Money Girl cuts through the confusion and explains the pros and cons of IRAs and how to know if a traditional or Roth account is best for you.
Living in a community of people near your own age has plenty of advantages.
Purchasing long-term care insurance now can protect retirement savings later.
Women who are single due to divorce or widowhood face unique challenges in retirement.
Tying the knot for the long haul can be a financial lifeline in retirement.
Heading into retirement without another person to consider? Maybe that’s a good thing.
Women face plenty of obstacles when it comes to saving for retirement.
The lapse in pay could take centuries to fix.
Gender pay gaps and part-time jobs make retirement planning and saving harder for women.
Find out the critical differences to consider and how they affect your current taxes and future retirement.
Want to enjoy retirement in a new city without having to move? Try one of these options instead.
Torn between your job and caregiving for a parent? One of these options could help.
Pandemic financial challenges are placing many women’s retirement in jeopardy.
If you want to have a comfortable retirement, it may be time to cut your grown kids loose.
Living abroad in retirement could feed your adventurous spirit without draining your savings.
Not all retirement communities are created equal. Here’s what you need to know.
Having a housemate during retirement can free up money for a better standard of living.
Take these steps to help stop fraudsters from ripping off your parents as they age.
Making these changes to your housing situation can stretch retirement income.
Close to retirement age? You may not want to leave the workforce just yet.
Learn some lesser-known benefits and tips to make sure you’ll have plenty of money when you’re ready to kick back and enjoy retirement.
Make sure you understand how Social Security works before you start drawing benefits.
Don’t make retirement planning decisions based on faulty assumptions about what Medicaid will pay.
Want to make sure you’ve saved enough for retirement? Be sure to factor in these five costs.
Counting down to retirement? Stay on top of these important retirement planning dates.
Don’t move to your dream destination before checking out these make-or-break factors.
Over-contributing to various tax-advantaged accounts isn’t allowed, but can be easy to do by mistake.
Punching the clock part-time could lead to a more comfortable retirement and a happier life.
The money saved on a smaller home can free up extra bucks for a better retirement.
Are you set for retirement or on the way to becoming a retirement crisis statistic?
There are laws. And when banks break them, this law firm will defend you.
The troubled economic terrain due to COVID-19 has shifted retirement goals for many.
More Americans will soon be offered one through work. Here’s how to take full advantage of your work-sponsored retirement account.
Discouraged by your financial life? Money Girl’s four-part system will help you simplify your personal finances and do more with your money.
Are you missing out on a big-bucks bonus? Here’s how to score some free extra cash.
If you’re nearing retirement without enough savings, there may still be time to course-correct.
These unexpected costs can decrease or even wipe out retirement savings.
Should you save for retirement or get out of debt? It depends on your circumstances. Money Girl answers a listener question and provides a five-step guide to help you prioritize your precious financial resources.
Thinking about tapping your retirement account? Money Girl covers everything you need to know 401(k) loans, including how they work, potential problems to avoid, and ten pros and cons to consider before taking one.
Pay up what you owe now to enjoy your golden years later.
Got questions about the ins and outs of using a Roth retirement account? Money Girl will clear your confusion with answers to listener questions about the Roth five-year rule, who qualifies for a Roth, and more.
They’ve saved, but not enough. And what they do have, they aren’t using wisely.
Most overestimate their saving and planning efforts.
Retired Americans advise to pay attention to your health – or it’ll cost you.
One-fourth don’t think they’ll ever be able to stop working.
No one has a crystal ball saying how much to save, but mapping out a plan helps.
Millions of seniors failed to save enough to stop working, and now younger Americans are making their same mistakes.
Find out the different types of advisors, typical fees charged, and how to do background checks.
Despite negative stereotypes, they’re well prepared to stop working one day.
Find out how to calculate your net worth and track it over time.