Finding your lost retirement money
No one wants to lose money, particularly for retirement. But it happens — people lose track of, or don't know they have, retirement accounts.
Liz Weston: Companies are also flunking retirement planning
Plenty has been written about American workers' failure to plan adequately for retirement. Their employers seem to be doing an even worse job.
Could you live on your retirement savings for 23 years?
Precision isn't always possible when it comes to retirement planning. That doesn't mean you have to wing it and hope your savings don't expire before you do.
Looking at the income, living expenses and life spans of today's retirees can help you make the right financial moves so your golden years aren't tarnished by an unexpected shortfall.
WHAT'S AN "AVERAGE" RETIREMENT COST?
Government and Gallup data reveal a lot about what retirement is like for Americans today.
Volatile stock market spooking some older workers, retirees
CHICAGO (AP) — The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial...
Episode 50: Retiring abroad: What you need to know
Have you thought about where you might live when you retire? Some Americans are retiring outside the U.S., taking advantage of warm weather, lower costs of living and expat communities in other countries.
In this episode of AP's weekly podcast "Get Outta Here," Associated Press Travel editor Beth Harpaz speaks with personal finance expert Liz Weston of NerdWallet about the pros and cons of retiring overseas. We also look at a couple of up-and-coming retirement communities outside the U.S.
Retirement planning should include long-term care costs
NEW YORK (AP) — Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point need long-term care, few are planning for it. Many underestimate the costs and mistakenly believe health insurance can help cover it.
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WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Longtime Pennsylvania resident Ted Benna invented the 401(k) plan more than 35 years ago. Now, he has written a road map to cheaper, less complex retirement-savings plans for small businesses and employers.
Retirement planning isn’t only for the retired. These seven essential tips can help you prepare right now, no matter your age — so you can feel confident about living the retirement you want.
Last week (April 3-7, 2017) was National Retirement Planning Week. Yes, there is a special day (or week) for just about every cause, and this is one of my favorites. I don’t know a single soul who wouldn’t like to have a happy, healthy and financially secure retirement — and planning is the way to get there.
Retirement planning? Couples, mind the age gap
An age difference in your relationship doesn't just mean your favorite bands are from different decades.
As you approach retirement together, that age gap becomes a factor in decisions about when you retire and when you take Social Security, and in planning how much money you need to save and how it should be invested.
If we didn't try so hard, retirement planning would be easier. Perhaps better (or perfect) is the enemy of good. Maybe we should consider the notion that the simple solution is the best solution. It can answer the two questions that vex people the most:
How much can I spend from retirement investments and maintain purchasing power?
Concerns arise about retirement savings in New Mexico
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — National experts in retirement planning are descending on New Mexico as lawmakers contemplate what can be done to help private-sector workers who don't have access to a retirement savings program.
The AARP says New Mexico has the highest rate in the country of private sector workers without access to an employer-sponsored retirement plan.
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