Money & Work Top Stories

Useful advice, tools and tips about mid-life careers, family finance, retirement, investing, and more.

The Real Cost of Cancer—By the Numbers

By The Editors | Insurance Matters

The price tag for cancer treatment is soaring. Here's an at-a-glance look at the financial impact of this devastating disease.

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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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5 Signs It's Time to Cut Off Your Adult Kids

By Ellen Breslau | Family Finance

Giving money to your kids and grandkids is part of the pleasure of being a grandparent, but you need to make sure you can afford it first.

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5 Things You Should Know About Medicare

By Ellen Breslau | Insurance Matters

Some important facts to help you sort through the process of choosing a Medicare plan.

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7 Tips to Save More at Outlet Stores

By Sara Schwartz | Saving & Investing

Get more for your money and pile on the discounts with these outlet store hacks.

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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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5 Tips for Financial Stability if You're 50+

By Ellen Breslau | Retirement

Worried you haven’t saved enough for retirement? Take action with these easy steps to help your finances right now.

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3 Things to Consider Before You Claim
Social Security Benefits

By Brian Doherty, Social Security expert | Retirement

These facts can help you decide whether you should start collecting your benefits early or later.

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8 Trader Joe's Shopping Tips: Save Even More Money

By Kristen Sturt | Family Finance

Whether you're new to Trader Joe's or an old pro, these smart shopping strategies will save you even more money on their already low-priced wares.

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7 Scams That Can Destroy Your Finances

By Ellen Breslau | Family Finance

How to protect yourself against identity theft, imposter scams and more.

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

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