Do You Need to Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire? Many near-retirees pay extra on the mortgage each month, avidly working toward having it paid off by retirement. Is this necessary to have a secure retirement? MarketWatch, June 21.
A Costly 'Gray Divorce' Can Upend Your Retirement Plans: Among U.S. adults ages 50 and up, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s. CNBC, June 21.
How Much Investing Risk Should You Take In Retirement? Once we retire the goal for most of us is no longer to grow our nest egg as much as we can. Rather, it's to ensure that the savings we've accumulated will be able to provide us with income throughout a retirement that can last 30 or more years. Real Deal Retirement, June 20.
A Midyear Retirement Savings Checkup: Make sure you are getting all the tax breaks and employer contributions you qualify for. US News and World Report, June 19.
7 Steps to Retire in Your 50s: A frugal lifestyle and a serious commitment to saving could allow you to retire early. US News and World Report, June 19.