Learn how others are saving for and planning for retirement. Their insights and perspectives can provide both help and inspiration.
See how semi-retiring at 60 has given Herb time to reassess his risk tolerance and investment strategy so he can retire as planned.
Read how changes in profession has had its financial ups and downs for Michael.
Watch Keefer explain how he was able to retire at an early age. Now he's keeping his nest egg safe for a long retirement.
Watch Mark explain how, since starting a family, he saves and invests with passion, and is diversifying his portfolio abroad.
Read how, to preserve his health, Charles took early retirement, and is now managing his money wisely.
With her husband going back to school, Karin decided to take Social Security early.
Learn how Dorothy, after being laid off, found joy in a new career and doesn't ever see herself retiring.
Find out how a complimentary retirement consultation gave Jerri a workable investment plan for retirement.
Watch this short video about how Caroline and her husband are balancing short-term expenses with long term plans.
Find out why buying long-term care insurance was a smart move for Edna.
Watch Rick explain how his retirement fund was right on track, until it was hit by the market slide.
See how Dennis is paying down debt and maximizing 401(k) and IRA contributions before he retires.
Watch Jerri as she explains that, although she didn't start saving for retirement until age 50, she has no regrets.
Learn how Fred afforded the retirement he wanted.
While Dipak isn't retiring any time soon, he's shifting from long-term to short-term investments in preparation for the transition into retirement.
View this short video about how Eric keeps an eye on the future by building both a saving and contribution system.
From our Real Stories videos, see how, as well as ensuring her retirement expenses match her income, Rona is guarding her health.
Read how Harry is delaying retirement until he's eligible for the maximum Social Security and Medicare benefits.
Find out how, after the financial crisis, David came out of retirement to rebuild his retirement fund.
See how cutting back on living expenses helped Bill and his wife get ahead of debt before retiring.
Learn about Joe, who retired at 60, but took part-time work to further grow his retirement savings.
Read how although Earl didn't expect to be so reliant on Social Security, but it's been a lifeline to him.
Read how Dan changed his retirement strategy after big stock market losses
Find out how, by making changes to his lifestyle, Marc is living a fulfilling retirement.
Learn how, after being laid off and losing money in the downturn, Carol studied Schwab's research and used its trading tools to take control of her situation.
Kathleen was a saver and investor, but becoming responsible for her mother's financial and personal health thwarted plans to retire early.
Read how, after the last market crash, David course-corrected to get his retirement savings back on track.
Learn how a conservative investment style has worked for Shamkant. He enjoys working, and continues to contribute to his retirement accounts.
Learn how Susan retired from teaching and created a cottage industry with her husband to help generate retirement income.
See how the market downtown prompted Steve to set up an annuity for long-term income.
From our Real Life Retirement series, see how Mary and her husband were living below their means before retiring so now they can do what's important to them.
Read how Larry, who was unsure about retirement, worked out a trial period with his employer.
Read how Ron was facing a comfortable retirement until market volatility forced him to rethink his investment strategy.
Find out how, through managing her family's retirement investments, Jette has been building her financial confidence.
Find out how, by taking a diversified approach to their retirement savings, John and his wife have been able to weather difficult times.
How Cynthia sold up and moved to Hawaii to enjoy an early retirement.
Read how single and self-employed Pamela maxed out her SEP-IRA even when things got tough.
From our Real Life Retirement series, see how consistently saving and paying off debts has led to a comfortable retirement for Patricia and her husband.