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Boomers are feathering their nests
Boomers are homeowners with tons of equity -- both emotional and financial -- tied up in where they live.
Jean Chatzky: Surviving divorce after 50
It takes a lot more financial untangling when divorce strikes after age 50. Here's what you need to know.
Top court considers 401(k) fees
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could have broad implications for employees whose employers ignore high fees.
Making Medicare Advantage work
The governments changing how it pays for Medicare and you can't hide.
Obama backs tougher rule for brokers
Proposed new rule would hold brokers to a higher standard when they sell retirement investments.
7 tips for a better old age
A retired Wall Street trader's advice for "getting your groove back" after 65.
Live on less, save more
Some 1 percent advice for the rest of us.
Combating financial disaster
Digging out of a financial hole is tough, but it can be done.
More taxes on Social Security?
Making nearly everybody pay taxes on Social Security is one way to cut its looming deficit.
Selling skills online can pay big
How one retiree rescued his retirement by teaching video-based classes online.
Delay Social Security, get a bonus?
Financial whizzes at the Pension Research Council suggest giving Social Security recipients a cash bonus for delayed claiming. What do you think?
Jean Chatzky: 5 Social Security tips
This advice will help you make the most of your Social Security benefits.
US trails in retirement security
At No. 19, the U.S. provides less retirement security than most highly developed countries.
5 ways to balance work, retirement
It's hard to work when your spouse and friends aren't. Here are some ideas to balance and retirement.
5 ways to make your kids grow up
Financially coddling your adult children can be bad for you and bad for them.
Obama’s mixed message on saving
Retirement expert critiques Obama's retirement-related 2016 budget proposals.