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Actuaries lay out Social Security fix

Sep 5, 2008
The Social Security System is in good shape today, but in seven years, retired boomers will outnumber workers and drain the reserves. Danielle Karson reports on solutions proposed by the American Academy of Actuaries.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement, Taxes

AARP holds a job fair for the 'un-retired'

Sep 5, 2008
The 50-plus workforce is growing, but it still isn't easy finding a good-paying job. The AARP added a job fair to its annual convention in Washington this week to help. Nancy Marshall Genzer stops in.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement

The state of the American worker

Sep 1, 2008
Labor Day has become a time for end-of-summer sales and barbecues, but it really is intended as a way of honoring workers. With that in mind, Nancy Marshall Genzer looks at how the American worker is doing.
Posted In: Economy, Food, Health, Housing, Jobs, Retail, Retirement, Savings

Getting Personal

Aug 29, 2008
In this edition of Getting Personal, Chris and Tess talk about saving for a child's education, getting a mortgage in retirement, American Depositary Receipts and providing health care for a family member.
Posted In: Education, Retirement

Restarting the Social Security clock

Aug 29, 2008
Did you know that if you borrow from your Social Security early and pay it back later, the government will call things even? Bob Moon reports on an option that almost sounds too good to be true.
Posted In: Retirement

Sell the Farm?

Aug 29, 2008
Question: My mother, (who is in a nursing home in ND with dementia) and I own as a life estate/remainder, approx 150 tillable acres of North Dakota...
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Hedging your bets in hard times

Aug 11, 2008
Commentator Megan McArdle has some advice for making your way through these hard times -- hedge your bets. That's right, just like the big companies do.
Posted In: Housing, Investing, Retirement

Rent--Or Buy?

Aug 8, 2008
Question: My husband is 52 and I am 51. He works and I retired in 07 taking my pension in a lump sum which I now take small amount from each month...
Posted In: Housing, Retirement

Charge it to my retirement account

Aug 1, 2008
It's easier than every to borrow against your nest egg with 401(k) debit cards, but everyone from the SEC to Congress is railing against the cards, with one senator even proposing a ban. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Retirement

Is a reverse mortgage right for you?

Aug 1, 2008
Another change from the new housing bill: Easier and safer reverse mortgages for America's seniors. Still, it's a better option for some homeowners more than others. Lenora Chu reports.
Posted In: Housing, Retirement

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