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Resisting Retirement

Nov 4, 2005
Worried about not having enough to retire on? Working just a little bit longer may turn out to be a lot better. Marketplace's John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Retirement, Taxes

The Mailbag for October 28, 2005

Oct 29, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on understanding social security, throwing away credit cards, and creating a retirement account.
Posted In: Retirement

From the Money Matters Desk: The State of the Estate Tax

Oct 29, 2005
On this week's Money Matters &mdash; our regular look at how to improve your bottom line &mdash; we learn what's behind the maneuvering to bury the "death tax." Joining Kai is Professor Michael Graetz, co-author of the new book, <em>Death by a Thousand Cuts</em>.
Posted In: Retirement, Taxes

The Mailbag for October 21, 2005

Oct 21, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on renting a property, starting a retirement account, and combining a home equity loan with mortgage.
Posted In: Housing, Retirement

The Mailbag for September 23, 2005

Sep 23, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on investing in drips, selling off real estate assets, and creating a balanced retirement portfolio.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

The Mailbag for August 26, 2005

Aug 27, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on prioritizing debt, investing in a self-employed retirement account, and using the adoption tax credit.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

Automatic Retirement

Aug 27, 2005
The Labor Department is considering a proposal that would encourage companies to automatically enroll employees in 401K accounts. Personal Finance expert Liz Pulliam-Weston explains what this rule change might mean for your retirement planning.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

From the Money Matters Desk: Annuities from A to Z

Aug 13, 2005
On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we ask financial expert Lance Alston to explain the unpleasant truth about annuities.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

From the Money Matters Desk: Are You Saving Too Much?

Aug 5, 2005
On this week's Money Matters -- our regular look at how to improve your bottom line -- we ask: Are we putting too much away for retirement? Certified financial planner Ty Bernicke revises the retirement equation.
Posted In: Retirement, Savings

To Cash Out or Not to Cash Out... A 401K Mystery

Jul 16, 2005
A recent survey reported almost 40 percent of people raided their company retirement account when they left their job. Cashing out a 401k account might be a financial sin. But Marketplace Money’s Scott Jagow found himself tempted to take a bite from forbidden fruit.
Posted In: Investing, Retirement

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