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Retirement

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  • Calculating your estimated quarterly taxes

    Dear Liz: I recently retired and started my own consulting business, which is doing very well. My question is on taxes. I have been told that I must pay quarterly taxes, but I have no idea if I will make $10 this month or $10,000. How do I estimate my income if I have no idea? Can I just wait till the end of the year and figure it out then?
  • Sears to cut retirees' $37 monthly health care subsidy

    About 14,000 Sears retirees will lose a monthly health insurance subsidy as the languishing department store titan looks for ways to shave costs. Hoffman Estates-based Sears Holdings Corp. plans to send letters Friday to the 14,000 Sears, Roebuck & Co....

    50 most common questions about money and life after 50

    At least a decade ago, someone, somewhere declared, "50 is the new 30!" This rallying cry of baby boomers the last of whom are turning 50 as I type offers feel-good fuel for the midlife soul, except when we're talking about finances. A 50-year-old with a...

    36% of adults lack retirement savings, including many 65 or older

    More than a third of American adults have no retirement savings, and 14% of those ages 65 and older also haven’t put money away yet, according to a new study. The low savings rate for people at or approaching retirement age is alarming, said Greg...

    401(k) funds studied for far less time than car purchases, survey says

    401(k) funds studied for far less time than car purchases, survey says
    Americans know that 401(k) retirement plans are important, but they spend only a moderate time researching investments and are often confused about how to pick the best funds, according to a new survey. Nearly nine in 10 workers view 401(k) plans as...