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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
A report says some over 70 will see health bills over $600,000
Is it time to change the program's cost-of-living adjustment formula?
Why the system is so complex and how to make the right decisions
Take these 5 actions, says CBS business analyst and author Jill Schlesinger
Grading his policies on experienced workers, retirement security and health care
The video tells her story: "Too old to retire and too young to die"
Advice from 'Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement'
Surprising new studies on when, why and how Americans retire
3 tips from NerdWallet to help you boost that income
The 'Downhill From Here' author's report on a poverty-stricken Louisiana town
Sorting out the rules for divorced, spousal and widow's benefits
Proposals to help widows, the oldest old and very low earners
There are three reasons, this expert says, and two are unwise
Tips for retirement planning dilemmas when spouses quit work at very different ages
This kind of fraud is alarming and it's growing
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