Oct 11, 2013 Many workers and soon-to-be retirees live by a set of rules they were told would let them live comfortably. But a new report shows one of those major guidelines might need a revision.
Sep 27, 2013 L.A. Times consumer columnist David Lazarus answers listener questions about health care cost-shifting, whether account monitoring services are worth their costs, and what to do when you don't trust the bank you've got a home loan through.
Sep 20, 2013 What do you think of when you hear the phrase -- The American Dream? Explore our special site for resources and stories from our series.
Sep 20, 2013 Is gifting a retirement account a good idea? Not always, says CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger, who answers listeners questions about retirement this week.
Sep 18, 2013 Social security numbers are open to hacking if not properly protected.
Sep 17, 2013 A social scientist at the University of Chicago shows that the only investment advice you need to know can all fit in the palm of your hand.
Sep 16, 2013 The fact that so few Americans expect to inherit money from relatives -- and that most expect to get just $10,000-50,000 -- has big implications for their retirement plans.
Oct 9, 2013 IBM is the latest corporation moving to pay retirees an annual sum they can use to buy insurance through a private exchange.
Sep 9, 2013 For many, retirement continues to push farther and farther away. How do you make the most of working later in life?
Lindsay Foster Thomas
Sep 9, 2013 "The Golden Girls" didn't just make us laugh; they also taught us a lot about personal finance.