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Just 5% of retirees say personal savings is their primary income source.

Millennials know their retirement won’t look like mom and dad’s, and they’re already planning ahead

A new Wells Fargo survey found that 86% of US retirees live primarily on income from Social Security or a pension. It'll be different for millennials.

A new study shows that 92% of Americans don’t understand fixed-income investing — the cornerstone of retirement planning

For the record, fixed-income investing is buying corporate or government bonds that pay periodic interest payments until maturity, according to BNY.
Older Americans are carving out their own corner of the gig economy.

Most freelancers are millennials, but retirees are quickly catching up

In general, a shift away from pension plans and greater longevity are driving more old-age Americans to continue working beyond retirement age.
A 403(b) retirement plan is a tax-advantaged account for some nonprofit and public-sector workers.

If you work for a nonprofit, church, or public school, a 403(b) plan is a great way to save for retirement

What is a 403(b) retirement plan? It's a way for employees of public schools, churches, and other tax-exempt organizations to save for retirement.
Healthcare may be one of the biggest costs retirees face.

An easily overlooked investment account can give retirement savings a huge boost — if it’s used the right way

A health savings account (HSA) can help you build up a cash cushion to pay for health expenses in retirement not covered by traditional Medicare.
Health insurance can be tricky to navigate.

How to retire with health insurance if you’re too young for Medicare

If you're still willing to work part time in early retirement, it may be worth considering a side gig just for the health insurance benefits.
Employees over 50 can contribute a lot more to their 401(k) plan than younger employees.

3 ways your office 401(k) gives you more money than you realize

About 55 million Americans save for retirement in a 401(k). Automatic salary deferrals can drastically reduce an employee's taxable income.
Many Gen Xers who expect to retire before age 75 are behind on their retirement savings.

A wealth manager says Gen Xers should focus on a 2-part strategy to retire on time

Wealth manager Megan Gorman recommends Gen Xers who are falling behind save in a retirement plan and contribute to a health savings account.
Retirees often need to cover dental services on their own.

4 healthcare costs in retirement no one warns you about

Healthcare in retirement can be overwhelming. A few big out-of-pocket costs include vision, hearing, dental services, and prescriptions.