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How Couples Screw Up Retirement Planning

In theater, a play for two actors is known as a two-hander. Well, for couples, retirement planning should be a two-hander, too. Turns out, according to a new NerdWallet survey, one hand doesn’t know what the other is doing. NerdWallet and Harris Poll interviewed more than 1,800 Americans in a relationship — ones who are either ...

3 Key Choices Couples Face About Retirement Benefits

35442432 - senior woman kissing on mans cheek A few critical decisions about retirement benefits can help couples make their money last -- or dramatically increase the chances the survivor will end up old and broke. Widowed women are twice as likely as their male counterparts to live in poverty during retirement, according to a March ...

A Couple’s Guide to Retirement Planning

Dreaming about retirement with your significant other can be a thoroughly enjoyable experience.  Planning for said retirement, however, can be less of a pleasure. That may be why only about one in five couples has developed a detailed retirement income plan, according to a recent Fidelity survey. Still, planners say that tackling your retirement plans as ...