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What can I do with leftover money from my child’s 529 college savings account?

The accounts are flexible, you have many options

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Retirement savers have been following generic financial advice — according to Fidelity — and that’s a good thing right now

The coronavirus crisis has upended many Americans’ finances, but some investors are ‘staying the course’

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The nursing home COVID-19 tragedy — how did this happen?

Even industry defenders like Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker are horrified.

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Social Security’s future just got darker

Did you see the jobs report? The already-shaky program is under pressure

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Social Security and the coronavirus: A second look

Assessing the virus’ long-term impacts is incredibly difficult

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What’s the best bond investment when interest rates are so low?

The basic trade-offs for bonds haven’t changed

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Where should you put your retirement contributions?

Don’t overlook the humble, but powerful, HSA

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

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What COVID-19 can teach investors about emotions

The temptation is to sell after a decline, and to buy after the market has rallied

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In dire need of financial advice during this crisis? It’s not too late

During this coronavirus crisis, some Americans may feel they could use help from a financial adviser.

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Planning for retirement while social distancing — why you shouldn’t go it alone

How to make the right long-term investing decisions during a pandemic

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Coronavirus will make America’s cities feel the pressure of pension debt

Insolvent pension plans could drag some cities into bankruptcy

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How do you know how much you can afford to withdraw from your retirement accounts?

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You need to make a will now more than ever

Leaving things up to the state involves the courts, generates legal costs and can leave family in dire straits.

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The science behind why older immune systems are more vulnerable to COVID-19

A Johns Hopkins researcher who studies the biology of healthy aging explains.

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Cuomo: ‘Now is not the time’ to bring parents to nursing homes

Senior care facilities house some of the most vulnerable members of society.

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The new Social Security trustee report shows signs of improvement — with one major caveat

COVID-19 may hurt Social Security, but it shouldn’t destroy it

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Where to get health insurance if you lose your job

Up to 35 million Americans could lose coverage as businesses lay off workers due to pandemic shutdowns.

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Scam of the month: Crooks are coming for your coronavirus stimulus checks

It’s more important than ever to keep your guard up.

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Employers start to suspend their 401(k) match

Will employers, as in previous recessions, restore the match as the economy recovers?

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Should I do an additional IRA conversion at the end of the year?

It depends on several moving parts

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Thanks to COVID-19, Social Security’s day of reckoning may be even closer than we thought

A lot less money is coming in, and pretty soon, more will be going out

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6 ways to keep health care costs from eating up your retirement savings

Financial advisers offers some practical advice to preserve your financial future.

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More cuts to 401(k) matches are coming

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My retirement income is just $16,600 a year, but I want to retire in a beach town ‘where the sky is blue and the water warm’ — where should I go?

3 spots to consider

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I’m 53, have $1.4 million in my 401(k), $150,000 in savings and my home is paid off — can I afford to retire?

She also plans to travel the world for a few years

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Here comes the retirement crisis, coronavirus-style

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