Nov 25, 2011 Tess Vigeland and Marketplace's economics editor Chris Farrell answer listeners' personal finance questions.
Nov 23, 2011 My husband switched 7 years ago to a job for which he does not contribute to Social Security. ... Does the age at which he retires affect the amount of Social Security he will receive? He no longer contributes to it and cannot build it up any longer. Thank you! DeDe, Cincinnati, OH
Nov 22, 2011 In delaying a budget cut solution, the super committee has put off decisions on Social Security payroll tax cuts, unemployment benefits for Americans, and other tools that could affect your family.
Nov 22, 2011 I max out contributions to my workplace 401K and a traditional IRA (I no longer qualify for a Roth). Should I be doing more to save for retirement? Are there other retirement vehicles available to me or should I continue investing in non-retirement accounts (e.g., direct purchase of mutual funds and/or stocks through my brokerage account)? Sandra, Silver Spring, MD
Nov 18, 2011 Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and David Lazarus, consumer columnist for The Los Angeles Times answer listener questions.
Nov 17, 2011 Most Americans believe their retirement won’t come early or be particularly comfortable.
Oct 19, 2011 Its official: the Social Security Administration says beneficiaries will get a 3.6% increase for 2012--the first since 2009.
Nov 5, 2011 Social security gets its first adjustment since 2009. The average social security benefit will rise by $516 to $14,748. Is that a meaningful bump?
Oct 25, 2011 The government announced that it will increase Social Security payments to offset the rising cost of living in America. Will it be enough to help senior citizens?