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  • 5 Ways to Maximize Your Retirement Savings

    Whether you’re just starting to save for retirement or approaching retirement and trying to double down on some last-minute strategies, you can always do something to tuck more money away. Here’s a look at five tips to help you save as much as possible for retirement.

    5 Ways to Maximize Your Retirement Savings
  • 2024 IRA Contribution and Income Limits

    Created in 1974, IRA accounts were created to allow Americans to save for retirement. To help you plan your 2021 IRA contributions, we compiled the necessary contribution guidelines.

    2024 IRA Contribution and Income Limits
  • More Changes Coming That Will Boost Retirement Savings for 22 Million Workers. Here’s What’s Next for the SECURE 2.0 Act

    The SECURE 2.0 Act builds on legislation signed into law in 2019. The act overhauls how Americans can create long-term retirement savings plans. Here’s how the gradual rollout of changes will impact your finances.

  • 8 Ways to Invest In Gold

    Investing in gold can help maintain the value of your investment portfolio as a hedge against economic pressures like inflation or economic uncertainty. Luckily, there are many ways one can invest in gold with varying levels of complexity. Whatever method you choose to invest in gold, consult a tax professional or a financial advisor to…

    8 Ways to Invest In Gold
  • The Best Cities To Retire in 2024

    Finding the best city for retirement requires research and thoroughly weighing your personal and financial priorities. Here are the best cities to retire, based on an evaluation of 12 data points and feedback from more than 1,000 Retirement Living survey respondents.

    Best Cities to Retire 2024
  • Best and Worst States for Retirement in 2024

    So many decisions factor into finding the best places to retire. Gathering the most critical data from all states and then analyzing the numbers takes days to accomplish. So, we surveyed 1,000+ individuals across the U.S. and analyzed 13 points of government data to find the best and worst states for retirement.

    Best and Worst States for Retirement 2024
  • The Top 10 Most Tax-Friendly States For Retirement

    When considering where to retire, you might want to know where you can get the most for your money. Check out these top 10 tax-friendly states before making a decision.

    10 Most Tax Friendly States for Retirement
  • How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

    While there’s hardly a definitive answer to how much money you’ll need to retire comfortably, this article attaches some hard estimates to the savings rules most commonly touted by experts.

    How much money do i need to retire
  • The Future of Senior Care May Be AI

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly developing, with scores of new AI products, software, and tools used to simplify daily tasks. We surveyed 1,000 Americans over 55 regarding their thoughts on AI, current AI usage, and interest in hypothetical AI senior care apps.

    Aging with AI
  • The Loudest Cities in America

    Are all cities teeming with noise, or can you find some quieter metropolitan streets for retirement living? To answer this question we analyzed noise level data from cities across the U.S. and surveyed 1,005 city residents. Explore our findings to determine America’s loudest and quietest cities.

    Loudest Cities in America
  • Americans Turn to Precious Metals To Protect Their Portfolios From Inflation

    To better understand American investment habits in the current economy, we analyzed search volume data and surveyed over 1,000 Americans to learn where they trust their money.

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  • Medicare Advantage Satisfaction Index

    Healthcare is one of the biggest expenses for seniors. Does Medicare Advantage help beneficiaries afford better coverage? We surveyed 351 beneficiaries about their plans, including premiums, customer service, and provider networks. We also gathered satisfaction rates for various plans and explored potential disadvantages to help you find the right coverage.

    Medicare Advantage Satisfaction Index
  • 9 Tips For Financial Stability In Retirement

    We talked with a retirement planner to uncover nine strategies for ensuring a more financially stable retirement. Here are the steps you should take right now to prepare.

  • The Top Retirement Vacations

    If you’re like most retirees, travel is at the top of your retirement bucket list. With so many incredible destinations beckoning your attention, it can be difficult to choose where to go next. There is also much to consider when planning a trip, from flight costs to accommodations to activity options.

    Top Retirement Vacations
  • 10 To Do’s While Living on Social Security

    If you’re retired and living on social security, you want to enjoy your retirement without fear of running out of money. With the right plans in place, retirees can live on a fixed income and avoid losing sleep at night over financial concerns. We created a list of 10 things to do while living on…

    Living on Social Security
  • Senior Dating Scams to Avoid

    It can be exciting to sign up for an online dating service for the first time. You’ll build a great profile, pour over your potential matches, and tentatively start to talk online with some of the most promising ones. While most people on these services are there to find a potential date, online dating scams…

    Senior Dating Scams to Avoid
  • Hidden Costs of Aging in Place

    Most people tend to focus on home remodeling when it comes to aging in place. But what about the lesser-known costs? Here are the hidden costs of aging in place.

  • Home Health Care and Aging in Place

    If you don’t need full-time care, home health care is a great way to help you age in place. Read about the benefits of home health care.

  • Is Your Home “Aging-Ready:” Aging in Place Checklist

    Staying in their current home and community is a big goal for most people as they age. Make sure your home is ready with this aging in place remodeling checklist.

  • 6 Services to Make Aging in Place Easier

    From ride-share apps to meal delivery, there are plenty of services that can make aging in place a lot easier. Check out these seven best services to make life a little easier as you age.

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