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....
Dec 31, 2010
Auto, health, home... and now long-term care insurance? Marketplace's Gregory Warner reports.
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.
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...
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.
Dec 20, 2010
After decades of work, older workers want to settle into a comfortable retirement. But an increasing number of white collar retirees are starting to ask for financial assistance for their golden years.
Dec 14, 2010
New employees of California's public university system will have to contribute more for their benefits and pension and wait longer before they can retire.
Dec 4, 2010
While it seems to have become more difficult in recent times to save for retirement, some people are still able to retire early. Commentator Sydney Lagier retired when she was 44. Her best tip? Don't have kids.
Nov 22, 2010
Question: I am fortunate that my retired parents are financially independent. My father will be required to start taking minimum distributions from...
Nov 19, 2010
Retirement has become a hot topic all over the world recently, the cause of many a protest and strike. So who has been enjoying retirement the longest? Stephan Richter quizzes Steve Chiotakis.