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A new study's findings, and what could get more money in retirees' pockets
It's not all your fault that you don't have enough saved
What the 2.8 percent bump will really mean for retired Americans
Take these 5 actions, says CBS business analyst and author Jill Schlesinger
Is it time to change the program's cost-of-living adjustment formula?
Why a Next Avenue money blogger was surprised by a new study's findings
Grading his policies on experienced workers, retirement security and health care
Their plans on Social Security, health costs, caregiving and more
Advice from 'Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement'
The 'Downhill From Here' author's report on a poverty-stricken Louisiana town
Sorting out the rules for divorced, spousal and widow's benefits
Tips for retirement planning dilemmas when spouses quit work at very different ages
Forecasts from a noted think tank say Social Security reform is key
Why the system is so complex and how to make the right decisions
Surprising new studies on when, why and how Americans retire
There are three reasons, this expert says, and two are unwise
Sometimes patients are sent home much earlier than a family expects
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