Though your Social Security benefits are determined based on what you earned during your career, the age at which you first claim them can affect your ultimate payout. In fact, eligible recipients actually get an eight-year window to file for benefits that begins at age 62 and … [Read more...] about Should You File for Social Security at Full Retirement Age?
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You work hard to save for retirement, stashing away as much as you can and diligently staying on track to meet your goals. As hard as you try, though, there's still one thing that may be standing between you and a comfortable retirement: debt. Two-thirds of Americans aged 65 to … [Read more...] about How Your Debt Could Sabotage Your Retirement Plan
Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many people spend 40 hours a week for 40 or 50 years trading their time for this thing we call money. The great news is that there's a corollary to that fact: If people are willing to give you money for … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can
WILMINGTON, Mass. (AP) - For 35 years, reporting to the Fire Department has been an incredible experience for Fire Chief Rick McClellan. But come Jan. 12, McClellan will be stepping away to enjoy retirement.McClellan, now 60, remembers the date he began in the department - Oct. … [Read more...] about Fire chief looks to retirement after 35 years in service
NORMAN, Okla. — Boredom has not been a problem. Well, check that. Every so often, when he has awakened with nothing to do and all day to do it, he has been at a loss. But there’s a cure.“I’ll go to the golf course,” says Bob Stoops, recent retiree, … [Read more...] about Bob Stoops, still invested with Oklahoma, enjoying retirement as he sorts out next step