Common Concerns - I'm Dealing with...

Planning for retirement seems hard enough, but what if life throws you a curve ball? Divorce, widowhood, taking care of an elderly parent… how can you prepare for the unexpected? Find out how to deal with these and other life-changing events so your retirement plan doesn’t suffer.
Couples and Retirement Planning
Couples and Retirement Planning
When retirement is far away, it’s hard for couples to focus on it. But the sooner you start talking to your spouse or partner, the better. The two of you may not be on the same page in terms of what you want to do and how you want to spend your money.
 
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Divorce and My Financial Future
Divorce and My Financial Future
Divorce often comes with financial surprises. We offer suggestions on how to prepare yourself and what to fight for (or possibly let go), as well as ways to help make sure you have enough money for retirement.
 
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Getting Back on My Feet
Getting Back on My Feet
A newly widowed woman must deal with emotional and financial issues all at once. You should make some money moves right away — getting insurance payouts, for example, and employer-related benefits. But some decisions can definitely wait.
 
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Saving for College and Retirement
Saving for College and Retirement
You need to fund your kids’ college tuition and your own retirement at the same time. This article shows you what should come first (and why), smart ways to set aside money for college, and how to tell your kids if they’ll be footing their own tuition bills.
 
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Finding Help for the Sandwich Generation
Finding Help for the Sandwich Generation
Even if you’re squeezed by the competing financial needs of your aging parents and your children, you need to take care of your own financial health.
 
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Rolling Over My 401(k)
Rolling Over My 401(k)
You have a new job … and a nice sum of money in your 401(k) from your old one. What to do? There are a number of options. But experts say the best move may be to roll it over into an IRA, which will give you the greatest flexibility.