Retirement Top Stories

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

Here Are the Best Cities for Successful Aging

By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue | Retirement

You won't find many Sunbelt places on the Milken Institute's Top 10 lists

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Should You Retire Early?

By Daisy Chan | Retirement

5 financial musts to consider before you think about quitting your job for good.

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5 Fun Alternatives to Retiring at Home

By Sally Stich | Retirement

If leaving your job and just hanging out around the house don't sound interesting to you, consider these unique ways to retire.

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6 Best Places to Retire... In 10 Years

By Ashley Neglia | Retirement

Pondering your retirement options? These up-and-comers haven't made any Top 10 lists yet—but they are poised for big things, and are already a boon to retirees.

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5 Tips to Successfully Phase Into Retirement

By Daisy Chan | Retirement

You’re not ready to quit your job but you’d really like more leisure time. Guess what? You could have the best of both worlds.

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Semi-Retirement Jobs with Great Benefits

By Nancy Collamer, Next Avenue | Retirement

Part-time positions often come with valuable perks, from huge discounts on meals, products and classes to free travel and housing.

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Retiring On Social Security Alone

By Daisy Chan | Retirement

What’s it like to live on just social security? Barbara Woodruff of St. Louis shares her story, and it may surprise you.

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5 Financial Secrets of People Who Retire Young

By Christina Couch | Retirement

How to kiss your 9-to-5 goodbye, faster.

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What Retirement Really Looks Like

By Carol LaChapelle, Next Avenue | Retirement

Next Avenue asked 15 retirees if their retirement plans matched reality—and their answers were all over the board.

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6 Top Cities for Single Retirees

By Ashley Neglia | Retirement

Are you one of the 30 million Americans over 50 who's single and ready to mingle? These spots offer large single populations, plus plenty of great activities.

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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?

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