More middle-class retirees seeking financial help

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.
Posted In: Retirement

UCs will limit how much schools pay in benefits

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.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement

Saving for retirement? Don't have kids

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.
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Dad and an annuity

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...
Posted In: Retirement

Which country has the longest period of retirement?

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.
Posted In: Retirement

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM ticks on Wall Street and Rolls Royce engines replaced

Nov 18, 2010
GM officially goes public today, the first time since it went bankrupt more than a year ago. This is just one of many new Initial Public Offers...
Posted In: China, deficit-cutting, GM, mid-day update, Qantas, Retirement, Rolls Royce

What's ahead for fiscal reform

Nov 10, 2010
This final note today about the deficit. The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform made some news this afternoon. That's the...
Posted In: Medicare, Retirement, Social Security

Sandwich Generation gets squeezed

Nov 5, 2010
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland talks with Ron Lieber of the New York Times talks about about the struggles of the Sandwich Generation, people who care for their elderly parents and their older children at the same time.
Posted In: Retirement

What U.S. could save by raising retirement age

Nov 4, 2010
There have been strikes all over Europe for months in protest of austerity measures governments want to put into place. Some proposals would raise the retirement age. Alisa Roth reports on what would happen if the U.S. did just that.
Posted In: Retirement

Getting Personal: Real estate investments, open enrollment

Oct 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of CBS's Moneywatch answer your questions about tax shelters, real estate as investment and what to do if your employer overmatches your 401(k) and asks for that money back.
Posted In: Housing, Retirement, Taxes