Can you afford to retire?

Nov 3, 2006
That's the question posed by a PBS/Frontline documentary investigating the retirement problem facing baby boomers. Frontline's Hedrick Smith speaks with Kai.
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Care at home

Oct 20, 2006
Seniors face rising health care costs, but there's no place like home for lower medical bills. Helen Palmer reports.
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Best places to retire

Oct 13, 2006
Location matters. So does weather. Throw in low taxes and you've got a retiree's idea of paradise. Money Magazine just published a list of the best places to spend your golden years. Kai speaks with Kate Ashford.
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Bugs for retirement

Sep 29, 2006
There are plenty of ways to save for retirement. Pick an index fund. Or use a Roth. But what about a safety net of classic VW Bugs? Tom Kramer has the story.
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Money Matters: Retirement for the self-employed

Sep 22, 2006
There's nothing better than being your own boss. Well, that is, until you have to figure out what retirement plan to choose. IRA expert Ed Slott maps out the options.
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Pension Act fine print

Sep 22, 2006
Last month, President Bush signed the Pension Protection Act of 2006. Don't worry if you haven't had time to read the 900-page bill. Kai talks with Peter Orszag, the director of the Retirement Security Project.
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Jobs for seniors

Sep 15, 2006
Older Americans want to work. So Tim Driver set up a site to match employers with eager seniors. Goodbye retirement. Hello, timesheet.
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Protecting your investments

Sep 15, 2006
The sky isn't falling, but certain segments of the economy might make Chicken Little head for cover. How can you protect your portfolio from a softening housing market and fluctuating oil prices? Kai talks with Jane Kim of the Wall Street Journal.
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401K questions

Sep 8, 2006
The new pension bill gives employers the power to automatically enroll workers in 401(k) plans. That means employees need to be more pro-active. Ross Levin is the President of Accredited Investors, Inc. He provides a checklist of what you need to know.
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Money Matters: International retirement

Sep 1, 2006
Retirees have spoken, and they're moving overseas to spend their golden years. If you decide to take your retirement abroad, how much should you save? And where should you look? Tess talks with Brent Kessel of Kubera Portfolios.
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