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From MarketWatch:

‘Retirement? How?’ I’m 65, have $0 saved and am coming out of bankruptcy: Preparing for retirement isn’t always easy, especially when life throws so many obstacles your way. Here’s what some financial advisers suggest this woman do to improve her financial situation. 

This is the most common fear among retirees: You may be able to guess what that fear is about. 

Annuities — do you love them or hate them?: Not everyone loves the idea of annuities, but they can work for your retirement situation sometimes. Before you jump into anything, however, consider this first. 

Also on MarketWatch:

Jack Bogle’s ghost warns about 401(k)s 

How to retire with more money — even if you don’t save more 

What bitcoin’s collapse could mean for your retirement 

Gold: It’s not just for crazies 

How to start saving for retirement in 2 simple steps 

Your 401(k) balances aren’t all yours 

What long working hours can do to people ages 55+

More in retirement news:

She wanted a post-retirement Manhattan pad for under $900,000. Which option would you choose? (The New York Times)

Research shows double whammy of hiring struggle, retirement boom (WWLP)

5 common retirement planning mistakes — and how to avoid them (Forbes)

Georgia lawmakers look to enhance their General Assembly retirement benefits (The Current GA)  

Inside look at the Bidens’ retirement savings accounts (ThinkAdvisor)

Eager to retire early? Here’s 1 mistake you can’t afford to make (The Motley Fool)

Research and Insight:

Trend: More Americans now want to retire early (BenefitsPRO)

Advisers have their eyes keenly trained on risk management (PlanAdviser)

How employees handle their retirement savings during work transitions (Pew Charitable Trusts)

Black millennials’ wealth is sliding (Center for Retirement Research at Boston College)

To share with your family, friends and clients:

I was offered a buyout at work. Should I take it? 

‘Worst-case scenario’ warning for retirees and the 4% rule 

Virginia and New York City are making it easier for workers to save for retirement 

When and how will I retire? 3 strategies to get you there 

How much should you withdraw from your 401(k)? 
Inherited $500K? Or $1 million? Here’s how to make that money act like a monthly pension

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