How Do You Feel When You Hear the Word “Retirement”?

white and one brown smile eggs in tray horizontalRelaxed?  Nope. Our informal survey reveals that for many the answer is “old”!

Judging by the advertising produced by financial services firms (including our own), you could get the impression that retirement involves life on a golf course or beach, perpetually tanned, relaxed and secure. But when we asked people how they really feel about retirement, we got a much more complex and nuanced picture.

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Infographic – Women Have Big Plans for Retirement

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Earlier in November, we looked at how women tend to be more optimistic about retirement than men. One of the reasons could be that they have big plans for all that new free time coming their way.

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Top Social Security Questions Answered in Feature with USA TODAY

USA-TodayFinancial Engines’ CIO, Christopher Jones recently sat down with USA TODAY to talk about the cost of living increase for Social Security, what it means, and what you can do to make it work for you.

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Thanksgiving Money Quiz – Are You Ready to Be Thankful?

Rustic table settingAs we get ready to take a short break and enjoy one of America’s most uncomplicated holidays, we thought it might be a good time to offer you a little “Thanksgiving” money test. Before you start eating, watching football and comparing Black Friday sale sheets, take our money quiz and find out

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