German companies shift conditions for older workers

Jan 29, 2011
Germany raised its retirement age by two years to 67. Now companies and employees are discovering the unexpected consequences.
Posted In: Retirement

Grim news on retirement

Jan 28, 2011
Debt and retirement don't mix. Imagine the financial stress from not working while still paying a monthly debt tab....
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A career after retirement

Jan 22, 2011
Many have questions about how to prepare for retirement, but what do you do when you actually get there? Some are discovering that traveling and golf just aren't enough for the retired life.
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Getting Personal: Identity theft and confusion

Jan 21, 2011
Tess Vigeland and Marketplace's Chris Farrell answer your questions about identity confusion and your credit and if you can be too old to buy a house.
Posted In: Credit Cards, Housing, Retirement

Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be

Jan 20, 2011
Where are the best places in America to grow old?. Joseph Coughlin of MIT explores that question on his blog, Disruptive Demogaphics: Global Aging,...
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How'd he do that?

Jan 17, 2011
Leonard McCracken is 107 years old. He has been retired since 1969 with no pension. He's lived off savings, Social Security and a lifetime annuity....
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Planning for your long-term care

Dec 31, 2010
Auto, health, home... and now long-term care insurance? Marketplace's Gregory Warner reports.
Posted In: Health, Retirement

Trend of late retirement might be a good thing

Dec 23, 2010
The AARP released a report today that gauges how baby boomers are going about retirement. A trend of working past the age of 65 might turn out to be good for Uncle Sam, reports Bob Moon.
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MIDDAY UPDATE: GDP up 2.6 percent, holiday shopping

Dec 22, 2010
U.S. Gross Domestic Product grew 2.6 percent in the third quarter. Stacey Vanek Smith spoke to Richard DeKaser, who explained while this is a good...
Posted In: AARP, GDP, green giving, holiday discounts, mid-day update, Retail, retail sales, Retirement

A look at the roots of the U.K.'s social welfare system

Dec 21, 2010
A wealthy social reformer took a hard look at poverty in York, England over a hundred years ago. Marketplace's Stephen Beard took a trip to York to learn about how Seebohm Rowntree changed the quality of living of the poor in the city.
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