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4 Reasons You May Never Get to Retirement

Statistics suggest that many people facing retirement will have trouble living a lifestyle they hope for. Here are 4 retirement planning pitfalls to avoid More 

How to Avoid a Devastating Retirement Planning Mistake

It is no longer safe to assume a retirement goal is reached if it's done largely through pensions, Social Security and savings; investors need to plan More 

Don’t Worry, Retirees: A Government Shutdown Won’t Kill These Essentials

Retirees worrying about their Social Security checks or Medicare and Medicaid can rest easy -- the government shutdown won't stop these services. More 

Woman Takes on Social Security Over Name-Change Denial

A California woman says that the Social Security Administration won't let her put her married name on her Social Security Card because it is too long. More 

How to Better Understand Your Social Security Check

For those of you unsure about how it all works, here's a basic road map showing how Social Security figures out how much (or little) to pay you. More 

Report: Facebook to Buy Map App Startup Waze for Up to $1B

Facebook is reportedly in talks to buy Israeli GPS-traffic data app maker Waze for as much as $1 billion. More 

Reaching for Yield in Retirement

With the Fed's policies continuing to tamp down interest rates, finding yield and income for seniors is getting harder. Here's a look at ways to get through More