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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

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Why a side hustle really pays off after age 50

Members of the over-50 crowd are less likely than millennials to go after extra work on the side. That’s too bad.

see more in Side Hustles

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

see more in Fitness & Nutrition

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

Money

When to claim Social Security: a definitive guide

Experts urge you to delay until you're 70. Most people start collecting at 62 or 63. What's best for you? Here’s how to know

Pursuits

Ten top glamping getaways: camping with the comforts of a luxury vacation

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

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

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Health & Wellness

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"

see more in Health Insurance

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

see more in Fitness & Nutrition

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

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

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

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"

Family & Home

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

see more in Love & Marriage

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

What your adult children really need to know about your money

You probably haven't talked to your grown kids about where you bank, how much you've saved, and other key details. Here's why it's urgent

Money

When to claim Social Security: a definitive guide

Experts urge you to delay until you're 70. Most people start collecting at 62 or 63. What's best for you? Here’s how to know

see more in Retirement Planning

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

When life insurance can still be a smart purchase after 50

Whether it's to leave money for your heirs or to pay off debts, buying life insurance later in life can make a difference

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Retirement planning, healthcare, relationships, caregiving, smart spending, and more

Work

Yes, you can still get promoted at age 60

Age discrimination is a thing, for sure, but that doesn’t mean you can’t move up at your job late in your career.

see more in Workplace

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.

see more in Second Careers

Why a side hustle really pays off after age 50

Members of the over-50 crowd are less likely than millennials to go after extra work on the side. That’s too bad.

Pursuits

Dressing your age is an outdated idea, says this top fashion editor. Do this instead

Good riddance to those four-inch stilettos. Here are seven style secrets that will help you look your best at every age

see more in Fashion & Beauty

Ten top glamping getaways: camping with the comforts of a luxury vacation

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

see more in Travel

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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