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10 Best and Worst Things to Do When Looking for a Place to Retire

By Lucy Mueller for GOBankingRates.com This year, some 4 million baby boomers will retire — meaning that every second, nine Americans punch out and start idly considering moving to Florida. Each year, about 55,000 do it. The 55-and-up population in Florida swells by 138 percent...
Posted On 10 Jun 2015

6 Common Financial Pitfalls

We all make mistakes, and through them, we learn. But when it comes to finances, it is best not to take the trial and error approach. Avoiding some of the following financial mistakes might save you a great deal Source
Posted On 10 Jun 2015

Big Differences in Nest Eggs

Have a retirement plan? Probably, but you’re hardly set. The type of plan you have figures big regarding income for your golden years, and here’s what to know. Employers typically offer two primary retirement account options defined contribution (DC) Source
Posted On 10 Jun 2015

31 Things to Know About Investing Your Money

By Andrew Lisa for GOBankingRates.com Investing is easy. Just watch “The Wolf of Wall Street.” All you do is get some buddies together, pool your money, buy low, sell high and then find a place big enough for your private jet and sports cars. Investing doesn’t work like that in...
Posted On 08 Jun 2015

A Costly Medicare Surprise Awaits Retirees

It’s bad enough spending three or more days in a hospital undergoing a barrage of medical tests and procedures. Brace yourself for even more pain at discharge if the hospital tells you that you were actually never admitted but Source
Posted On 08 Jun 2015

Why You Should Sign a Prenuptial Agreement

By Steve Branton The idea of a prenuptial agreement is distasteful for many couples, for understandable reasons: The last thing you want to think about when you’re in love is the possibility that it won’t last forever. But prenups make a lot of sense, if only to open up important...
Posted On 06 Jun 2015

7 Best Ways Retirees Can Boost Their Income

By Morgan Quinn for GOBankingRates.com Dreams of retirement usually conjure up images of beach vacations, time tinkering with hobbies and ample visits from friends and family. Unfortunately, for many people, those dreams do not turn into a reality. The traditional retirement of a...
Posted On 05 Jun 2015

Why More Investors are Feeling Optimistic About Retirement

Investors feel better about retirement now than they did as recently as a year ago and with good reason. In a recent survey , the portion of workers who felt “very confident” about having enough money Source
Posted On 05 Jun 2015

Best States for Retirement 2015

The very best place to retire for you might be on a beach…or in the mountains…or near family…or in the same house you’ve lived in for years. It’s a personal decision that no one else can make Source
Posted On 05 Jun 2015

Medicare Patients, Beware This Costly Surprise

It’s bad enough spending three or more days in a hospital undergoing a barrage of medical tests and procedures. Brace yourself for even more pain at discharge if the hospital tells you that you were actually never admitted but Source
Posted On 05 Jun 2015