Retirement Weekly: News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement
Why you should get to know the Social Security website — even before you retire: Americans should become familiar with Social Security, its benefits and resources well before they begin claiming.
Missing payments or trouble calculating a tip could be early signs of dementia: Everyone forgets things sometimes, but these may be early warnings.
Seniors get the biggest Social Security raise in years — and it’s already been eaten up by inflation: Many older Americans live on a fixed income, so any raise in Social Security benefits can help — if they can keep it.
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Profits and Pain: Backed by D.C. power players and private equity, a healthcare provider is under scrutiny for failing fragile seniors
‘They promise so much.’ Are those Medicare Advantage TV ads for real?
Want to beat pension fund experts? Think like an idiot
When planning for retirement, start planning ways to have fun
What’s the best way to calculate Social Security’s COLA?
More in retirement news:
The 4% retirement rule is in doubt. Will your nest egg last? (Wall Street Journal)
I spent 44 years studying retirement. Then I retired (Wall Street Journal)
Pandemic math: Retiring without Social Security (The Washington Post)
Nurse wins $200K just hours into retirement after working on front lines of pandemic (WAGM)
Ask Larry: Is delaying my Social Security retirement benefits really our best strategy (Forbes)
Proposal to reunite workers with retirement cash gets panel OK (Bloomberg Law)
Why $1 million may no longer be enough for retirement (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
Research and Insight:
What’s a safe retirement spending rate for the decades ahead? (Morningstar)
Younger women are narrowing the gender investing gap, study finds (CNBC)
Boise is the best city for retired veterans: Study (Colorado Springs Gazette)
‘Longevity Revolution’ brings retirement planning to forefront (Financial Advisor Magazine)
Parent PLUS debt relief: the good and bad (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)
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