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5 Things To Do The Minute You Retire

1. Find another job. You did it! You retired! You would like nothing more than to relax, plan a trip, take a nap. The beginning of retirement means the beginning of living off what you have accumulated, right? Not so fast. We are living longer, living healthier and living in a retirement culture that puts us out to ...

3 Smart Ways to Save Money in Retirement

According to the Social Security Administration, the median annual household income for married couples over 65 was $50,772 in 2013. However, the U.S. Census Bureau reported recently that the median annual income for those between 55 and 64 was over $57,000. That's good for a nearly 12% reduction in income. If you're already in that boat, ...