Reaching a certain age is no longer synonymous with retirement. People are waiting later than ever to retire, and many even intend to work for the rest of their lives if possible. Several factors have accounted for this trend, which is likely to continue in the years to come.

If you have ever read anything about balancing your personal finances, you know that budgeting is the number one resource you need to implement into your life in order to keep your money on track. While many people start out with good intentions and a budget, too many end up ditching the concept when things do not work out as hoped. Just because there are difficulties doesn’t mean you should throw away your financial plans and do nothing. Here are 10 ways to help you balance your budget.

Have you noticed that more and more jobs for seniors are becoming available every year? If you haven't, don't worry. Depending on where you live, jobs for retirees and older workers aren't necessarily easy to spot. But that doesn't mean they aren't around. In fact, the U.S. economy increasingly needs the skills, experience, and wisdom that many mature workers offer.

It’s a common misconception that Airbnb is only for millennials. In fact, Airbnb announced that over 60s are their fastest growing age group, both as hosts and guests. There are now over 400,000 “senior” hosts on Airbnb worldwide, and the number of over 60s who have booked as guests grew by 66 percent in the last year. What’s becoming clear is that Airbnb is helping to redefine retirement by providing new ways to earn extra income, overcome loneliness and isolation, and travel the world in a truly local and authentic way.

While New Year’s is a popular time to implement big changes that could impact your financial health, it’s never too late — or early — to take steps to improve your life. Fall may be the perfect time to assess your finances, before the holidays hit.

Take a look at some of the most common financial mistakes that often lead people to major economic hardship. Even if you're already facing financial difficulties, steering clear of these mistakes could be the key to survival.

When the leaves start changing color, you know it’s almost time for holiday shopping, end-of-year deadlines and annual financial checkups. The U.S. News Frugal Shopper bloggers have tips for how you can make the most of the season while keeping your budget in check.