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5 American Cities Where You Can Retire On Just Social Security

Retired couple finding cities to retire in on social security
If Social Security is your primary post-retirement income, it may be time to move. Maybe to one of these five low-cost U.S. cities.

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How Longevity Insurance Can Keep You From Outliving Your Money

People are living longer than ever. Longevity insurance promises you won't outlive your retirement savings.

What You Need to Semi-Retire Abroad Right Now

If you'd like to pack your bags and head overseas for a semiretirement, here's what you need first.

8 Critical 401(k) Questions You Need to Ask Your Employer

You know you should be using your work-sponsored 401(k) plan, but to really make the most of it, you need to ask a few questions.

How to Plan for a Forced Early Retirement

Eighteen percent of Americans are forced to retire early. Are you prepared for an early retirement?

How Divorce Can Impact Your Social Security Payments

Divorce impacts many aspects of your life — even your Social Security benefits.

7 Smart Reasons to Retire Abroad

If you're on the fence about where to enjoy your life after work, one of these great reasons to retire abroad may be all the push you need.

8 Signs You're Making All the Right Moves for Retirement

It's hard to know if you're saving enough for a comfy retirement. Look for these indicators that you're on the right track.

4 Creative Remote Jobs That Can Supplement Your Retirement Income

In this day and age, you can find plenty of job options that allow you to work from anywhere during retirement.

5 Retirement Struggles Nobody Talks About — And How to Beat Them

Retirement is tough on our money. But with proper planning, many money struggles won't come as a surprise.

7 Roadblocks to Retirement (And How to Clear Them)

Looking forward to the day when you can stop working and start living the easy life? If you're not careful with your money, that day may never come.

6 Ways Meeting the 2018 401(k) Contribution Limits Will Brighten Your Future

Want to start 2018 off on the right financial foot? Start hitting the new 401(k) contribution limit.

Here's How Far $1 Million Will Actually Go in Retirement

Many people hope to save a cool million for their retirement. But depending on where you live, $1 million may not be nearly enough.

5 Details You Shouldn't Neglect When Retiring Overseas

Don't risk your dream retirement overseas with poor planning, make sure these five details are covered.

How to Find Your New Identity After Retirement

Your job is part of who you are. What happens when you leave it?

4 Affordable Retirement Spots With World-Class Health Care

World-class health care doesn’t need to cost the an arm and a leg. These four affordable countries offer top quality facilities for retirees at a fraction of North American prices.

13 Financial Steps to Take Before Retiring Abroad

A retirement overseas can be a wonderful way to live out your golden years. But before you take off for your next chapter, make these money moves first.

6 Ways to Make a Snowbird Retirement Affordable

So you want to pack your bags and spend the cold winter months of your retirement somewhere warm? Here's how to do it on a budget.

How to Revive an Old Retirement Fund

If you've been neglecting your nest egg, it's time to bring it back from the dead.

How to Protect Your Retirement Account From a Hack

You know your bank account and credit card can get hacked. But are you forgetting to monitor your hard-earned retirement savings?

4 Ways to Protect Your Retirement From Inflation

It's not just enough to save for retirement; you need to make sure your money is inflation proof, too.