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The best thing to do with an old retirement plan may be nothing at all

Financial advisors will be gunning to manage your IRA after you leave your job. But a rollover is not your only option

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How to bridge the gap between a health plan at work and Medicare

Younger than 65 but not insured through a job? Here's how to find quality coverage at a price you can afford

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Saying “I do” again? Make sure your kids don’t get screwed financially

Love may be better the second time around but, if you have children from a prior marriage, the money stuff can get messy

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Girls trip, boomer edition: The allure of an annual getaway with friends

On a wild weekend once a year, the writer renews her bonds with high school pals and gives new meaning to the phrase, "high style"

see more in Relationships
Work

Here are the best answers to ageist job interview questions

When you’re face-to-face with a younger hiring manager, make your age a selling point, not a strike against you

Pursuits

Power pedaling: the best new way to ride a bike

Long popular in Europe, electric bikes are catching on in America. Here's what you need to know

Money

The best thing to do with an old retirement plan may be nothing at all

Financial advisors will be gunning to manage your IRA after you leave your job. But a rollover is not your only option

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Health & Wellness

How to bridge the gap between a health plan at work and Medicare

Younger than 65 but not insured through a job? Here's how to find quality coverage at a price you can afford

see more in Health Insurance

Counting on Medicare when you travel overseas can be a risky move

Don’t assume your health insurance will cover a medical emergency while you’re abroad

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Five ways to beat feeling lonely—and improve your health

Feeling socially isolated can raise your risk of heart disease, stroke, and other ailments, new research shows. Try this antidote

Getting too much sleep can actually be bad for you

You may be well rested, but research shows you could be at a higher risk of dementia or dying early

Medicare Advantage is expanding benefits. Don’t applaud just yet

Under new government rules, these plans could start paying for rides to the doctor, home health aides, and other services. Emphasis on "could"

This novel Japanese weight lifting system might actually get you to work out more

No, it's not a robot that lifts for you. But this method for lightening the load could make reps more bearable

How to bridge the gap between a health plan at work and Medicare

Younger than 65 but not insured through a job? Here's how to find quality coverage at a price you can afford

Family & Home

How to keep peace with your siblings when caring for Mom and Dad

Old rivalries and resentments can bubble up when aging parents need help. Here's how to ensure they won't pull your family apart

see more in Caregiving

The right way to help your grandchildren with college

The wrong way could inadvertently hurt your grandchild's prospects for financial aid—or earn lousy returns

see more in Children & Grandkids

Girls trip, boomer edition: The allure of an annual getaway with friends

On a wild weekend once a year, the writer renews her bonds with high school pals and gives new meaning to the phrase, "high style"

Money

These are the top credit cards for people in their 50s and 60s

If you haven’t changed your preferred plastic in a while, chances are you’re missing out on valuable rewards

see more in Smart Spending

How your empty nest can plump up your retirement nest egg

Once the children are out the house, you have a rare chance to bolster your own financial future.

see more in Saving & Investing

The best thing to do with an old retirement plan may be nothing at all

Financial advisors will be gunning to manage your IRA after you leave your job. But a rollover is not your only option

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Work

You’re probably counting on working longer to bail out your retirement. Don’t

Sure, holding on to your job past 65 gives you a financial boost. But staying employed that long is no easy feat.

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Here are the best answers to ageist job interview questions

When you’re face-to-face with a younger hiring manager, make your age a selling point, not a strike against you

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Going back to the bottom of the ladder can kickstart your career

The intern of a certain age isn’t just a good premise for a De Niro movie. It’s the latest way older workers can break back into the job market.

Pursuits

Power pedaling: the best new way to ride a bike

Long popular in Europe, electric bikes are catching on in America. Here's what you need to know

see more in Sports & Games

Live like a local when you travel—and save a bundle

If you want to travel widely in retirement, a home exchange can make your vacation budget go a lot further

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How to go camping and still enjoy the comforts of a luxury vacation

Love the great outdoors but no longer a fan of roughing it? One of these 10 “glamping” getaways may be right for you

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