Journal Reports: Retirement
When it comes to the pandemic, people in their 40s, 60s and 80s speak different languages. And it’s making communication even more difficult than usual
April 20, 2020
The need to be ahead of the wave plagued both my professional and personal life, especially when it came to technology. What a relief it is now not to care.
Among other things, beneficiaries can be blocked from accessing accounts and credit-card points and frequent-flier miles may be lost.
Two scientists debate just how long the typical human lifespan has become.
One-third of Americans over 40 suffer from it, but many people wait years to seek care, if they seek it at all.
After 33 years in a big accounting firm, Ambrose Jones adjusted to life as a professor.
Too often such transfers of control are mishandled due to miscommunication, poor planning and reluctance to let go.
Should you really do nothing with your 401(k)? Not necessarily.
They moved from Pittsburgh to Italy. Then to Penang. Then to Kuala Lumpur. And then they found home.
I no longer panic at the minor lapses. Instead, I see them as opportunities.
University-based retirement communities allow residents to become immersed in campus life—for a pretty high price.
You can keep it where it is, roll it over into a new 401(k), roll it into an IRA or cash it out. Here’s how to decide.
Three people—a former lawyer, director of communications and secretary—who work at the stadiums of their hometown teams. And love it.
Afraid of being rejected by younger managers and colleagues, they hide things that might reveal their true age.
Instead of slashing holdings, experts advise more surgical moves, such as checking P/Es and tilting toward dividends.
With the right diagnosis and treatment, high blood pressure can usually be easily managed. Covid-19 has made this more crucial than ever.
Also: Answering readers’ questions on Medigap coverage and Social Security benefits.
There are no instant, miracle cures. But recent studies suggest we have more control over our cognitive health than we might think. It just takes some effort.
Men talk about ‘hobbies’ and ‘travel.’ For women, it’s about ‘calm’ and ‘time.’
Janet Karr, 72 years old, used to be a phys-ed teacher. Now she competes in national championships.