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What Is a Pension?

Less common than they once were, pensions are savings vehicles for retirement. Here's who gets one and how they work.

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What Is Medicare and How Does It Work?

With its maze of overlapping terms, learning about Medicare can be intimidating. This simple guide has the basics covered.

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Can You Rent Out a House With a Reverse Mortgage?

If you're looking for sources of cash flow in retirement, renting your home is often a good idea. But if you have a reverse mortgage, you'll have to live there too.

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How IRAs Work

Learn about the types of IRAs and how they work, so you can choose the right one for your situation and needs.

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Alternatives to a HELOC

A home equity line of credit is only one of many ways to access equity you've accrued in your home. Here is a list and explanation of other options.

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How Home Equity Can Help With Retirement

Many people overlook home equity as a source of funds for retirement. Learn about different vehicles for tapping into the equity in your home.

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Your Financial Wellness Checklist

Assessing and evaluating your financial wellness will help you make informed decisions about funding the kind of lifestyle you want in retirement.

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Applying for a Reverse Mortgage in 7 Steps

The process for getting any mortgage can be confusing. We break down getting a reverse mortgage into seven simple steps, starting with research.

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Understanding 401(k)s and Retirement

401(k)s are popular and useful retirement savings vehicles. Learn how they work and where they fit in to your retirement plan.

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What Inflation Means for Retirees

Inflation can be particularly burdensome on retirees who are living off a combination of their nest egg and fixed income sources. Here's what to look out for and how to hedge against it.