Retirement Top Stories

Expert advice and tips for meeting your retirement goals and making retirement happy and easy.

Why Your Social Security Statements Are Wrong...

By Brian Doherty, Social Security expert | Retirement

...In a good way.

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Donald Trump: What Older Voters Expect From You

By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue | Retirement

Now it's time to get serious about these three key issues

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Your Pre-Retirement Checklist

By The Dollar Stretcher | Retirement

Everything you need to do to be ready for retirement.

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Retiring Soon? Here Are the 5 Things You Should Do First

By Kristen Sturt | Retirement

Confused about retiring? Don't panic. We asked 15 Certified Financial Planners about what to do before anything else.

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Earn an Extra $20,000 or More in Social Security Benefits

By Brian Doherty | Retirement

It all depends on your age, and when you start taking benefits

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The #1 Thing Couples Should Know About Social Security

By Brian Doherty, Social Security expert | Retirement

Before you start claiming your benefits, think about how this decision will affect each one of you.

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Why Your Social Security Statements Are Wrong

By Brian Doherty, Social Security expert | Retirement

Guess what? Your benefits checks may be higher than you think.

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4 Traits of the Happiest Retirees

By Bill Ellermeyer, Next Avenue | Retirement

What this career coach has observed about them

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Dreamy Senior Living: Retirement Options You Never Imagined

By Melanie Haiken, senior editor | Retirement

Retirement options you never imagined

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The Hottest Jobs and How to Get One in Retirement

By Nancy Collamer, Next Avenue | Retirement

They range from pet care to tutoring to translating

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Compatibility Horoscope

How well do you get along with your grandchild and other family members? Want to know if your personalities mesh?

Find out here.

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