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Finding a financial planner

May 16, 2008
We'd all like some guidance on our finances, but how can you make sure your adviser has your best interests in mind? Jeremy Hobson explains how to pick the right financial planner.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

Buchholz: When boomers retire

May 13, 2008
Many baby boomers are expected to keep working past retirement age, but those who do retire will be looking for a steady income. Commentator Todd Buchholz advises heading off one of their choices.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Retirement

Funds feast on high food prices

May 9, 2008
How could an attempt to diversify turn volatile and raises food prices worldwide? Jill Barshay explains the unintended consequences of large-scale commodity investment.
Posted In: Economy, Investing, Retirement

Early Retirement and Health Insurance

May 8, 2008
Question: My husband and I are planning on retiring at age 50 (we have approx 13 years left)...meaning we hope to quit our 8-5 corporate jobs and...
Posted In: health care, insurance, Retirement

Working past retirement

May 2, 2008
Whether they saved too little or want to stay active, more Americans are working into what are usually considered the retirement years. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains the challenges of staying in the workforce.
Posted In: Retirement

It's good Social Security didn't change

Apr 23, 2008
When the economy and the stock market were humming right along, a lot of people thought it might be a good idea to invest Social Security funds in the market. But commentator Robert Reich says we're lucky we didn't.
Posted In: Retirement

Social Security backlog needs funding

Apr 23, 2008
Waits for disability benefit hearings now average 16 months. Today, Congress considers President Bush's request for $600 million to hire more judges and support staff. John Dimsdale reports from Washington.
Posted In: Retirement

Pensions are too risky to plan on

Apr 21, 2008
Commentator and economist Peter Lindert says that for all the talk about a Social Security crisis, the real problem is with private pensions and the risks they hold for retirement.
Posted In: Retirement

Cracking open your nest egg

Apr 18, 2008
With loans harder to come by, more Americans have resorted to raiding their 401(k)s, but as Josephine Bennett reports, borrowing early can have big consequences.
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Straight Story: IRAs for all

Apr 18, 2008
Half of workers have no way to save for retirement. Economics editor Chris Farrell sets the story straight on a California proposal to give every worker a retirement savings plan.
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