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Retirement Weekly

Feb. 26, 2021, 2:00 p.m. EST

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

Retirement news and analysis

By Alessandra Malito, MarketWatch

From MarketWatch:

I’m a 74-year-old widower in a five-bedroom house just making monthly payments and no retirement nest egg — should I sell or rent out my home?: Choosing where to live is a very personal decision, but there are some financial considerations retirees should make first.

Have you read your Social Security statement? Here’s how: Knowing what the Social Security Administration has listed about your career history is crucial.

Busting 8 myths about dementia: There are so many aspects of this disease experts still don’t know, but here’s what we do know — and what some misconceptions are.

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This investment mix beats the S&P 500 — by a mile

We want to retire in ‘an area like the Berkshires, but warmer’ — where should we go?

Would you want your parents to live in a nursing home owned by private equity?

I want to scale back in an affordable ‘up-and-coming’ town out West where I could retire — where should I go?

Start planning now: 4 tips for booking the vacation of your life

Higher interest rates could mean more cash for seniors

Is COVID-19 a preview of what retirement will be like?

More in retirement news:

‘Devastating’: Harry Potter fans react to Emma Watson retirement rumours ( The Independent )

How the CARES Act changed retirement plan distribution rules ( Forbes )

Woman built a tiny home to save for retirement and now owns a village ( Insider )

U.S. Retirement crisis hits Black Americans hard ( The Wall Street Journal )

Daft Punk announces retirement in new video ( NBC News )

Research and Insight:

How to save enough money for retirement ( Fox Business )

The best states for retirement in 2021 ( The New York Times )

Cash flexibility in retirement: Pros and cons of the TSP ( Federal News Network )

Want more tax-free retirement income? One man’s whole life decision ( Kiplinger )

4 Strategies to minimize your RMDs ( Forbes )

To share with your family, friends and clients:

Why driverless cars are paradise on wheels for some

Few 401(k) participants changed portfolio allocation when market tanked

How the COVID-19 crisis is hitting men and women’s retirements

Are annuities so bad? Why they are the right thing — for some investors

You’re a happy couple, but you argue constantly about what constitutes COVID-safe behavior

How real Americans are living the ‘Nomadland’ life

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