Retirement

New developments that integrate senior housing into age-diverse apartment buildings offer a more affordable alternative to isolated suburban retirement communities. Getting older comes with challenges. For the architect and designer Matthias Hollwich, one of the more taxing ones is something often taken for granted: moving. His point — that leaving behind friends, social connections and
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The Secure 2.0 Act provides for direct government contributions to retirement accounts for low- and moderate-income workers, though that won’t start until 2027. Gig economy workers lag behind those with traditional jobs in saving for retirement, but parts of a new federal law can help them catch up. Nontraditional workers — like contractors, freelancers and
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Countries and companies are facing an aging crisis, and experts say policymakers and business leaders need to rethink how they deal with older workers. Aging workers of the world unite.Charly Triballeau/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The long-life paradox Today’s 5-year-olds have it even better than you think. In the wealthiest nations, more than half of
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Most employers allow you to take funds out of your retirement account, but the withdrawals come with significant downsides. Our columnist discusses other options. Hardship withdrawals from workplace retirement accounts are edging upward — another sign, along with rising credit card debt, that Americans have been feeling financial pain from inflation. “Their budgets are stretched
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