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Kiplinger's Retirement Report
Laise covers retirement issues ranging from income investing and pension plans to long-term care and estate planning. She joined Kiplinger in 2011 from the Wall Street Journal, where as a staff reporter she covered mutual funds, retirement plans and other personal finance topics. Laise was previously a senior writer at SmartMoney magazine. She started her journalism career at Bloomberg Personal Finance magazine and holds a BA in English from Columbia University.
Retirement decisions are always complex. But they can be doubly so when a big age gap between spouses means wide variations in retirement dates, life expectancy, health and other factors. Much of the standard ...
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If you take all that retirement money at once, you could shortchange yourself in the long run.
Regulators mull more rules for brokers, financial advisers to safeguard your nest egg.
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They can prove useful as one piece of the retirement-spending puzzle as long as you understand the goal of a particular fund.
There are two approaches to planning your spending in retirement: Do it yourself or go with a pro.
Many big brokerage firms are pushing customers into lower-yielding accounts as higher-yielding money-market funds become a scarce option.
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Step therapy can allow Advantage plans to require patients to try cheaper drugs first.
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Core bond funds should help a retirement portfolio stay afloat when stocks sink. Are yours?
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If you’re reading this while pedaling a stationary bike, sipping a blueberry smoothie and chatting with your gym buddies, congratulations: You just might become a “super ager.”
Super agers are ...
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As scammers get more aggressive, some types of Social Security fraud are growing exponentially. Here’s what you can do to safeguard your personal data and keep fraudsters from stealing your Social Security benefits.
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Diet, exercise, a positive attitude and strong friendships are the keys to health and longevity.
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Last year, Nick Crisci felt more than ready to retire. After working nonstop for 46 years, the 69-year-old feared the stress of his information technology job was affecting his health. Crisci, who lives ...
When ringing in a new year, many people resolve to be better organized or improve how they manage their finances. “On January 1st, you should be waking up thinking, ‘What is my overall game plan for ...
Smart tips and helpful sources to aid you in filing an appeal.
Continuing-care retirement communities seem enticing, but study the owner's financials before taking the plunge.
Guaranteed income for life, and the peace of mind that comes with it, is within reach. Here's how.
Fall open enrollment is a smart time to look for a Medigap policy to fill in the gaps left by your Medicare health coverage.