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Should You Become Your Parents' Caregiver?

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Taking care of your parents when they get older is a very personal decision. Here are some factors you should consider in the decision-making process.

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10 Unexpected Things You Should Consider When Picking Where You Retire

Before you downsize and leave town for retirement, make sure where you want to live meshes with how you want to live.

Best Money Tips: The Retirement Edition

Today we found some of the best articles from around the web on retirement!

This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

Saving a big hunk of money for retirement — up to a cool million — is not complicated or hard. All you have to do is this one thing, every month.

Don't Let Poor Health Kill Your Retirement Fund

Health care costs make up a big part of retiree spending. Plan for a healthy finances and a healthy body today to make a big difference tomorrow.

If You Want Your 401K to Grow, Stop Doing These 6 Things

These easy to make mistakes can hurt your 401(k) — and ultimately your retirement. Are you doing any of these things?

12 Things You Didn't Know About Retirement

Everyone knows the basics about retirement, but there are still some surprises hidden in the complexity. Test your retirement knowledge!

This Is Why You Can't Postpone Planning for Your Retirement (And How to Start)

Only one person is responsible for your retirement plan — you. Find out how you can take charge with these simple steps.

6 Things You Might Do on Your First Day of Retirement

Happy day! Your work career is finally officially over and your time is your own. Now what?

10 Easy Ways to Supercharge Your Retirement

Retirement safety nets like pensions are fast becoming a thing of the past. Plan your own strategy with these easy tips to supercharge your retirement.

6 Tax Moves You Need to Make Right Now

Think about taxes? Now? Absolutely! The tax moves you make today can pay off big next year — and long after.

5 Incredible Places to Retire Abroad That Anyone Can Afford

For retirees looking to stretch their savings — and satisfy their wanderlust — these five nations are attractive retirement options.

This Is the Basic Intro to Having a Retirement Fund That Everyone Needs to Read

If it wasn't important, we wouldn't keep saying it: Start a retirement account ASAP! Here's how.

Are YOU on This List of Cushiest Retirement Jobs?

If you think the retirement benefits at your job leave more to be desired, consider one of these alternatives!

Is This Hidden Cost Sapping Your Retirement Savings?

You may know how fund expenses can sap retirement accounts, but some funds also have even sneakier fees you should be aware of.

How to Prevent Boomerang Kids From Ruining Your Retirement Budget

It's important to be there for your kids, but how much help is too much help? Consider these factors before settling on an old living arrangement.

How to Talk About Retirement With Your Spouse

Avoiding that talk with your spouse about retirement will cost you both, eventually. Here's how to start talking — and planning your future.

Best Money Tips: Essential Things to Do to Retire Early

Today we found some stellar articles on retiring early, saving on wedding reception food, and simple ways to cut household expenses.

Don't Know What Annuities Are? You Might Be Missing Out

Most of us know about 401(k)s and IRAs, but annuities remain a mystery. Learn the basics about this often-overlooked (but useful) retirement investment tool.

This Is When You Should Borrow From Your Retirement Account

The usual advice is to never, ever borrow from a retirement account. Here are a couple of scenarios when it might be a good idea.

14 Ways to Retire Early

While retirement itself may seem an impossible dream, with good planning and aggressive saving, you may be able to actually retire — early.