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Retirement

Turning 50-72: Birthdays that Can Affect Your Retirement Finances

(Liz Weston, NerdWallet) You hit a lot of milestone birthdays when you’re young. There’s your first birthday, of course, and also the...

How the Pandemic Has Shaken Up Retirement

(Liz Weston, NerdWallet) Pandemic-related job losses forced many older Americans out of the workplace i n the past year, perhaps permanently. But...

9 Money Numbers You Need to Know

(Liz Weston, NerdWallet) Your doctor needs to know certain numbers to judge your physical health, such as your weight, your blood pressure...

How Social Security Benefits Can Be TAXED Away

(Laurence M. Vance, Future of Freedom Foundation) A friend who opted to take early Social Security benefits at age 62 last late...

Will You Run Out of Money in Retirement?

(Liz Weston, NerdWallet) Many U.S. households retire without enough money to maintain their pre-retirement standard of living. Once...

Start Early to Get Your House Retirement-Ready

(Liz Weston, NerdWallet) Many people want to remain in their homes after they retire rather than move to a senior living facility...

Financial ‘Experts’ Who Could Steer You Wrong

(Associated Press) None of us knows everything we need to know about money, so we may turn to experts for help. But...

Biden’s Medicare Agenda Could Bankrupt Hospitals

(Kaiser Health News) Of his many plans to expand insurance coverage, Joe Biden’s simplest strategy is lowering the eligibility age for Medicare from...

Modest Uptick for Social Security Benefits in 2021

(Associated Press) Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of living-increase in 2021, but that might be small comfort amid worries...

Suddenly Retired? Here’s What to Do Next

(Associated Press) The pandemic seems to be driving a surge of early retirements as businesses close or downsize and older people weigh...

Are Medicare Advantage Plans Worth the Risk?

(Liz Weston, Associated Press) About 1 in 3 people 65 and older in the U.S. enroll in Medicare Advantage, the private insurance...

Pension Funds Start Looking to Gold to Avert Disaster

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Public and private pension plans face a dual crisis. The first and most...

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Funds Raised for Elderly Asian Woman Stabbed by Black Man with Lengthy Arrest History

(KPIX 5) The man arrested for an unprovoked stabbing attack on two elderly Asian women in San Francisco has a long history...

What Happens When Governments Force Corporate Boards to Appoint More Women

(Lipton Matthews, Mises Institute) A controversial new law in California requires publicly traded companies headquartered in the state to include at least one woman on their...

What the Fed DOESN’T Want You to Know About Inflation

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Is it a temporary blip… or the beginning of a long-term trend? That’s the key question facing...

Dubai Luxury Home Market Soars as World’s Rich Flee Pandemic

(Associated Press) After nearly three decades in London, Christophe Reech was fed up with the city's pandemic lockdowns. This spring, he sold...