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Image portraying How this senior found his passion volunteering in retirement

How this senior found his passion volunteering in retirement

Bill Warren worked and saved so he could devote his retirement to watching over his community.

6 minute read

Image portraying Your retirement age: What’s the best time to stop working?

Your retirement age: What’s the best time to stop working?

Have you ever wondered why age 65 is considered the “normal retirement age”? What if you plan to retire earlier—or later? Here’s how to time it just right.

4 minute read

Image portraying This couple dreamed of retiring at sea. See how taking a few risks and delaying retirement made it happen.

This couple dreamed of retiring at sea. See how taking a few risks and delaying retirement made it happen.

The Dipperys followed a common retirement path when they downsized their Seattle home. They just happened to end up on a 60-foot boat called the Copacetic.

5 minute read

Image portraying How one man's simple money habits allowed him to retire early

How one man's simple money habits allowed him to retire early

Mark Timmerman's early retirement is teaching high school students the simple money habits that saved his family from ruin.

7 minute read

Image portraying Need to work in retirement? This couple does it. And from their view, they’re sitting on top of the world.

Need to work in retirement? This couple does it. And from their view, they’re sitting on top of the world.

The Pressleys achieved retirement through hard work and a mix of savings and investments. But they’re also part of the fastest growing group in the labor force: those working in retirement.

7 minute read

Image portraying Am I ready to retire? Is my partner?

Am I ready to retire? Is my partner?

Start your retirement planning by using this quiz to compare what you and your partner want from your post-work years.

3 minute read

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