Retirement may either be a time of enjoyment and relaxation or a time of financial hardship. The biggest worry of most retirees is health care costs. Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security are strained, making it difficult to get covered for the things you need. It's wise to plan ahead, talking with financial counselors, saving money, and setting up a retirement plan. Retirement also brings a change in your life that may affect your emotions and relationships. Retiring to a hobby or activities you and your family enjoy will help make the transition easier. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to plan for retirement, what to expect, how to prepare, and much more.
Preparing for Retirement
Today's retirees can expect to be considerably more on their own than their parent's generation was, experts say.
Financial Steps to Take When You're 65+
Here are 10 tips to make sure you're financially ready for retirement.
Having a Happy Retirement
When Saeed Amanullah retired seven years ago, he thought he had his life all figured out. Like many people hitting the retirement trail, he planned to do some consulting work and to go abroad to see the world.
The Importance of Family Ties
Wait, staying connected to your family has real health benefits? It’s true, and here’s what keeping in touch can do for you.