Live Long And Prosper: Reviving An Idea For Income In Old Age
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At 72, Robert McSherry says he's not yet ready to quit driving or ready to plan how he'll get around when that time arrives. But he's happy to get the insurance discount that comes with taking a driver safety class. John Daley/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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It's Never Too Soon To Plan Your 'Driving Retirement'
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Many Americans with 401(k) plans don't know if they're paying any fees. Pay too much, and it could take a chunk out of your nest egg. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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When High Fees Stink Up Your 401(k), What Can You Do?
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More than half of working people in this country have saved less than $25,000 for retirement and many pay crippling investment fees that eat away at gains. Automated financial advisers called roboadvisers offer a low-fee alternative. Annette Elizabeth Allen/NPR hide caption

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Would You Let A Robot Manage Your Retirement Savings?
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Michael Doucleff Sr. (right) talks to a longtime customer at Duke Bakery in Alton, Ill. Dan Brannan/Courtesy of Riverbender.com hide caption

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Could Delaying Retirement Be Great For Your Health?
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Boeing Case Is Latest Targeting 401(k) Plans With Excessive Fees
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Needs Of Retirees Take A Smaller Center Stage At White House Forum
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Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says proposed rules for financial advisers are meant to protect consumers. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Will New Retirement Rules Protect Americans From Wall Street?
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President Obama remarks on his proposal to tighten consumer protections for people saving for retirement as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Labor Secretary Tom Perez listen, at AARP on Monday. Getty Images hide caption

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears
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On the set of Behind the Silver Screen, a Channel 22 series that profiles life stories of Hollywood veterans who are Motion Picture and Television Fund residents. Jennifer Clymer /MPTF hide caption

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At One Retirement Home, Residents Run A TV Channel
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Pension Deal In Spending Bill Will Cut Benefits Before Safety Net Fails
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While people can often estimate how much they might need for 10 or 15 years of retirement, that calculation becomes more difficult for retirement that could last 20 years or more. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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That Nest Egg Needs To Last As Long As You Do. So How Do You Start?
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Gary Morse, with wife Sharon, in 1999. Morse transformed a mobile home park in Florida into The Villages, a retirement community of more than 100,000 residents. Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel hide caption

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The Billionaire Who Remade Retirement Living On A Massive Scale
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Manuel "Manny" Aguirre, 80, has been mixing cocktails at Musso and Frank Grill in Los Angeles for more than two decades. He works part time and could retire — but he doesn't want to. Courtesy of Musso and Frank Grill hide caption

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Thinking Of Retiring? Consider Your Health
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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. J.D. Pooley/Getty Images hide caption

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Episode 389: Handling Other People's Money
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Advice For The Golden Years: 'Don't Ever Retire Mentally'
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