Next Avenue - Money & Security - Most Recent An RSS feed of the Money & Security channel for Next Avenue. en What to Do When the Stock Market Crashes The answer, says this expert, depends on whether you're 10 or more years from retirement or not. William Cowie Thinkstock July 23, 2014, 8:35 am 5 Must-Know Retirement Savings Concepts Understanding these five concepts will help you grow your retirement investments. Robert Powell Thinkstock July 22, 2014, 4:02 pm Help for Older Americans With Money Struggles The free EconomicCheckUp site, from the National Council on Aging, has saved users thousands of dollars. From July 22, 2014, 8:39 am Why Boomers Are a Boon to the U.S. Economy Lincoln Caplan says the widely-used "dependency ratio" is inaccurate and that other measures are better gauges of demographics and aging in America. Lincoln Caplan Thinkstock July 22, 2014, 8:37 am Medicare Eases Rule for Hospice Patients Medicare just changed its rules in a way that will let hospice patients get coverage for some medications more quickly and efficiently. Bob Rosenblatt Thinkstock July 21, 2014, 8:37 am How to Filter the Financial Noise in Retirement Financial adviser Ron Kelemen, author of The Confident Retirement Journey, offers 10 ways to avoid making bad investing moves due to what you hear and read in the media. Ron Kelemen Thinkstock July 21, 2014, 8:32 am Sizing Up a Continuing Care Retirement Community How to find a fun and financially sound continuing care retirement community. July 18, 2014, 11:13 am Best and Worst Customer Service in America Here are the results of the Temkin customer-service rankings along with four tips on how to get better treatment. Caroline Mayer Thinkstock July 18, 2014, 9:51 am 2 New Reverse Mortgage Rules for Couples The new HUD rules will prevent some spouses whose names aren't on the loans from facing foreclosure but couples could now see smaller loan proceeds, too. Thinkstock July 17, 2014, 8:30 am 3 Essential Tips to Switch to a Second Career This nurse started a yoga studio in her 50s and has three tips for midlife entrepreneur wannabes. Chris Farrell Photo courtesy Liz Campbell Former nurse, now yoga studio owner Liz Campbell July 16, 2014, 8:36 am Why New Zealand's Retirement System Works So Well Its KiwiSaver program has drawn more than three times as many people as expected and has some features worth emulating. Richard Harris Thinkstock July 16, 2014, 8:33 am How to Invest Like a Rich Person The divide between rich and poor investors is deep and has a lot to do with whether you're an optimist or a pessimist. Here's how to invest like an optimistic rich investor. Paul Merriman Thinkstock July 16, 2014, 8:30 am Women and Money Management: A Sad Story The new Prudential survey about women and money made personal-finance writer Kerry Hannon want to bang her head on her desk. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock July 15, 2014, 9:23 am The 10 Best Urban Places to Retire in America This survey rated the 75 biggest cities on the presence of retirees, affordability, weather and walkability. Sreekar Jasthi Thinkstock July 15, 2014, 9:22 am As Savers, the Boomers' Kids Are All Right A Transamerica survey says Millennials have started saving for retirement early and well. The catch is: they need to have jobs with 401(k) plans. iStock July 14, 2014, 8:55 am The 4 Biggest 401(k) Mistakes People Make These goofs can mean the difference between having a great retirement and a financially-shaky one. Wayne Connors Thinkstock July 10, 2014, 7:57 am Why Single Women Should Relocate to Mexico Kerry Baker is in the process of doing it and says Mexico is a great, affordable place to plan your next act. Kerry Baker Photo courtesy Kerry Baker The view from Kerry Baker's Mexican apartment July 10, 2014, 7:52 am 27 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money Most of these money-saving tactics don’t hurt a bit. Some might even make you healthier. Donna Freedman July 9, 2014, 10:07 pm 5 Steps to Combat and Prevent Elder Abuse A new federal report offers recommendations to curb this massive problem affecting 5 million Americans per year. Thinkstock July 9, 2014, 2:41 pm The New Generation Gap Is All About Money A new Fidelity Investments survey finds many parents aren't talking about their finances and futures with their grown kids, leading to confusion and different expectations. Thinkstock July 8, 2014, 1:56 pm 4 Ways to Keep Your Parents (And You) Safe The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has a new focus on people 65 and older and here are ways to prevent home accidents where they're at particular risk. Caroline Mayer Thinkstock July 6, 2014, 10:17 pm The 2 Keys to a Successful Midlife Career Transition If you start talking to people with jobs you might like and begin living frugally, you'll make the transition easier and more enjoyable. Chris Farrell Thinkstock July 3, 2014, 9:07 am New Rules to Help Avoid Outliving Your Money The Treasury Department's rules could make employers more willing to offer employees with 401(k) plans longevity annuities, sometimes called longevity insurance or deferred-income annuities. Thinkstock July 2, 2014, 10:07 am The Big Money Mistake Divorcing Women Make Here are six tips to get the retirement plan funds you deserve in a settlement. Kerry Hannon Thinkstock June 30, 2014, 9:15 am 4 Ways to Jumpstart Your Retirement Savings Struggling to catch up? Here’s how to get your retirement nest egg back on track. Elizabeth O'Brien Thinkstock June 27, 2014, 4:02 pm