Dec 8, 2011
The catchphrase of the hour seems to be "Work 'til you drop." You know the refrain: Work is a social place. It provides a paycheck. An older worker with a job can delay drawing down savings and filing for Social Security. Yet working longer isn't for everyone -- far from it.
Nov 30, 2011
We have a student loan for our daughter of about $120,000. Should we use our retirement funds to pay it off? Our house will be paid off in 5 years and we have about $20,000 in revolving debt. Please advise. Thanks. James, Houston, TX
Nov 29, 2011
Women are participating in retirement plans more than it appears at first.
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 17, 2011
Most Americans believe their retirement won’t come early or be particularly comfortable.
Nov 9, 2011
How much should I save for retirement? Wouldn't you like to know? Most of us wonder if we've really set aside enough for life's later stages,...
Oct 28, 2011
Question: I always hear you guys say to diversify your retirement funds. It makes sense and I'm on board with that. However does putting all your...
Oct 27, 2011
I've noticed an increase in pitches from folks promoting the financial benefits of self-directed IRAs. It's an IRA held by a trustee or custodian...
Oct 20, 2011
Question: Could you discuss what is reasonable in terms of fees and sales charges for mutual funds? My current Roth IRA provider charges a $10...