social security

9 Expensive Mistakes of the Newly Retired

Retirement always has a few bumps in the road. But these nine costly mistakes can derail you completely.

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 — 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 — and overcome — the ugly truths of retirement planning.

7 Things Financial Advisers Wish You Knew About Retirement

You don't need a crystal ball to plan your retirement. You just need to listen to your financial adviser.

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.

8 Money Moves to Make Before You Remarry

If you're planning to walk down the aisle again, it's wise to make these money moves with your partner.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change When You Retire

While you plan for all the travel and hobbies you'll do in retirement, you should probably plan for your taxes, too.

3 Ways More Money in Retirement Might Cost You

Having an extra large nest egg is a good thing! But to be sure, it comes with extra headaches you'll have to manage.

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.

If You're Lucky Enough to Receive a Pension, Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do

Pensions are pretty much a thing of the past. If you're lucky enough to get one, here's how to make the most of it.

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.

Don't Panic: Do This If Your Identity Gets Stolen

Identity theft is a scary subject. But really, you shouldn't panic. Help is right around the corner.

5 Ways American Retirement Is Changing

American retirement isn't what it used to be. Are you adapting with the changing times?

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.

13 Crucial Social Security Terms Everyone Needs to Know

Most Americans depend on Social Security in retirement. That's why it's critical to know these 13 Social Security terms.

5 American Cities Where You Can Retire On Just Social Security

If Social Security is your primary post-retirement income, it may be time to move. Maybe to one of these five low-cost U.S. cities.

5 Financial Moves You Should Make Five Years Before Retirement

With retirement just five years away, you can't afford not to make these smart financial moves.

4 Things You Need to Know About Disability Insurance

What would happen to your income if you were suddenly unable to work?