The decisions about where to spend our golden years is never easy, but it pays to be prepared. Explore some of our area's top options and the amenities each has to offer. ...

Before making this life-changing decision, it’s important to do your homework and learn what you can. Find out some of the topics loved ones and their caregivers commonly discuss with these communities. ...

Do you know how much you’ll need to retire? Mark Sudderberg, vice president and wealth management financial advisor for CoyleKiley Insurance, shares five things to consider as you plan your retirement. ...

Retirement can mean the beginning of a new life. Here are a few common dangers to avoid. ...

Identity thieves are hitting more than your credit score. So, how do you protect yourself in the Information Age? Brian Conroy, of Savant Capital Management, offers a few tips for outsmarting thieves. ...

One of the most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. Explore some of our area’s top communities for senior living. ...

We don't often stop to consider how we can afford care in our older years, but it's an important conversation to have. Tim Hranka, of COUNTRY Financial, lays out a few options. ...

Don't let opportunities pass by as you reach major age milestones. Jerry Korabik, financial advisor with Savant Capital Management in Geneva, shares some important dates when you can benefit from retirement planning. ...

If you think about it, retirement isn't so unlike golf. Paula Dorion-Gray, CEO of Dorion-Gray Retirement Planning Inc., in Crystal Lake, compares the links with financial planning. ...

One of the most significant decisions in life is how we’ll be cared for when we can no longer care for ourselves. Explore some of our area’s top communities for senior living. ...