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Here’s a way for seniors to avoid getting ripped off

Scam of the month: Don’t leave a paper trail at the bank

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Follow these tips on how to start weight training, and how to do it right

You don’t have to be a muscular gym rat to train with weights, and the health benefits are worth it.

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The 10 commandments of retirement

Forget everyone else’s problems — this is about you.

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10 retirement lessons from a retired retirement pro

How to plan, save and keep calm.

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Two-income couples are surprisingly unprepared for retirement — here’s one reason why

Spouses don’t realize when they need to save for two.

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Assessing the true Social Security crisis

What are odds of bankruptcy?

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Student loan debt makes 60 feel like the new 30 — and not in a good way

These oppressive loans are impacting retirement.

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How to ensure your child’s big day doesn’t derail your retirement

The parents’ guide to wedding planning: finance edition.

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Retirement news and analysis.

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Is there really a retirement ‘crisis’?

What the data really show about spending as we age.

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This one investment move can give you lifetime yearly income in retirement

A simple annuity is a good way to keep from running out of money, writes Michael Edesess.

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Want a pension in retirement? Here’s how to create one

Most people crave a monthly check.

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How can I make sure my money is helping people once I’m gone?

Exploring donor advised funds and charitable distributions.

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You’re probably going to live a lot longer than you think

Now you have to plan for a 30-year retirement

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Why taking the stairs now could give you a better life when you reach old age

Health has more to do with your retirement planning than you may think.

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Make sure you have these skills if you want to work from home

Brushing up on digital skills is a smart move if you want to work remotely in your 50s or 60s.

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This is exactly how much it will cost to retire well in every state in America

How much do you need to retire? It depends heavily on where you live

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These early retirees bought their ‘disgusting’ house in Montana with cash and budget less than $1 a pound for food

Extreme frugality was the key to financial freedom for this FIRE family.

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How this couple retired to Spain’s gorgeous Andalusia region on about $40,000 a year — and you can, too

Dallas natives Jim and Jiab Wasserman retired in their 50s to Granada, Spain. They tell MarketWatch how they did it, what they now spend each month, and what it’s really like to retire abroad.

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What it’s really like to retire on a Caribbean island — on $3,000 a month

This Virginia couple retired to the Caribbean island of Bequia and opened an art gallery.

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Here’s exactly where you should retire — based on what’s important to you

Tell MarketWatch what you want in retirement, and we’ll tell you where to live.

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Six reasons a college town is the perfect place to retire

If you’re looking for a fresh start for your second act, a college town is a great place to make it happen.

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This is your brain on religion

Can religious involvement have a positive affect on health and well-being?

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Questions about working in retirement: How it can affect your Social Security and other finances

Working in retirement can come with unexpected costs and hazards. Here’s how to plan for them.

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Here’s what smart rich people really do with their nest egg

It’s easy to fail at personal finance.

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This couple is one year away from having enough money to retire early — here’s what they did

How to get to financial independence.

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Here’s one of the best gifts for a high school graduate

This could pay dividends for a lifetime

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The real math of coffee and your retirement

And how to get the most out of your cup.

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The inflation bet you’re making for retirement—even if you don’t know it

Retirees may not be considering the risk of higher inflation in coming decades

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10 ways to build wealth over your lifetime

Create the right habits; don’t be a slave to debt.

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