News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement – MarketWatch

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Where’s the best place to retire? You’ll have to do a little work to figure it out: Interested in moving in retirement? That’s fine, but make sure you take these factors into consideration first. 

Secondhand clothing, no car, chopping wood to heat my home: Why the FIRE movement is too frugal for me: In order to achieve financial independence, some people feel they need to cut nearly all discretionary spending — but that’s not attractive to everyone. 

These myths about Social Security are drawing attention from what’s really going on: Yes, Congress has to work out some issues regarding the program, but know the difference between fact and fiction first. 

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Public pensions lose on hedge funds — again 

No license, no problem — check out these options for seniors who no longer drive 

I want to move to a walkable, historic, four-season town and have a budget of $30,000 a year — where should I retire? 

Worried about inflation? How to position your retirement accounts 

5 questions to ask before hiring a 401(k) adviser 

I’m 40, and a single, military dad of 2; I have rental income, $100K in retirement savings and expect at least $3K a month in retirement — what am I missing? 

FDA approved the first major Alzheimer’s treatment in 18 years — what that means for your loved ones fighting the disease

Only ‘greedy’ drug companies will cure Alzheimer’s 

More in retirement news:

Brits are facing a ‘retirement crisis’: Here’s how to avoid money meltdown (Yahoo! News)

When retirement is final but payments are interim (FEDweek)

Multiple delays in retirement benefits leaves Tulsa family scrambling (KJRH)

Anne Schuchat of CDC: My retirement message for Americans (The New York Times)

‘It just brigs back a lot of old memories.’ Franklin retirement home hosts senior prom (CBS Boston)

Road to retirement: Be aware of five big challenges to retiring early (The Denver Post)

Research and Insight:

Reviewing retirement plan committee designs and practices (SHRM

Private equity and hedge fund firms invested pension cash for retired Ohio teachers. Here’s what happened (NBC News)

Trouble sleeping? Cognitive impairment more likely later in life (University of Michigan)

Americans adopting new financial behaviors faster than ever: Study (ThinkAdvisor

Here’s why people don’t save enough (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College

To share with your family, friends and clients:

A big step toward beating Alzheimer’s — but the battle is far from over 

‘I can’t picture my retirement’ — Ellen Burstyn on making movies at 88 

What if your spouse or partner needs to move to assisted living, but you don’t? 

Should you return to the office? Do you have a choice? Here are some questions to ask to help you decide 

Workers are retiring in droves, but it’s not always something to celebrate 

Hearing aids are about to become way cooler — new lower-cost devices could shake up the industry 

The best way to have plenty of money in retirement 

Will millennials be ready for retirement?