.

Stop Falling for These 6 Social Security Myths

Put the fearmongering to rest. These harmful Social Security myths are a hazard to your money.

6 Smart Ways to Boost Your Social Security Payout Before Retirement

Pave the way for a smart retirement by boosting your Social Security payout first.