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The 'Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security'

Aug 27, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to author Mark Miller about his book "Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security," on how to plan your retirement without taking on too much risk.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Young investors wary of stock market

Aug 27, 2010
It's a tough time to be young and thinking about your retirement. The recession made lots of investors wary of the stock market, but the big returns are key for a comfortable retirement. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith reports.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Getting started on planning for retirement

Aug 26, 2010
Question: I am 51 and an independent consultant/writer. Love my work, but it keeps me poor. Due to resolved disability issues, I only entered the...
Posted In: Retirement

MID-DAY UPDATE: More Americans are tapping their retirement savings ...

Aug 20, 2010
Fidelity: Records numbers are raiding their 401(K)s American Airlines hit with record fine Transocean: BP's hiding info about the Gulf spill. BP...
Posted In: 401(k)s, American Airlines, BP, coffee, Elizabeth Warren, FAA, Fidelity, Gulf oil spill, Marketplace Minute, mid-day update, poem, rap, Retirement, Smuckers, Transocean

A rise in hardship withdrawals

Aug 20, 2010
A new report from Fidelity Investments says more Americans are dipping into their 401(K)s and other similar funds. Jill Schlesinger, editor-at-large at CBS MoneyWatch, talks with Steve Chiotakis about why a record number of people are making hardship withdrawals.
Posted In: Retirement

Getting personal: Supplementing retirement, college costs

Aug 13, 2010
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof from CBS Moneywatch.com answer listener questions on how to invest to supplement retirement in the future, how much to help a child out with college costs and how to dig yourself out of college debt.
Posted In: Education, Retirement

Forget 65, Americans should retire earlier

Aug 13, 2010
Marketplace's Economics Editor Chris Farrell argues that retirement age can be lowered -- without ruining the Social Security system.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

How to save if you're retiring at 70

Aug 13, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to Dr. Christian Weller, a Social Security expert, on how raising the retirement age would affect how people plan and save for retirement.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

Some retirees living from Social Security check to Social Security check

Aug 13, 2010
Nearly 15 percent of retirees depend on a Social Security check as their sole source of income. Reporter Peter O'Dowd talks to seniors in Arizona about getting by with just Social Security.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Retirement, Savings

Low interest rates affect fixed income investments

Aug 3, 2010
It's a great time to get a loan -- interest rates are low low low. But the low interest rates negatively impact retirees who expected more from their fixed income investments.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

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