Planning for retirement can be as complicated as it is daunting, especially if you don't have the wisdom of a financial planner at your side. It is with that in mind that Janet Kidd Stewart writes the weekly Chicago Tribune column "The Journey," which provides intelligent, straightforward, and personalized tips on how to best save for retirement. Now the best of Janet Kidd Stewart's sage advice has been conveniently collected in The Journey: Questions and Answers About Retirement Saving, Investing and Health Care. Taken from her weekly Chicago Tribune columns, this book can serve as an excellent primer for retirement planning regardless of age or income. The advice is up-to-date and plainly put, allowing the average person to better understand the ins and outs of Social Security, Medicare, annuities, mortgages, and wills, as well as pensions, IRAs, and 401(k)s. Written in the friendly and insightful tone that has made Stewart's columns a popular feature, The Journey takes readers' questions about personal and specific situations and details thoughtful, practical answers that can be applicable to many individuals in similar scenarios. Stewart peppers in additional counsel on a variety of topics to supplement these questions, making this book a comprehensive but quick read for anyone curious about whether their future is secure.