You can’t leave money in your I.R.A. forever, as dictated by I.R.S. rules. This can put retired investors in a tough spot.
But there are rules around opening one for a child. First: The child must have earned income.
Some urban police departments are struggling to keep their numbers up.
Low-income Americans on Medicare can get assistance paying their premiums and other expenses. Several states have allowed more people to qualify.
After leaving the labor force in unusual numbers early in the pandemic, Americans approaching retirement age are back on the job at previous levels.
There may be years when you have to drum up your own work — and create your own retirement plan.
So many factors cause volatility in the markets, making it tricky even for the experts to know what’s next. They still have ideas.
Financial infidelity destroys trust. It can deliver a serious blow to your post-career planning, too.
If the timing is right, it could mean a very similar judge will be the successor.
Mr. Upton is the fourth House Republican who voted to impeach former President Donald Trump to decline to run for re-election.
A growing array of investment options make it easier to put digital tokens alongside traditional investments. Here’s what to know.
When the world’s top women’s tennis player won the Australian Open in January, it became her crowning achievement. Her stunning retirement is a loss to tennis.
The Village to Village Network assists older people with the services they need to remain in their homes. A younger generation is getting involved.
Millions of American workers said goodbye to their bosses last year. If you’re one, don’t lose sight of your savings and investment goals.
A woman in Ukraine and other writers express their horror and discuss how other countries should respond. Also: Anna Netrebko; erectile problems; retirement.
Many older Americans like to ease into being an ex-worker — but you need to think carefully about just how to get there.
A variety of online tools can guide retirees looking to make the most of this benefit — which many older Americans depend on.
The quarterback, 39, spent all of his 18 seasons in the N.F.L. with the Steelers. His career was overshadowed by injuries and sexual assault allegations.
From understanding why you want to leave to tackling health insurance and retirement plans, here’s your guide to a graceful exit — without leaving money on the table.
Financial planning for people with chronic diseases is complicated and multifaceted. Start by building a team of people to help.
Living longer can mean having a longer career, whether by choice or necessity. Stopping and starting isn’t easy, but it might be worth it.
Holly Herrmann vowed to move to Italy when she was 20. Her dream came true 38 years later.
With prices rising at their fastest rate in decades, people in retirement or approaching it should take extra care to protect their savings.
As an aspiring entrepreneur, you may have a good idea, but tread lightly before using retirement savings as capital.
Overconfidence is bad, and women are less likely to fall victim to it.
Robert S. Kaplan will exit his role as head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas next month. Eric S. Rosengren, the head of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, is also retiring earlier than planned.
Find someone wiser than you, check your credit report and taxes, and stop catastrophizing. This is how you can do it.
More details on why experts advise to wait to claim benefits and on benefits for divorced spouses.
The problem of decumulation is a tricky one, even for Nobel Prize-winning economists.
In an interview prompted by his new book, the 83-year-old leader of the court’s liberal wing said he is working on a decision about when to step down.
After years in which Americans worked later in life, the latest economic disruption has driven many out of the work force prematurely.
Women tend to live longer than men, so they need as much retirement income as possible. Whether you’re 30 or 60, here’s what you need to know.
The pandemic abruptly closed the agency’s 1,200 offices, and officials are considering how to move forward. One issue: Without the offices, fewer low-income seniors sought benefits.
In a recent speech on “the peril of politics,” Justice Stephen G. Breyer said judges must renounce loyalty to “the political party that helped to secure their appointment.”
Job losses, rather than rising asset values, seem to be the main cause in upending a decades-long trend.
Impulsive purchases, out-of-control spending: These behaviors can be early signs of Alzheimer’s disease or other cognitive decline.
Most Chinese workers retire by 60. But with the population aging and pension funds running low, the government says that must change.
More Americans over age 55 are carrying debt loads, and their nonmortgage debt grew significantly during the pandemic.
Covid-19 has driven down Americans’ demand for senior care facilities. Building support for more elders to remain at home requires systemic changes.
Millions have left the labor force in the last year, many home with children or health concerns. The statistics may not reflect their aspirations.
The number of centenarians in the U.S. is growing steadily. If you join them, you’ll need not just a robust retirement fund but also a plan, and a purpose.
And the ones you may want to avoid.
The automatic I.R.A., administered by state governments, will be more widely available.
Unequal job losses now will translate into smaller nest eggs and Social Security benefits down the road.
Three savers learned some important lessons early on.
A new study shows that more than half of enrollees don’t review or compare their coverage options annually.
Even before the pandemic, Social Security’s finances were under growing pressure. The next president and Congress will play a crucial role in what happens next.
Older adults, particularly vulnerable in a pandemic, still work for their causes, but primarily from home now.
Former malls and abandoned shopping-center sites are in the midst of a repurposing — and one of those new uses is senior housing.
A sale to employees keeps the company local, and that may be more important to some owners than getting the highest price.