Personal Finance

Getting ready for retirement? Look before you leap

Richard Barrington

Deciding when to retire is one of the most important financial decisions you will ever make. See why you should take care not to retire too soon, and how to prepare financially for retirement.

Are you heading for a retirement bankruptcy?

Richard Barrington

Older Americans have been going bankrupt at increasingly faster rates in recent years. This checklist can help you adjust your retirement plan and budget plan to reduce the chances of filing bankruptcy in retirement.

7 ways retirees can profit from downsizing

Richard Barrington

Retirees may be reluctant to downsize, but it can help them preserve retirement assets and find a home better suited to their current lifestyle. Learn about the benefits of downsizing and when to make the decision.

Why you may owe the IRS for 2018 taxes

Richard Barrington

The tax cut gave many Americans more take home pay, but not all of them will get to keep it. See why under-withholding may mean more people owing the IRS next April -- and what you can do to prepare.

Have your finances improved since the financial crisis?

Richard Barrington

Despite nine years of economic expansion, many Americans are little better off than they were during the financial crisis. Use this checklist to help you learn how to manage your money better.

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