How to Create a Retirement Paycheck from Social Security and Investments

(Associated Press/NerdWallet) Your expenses don't end when your paychecks do, but creating a reliable income stream in retirement can be tricky. The...

Senate OKs Big Changes to How Americans Save for Retirement

(Associated Press) A major change to how Americans save for retirement is close to becoming law. The Senate on...

Millennials are Math-Challenged with Their Career, Retirement Aspirations

Most think they will be able to quit working at age 53, after only starting to save for retirement at age...

Insolvent Entitlement Programs Are a Graver Threat Than Climate Change

(Foundation for Economic Education) The taxes levied to fund Social Security have already risen drastically. In 1937, the Social Security tax rate...

What to Do if Your Parents Need Financial Help

(Associated Press/NerdWallet) Most parents in the U.S. provide some sort of financial support to their adult children, multiple surveys have found. But...

Is Your Retirement Account Stuck with Wall Street Assets? Here’s How to Self-Direct It...

(Clint Siegner, Money Metals News Service) Year end is drawing closer and investors are thinking about their retirement accounts. Many of them...

Medicare Patients Will Face 7% Rise in Part B Premiums

(Associated Press) Medicare's "Part B" premium for outpatient care will rise by nearly 7% to $144.60 a month next year, officials said...

Planning to Sell Your House to Fund Your Retirement? Good Luck!

(Paul Brandus, MarketWatch) I’ve written before about the grim financial prospects that millions of older Americans face. Meager personal savings, debt, looming...

“OK Boomer” Is First Salvo of a Generational Showdown over Social Security

(Jon Miltimore, Foundation for Economic Education) Few will disagree that there is a tendency for generations to caricaturize one another. The young...

Social Security Benefit Increase for 2020 May Feel Like a Real Cut

(Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch) Your Social Security check will be just 1.6% higher in 2020 than it is this year. Are you disappointed?
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