Six Secrets to a Successful Retirement

Retirement (n): removal or withdrawal from service, office, or business; withdrawal into privacy or seclusion   WRONG! With apologies to Webster's Dictionary, this is no longer your father's (or mother's) retirement. Today's retirees, and those...

How Much Money Do You Need to Retire?

In a way, this is a trick question. One rule of thumb says you need only 60 to 80 percent of your current income to retire, since it costs money to make money — workers pay for transportation, a work wardrobe and meals, plus they pay Social Security taxes and...