Can you reclaim your Social Security benefits from your ex-spouse?
Your benefits are your benefits. Here's how to get them back
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Art classes, boat cruises, and pubs are only some of the hottest amenities
Can you claim a survivor’s benefit from Social Security after you have already claimed your own benefit?
Our expert weighs in on how it works, and how much you can expect to receive
Loss of financial savvy can be a sign of Alzheimer’s — and a come-on to scammers
As people's financial skills become weaker, they become more vulnerable to con artists
Dating scams aimed at older Americans are skyrocketing
Romance scams cost people more than any other type of consumer fraud in 2018
Can you collect your own Social Security benefits if you claim your ex-spouse’s?
It's an all-too common question, with a less-than-simple answer
Could your ex still have a say in your finances?
Despite a divorce and without an updated will, you ex spouse could make some important decisions on your behalf
Retired at 62: How an active, nature-loving grandparent spends a week of her time and money
In our initial Retirement Journal, Debbie walks us through a week of her life
Planning not to retire is the new retirement plan
A gold watch may not be in your future — but thinking strategically can give you control of your late-phase career
How to create a hacker-proof password you’ll actually remember
Using the wrong passwords can leave your data more vulnerable than you realize
The simple tip to help you earn five times more on your savings
Or in many cases way, way more—even 40 times more. Really. But to enjoy such high returns, you have to play it right. Here’s how
Do I have to wait for my ex to file for Social Security to get my benefits?
When you can collect depends on a few key points
Talking to your kids about your finances today can save heartache in the long run
You probably haven't talked to your grown kids about where you bank, how much you've saved, and other key details. You should.
IRS raises HSA contribution limits for 2020
The increases can free up more pre-tax money for medical costs — which you can save for retirement
Bipartisan bill aims to keep an eye on retirement plans
A federal commission would look for gaps in the retirement safety net
The shocking amount you will save when your kids move out
Once the children are out the house, you have a rare chance to bolster your own financial future.
Older Americans’ credit scores were hit the hardest by 2008 recession
The average credit score for Americans 72 and older has dropped 40 points