Despite stock market gains, an uneven recovery

Jun 7, 2013
The markets are faring well and hitting record highs. Does that mean retirement accounts have fully recovered?
Posted In: recovery, stock market, Retirement

Costa Rica retirement not always tropical paradise

May 31, 2013
Americans retirees are drawn to Costa Rica's biodiversity, political stability, and cheap health care.
Posted In: Retirement, costa rica

Alfred E. Neuman might need to worry -- about Social Security

May 31, 2013
Social Security trust funds will dry up in 2033. So what does this mean for the chronically unworried, like say, Alfred E. Neuman of Mad Magazine fame? He will turn 59 in November -- seven years shy of retirement age.
Posted In: Social Security, mad magazine, Retirement

Public pension funds rebound from recession

May 20, 2013
But for some the recovery still doesn't mean they are doing as well as they should.
Posted In: pensions, pension funds, Retirement

Thinking ahead... way ahead: Millennials talk retirement

Mar 22, 2013
Older Americans staring at retirement in the face are finding it hard to save. So how does the millennial generation -- which faces a struggling economy and high student debt -- feel about life after work?
Posted In: Retirement, millennials, Youth Radio

How to retire on just $25,000 in the bank

Mar 19, 2013
In a recent survey, more than half of U.S. workers saving for retirement have less than $25,000 in the bank for the golden years. That's not a lot of money -- how do retirees survive on that?
Posted In: Retirement

Leaving work after a Parkinson's diagnosis

Feb 8, 2013
A banking analyst makes the decision to leave his job at the age of 51, two years after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
Posted In: Health, Retirement

The 'Retireless' -- Over 75, and still working

Jan 25, 2013
The number of people 75 and older still working has grown over the last two decades -- some from need, but many because they want to.
Posted In: Retirement, elderly

Some advice for the 401(k) generation

Jan 4, 2013
We work day after day, year after year, to get ready for a future when we hope we won't have to work. But retirement isn't quite as simple as it used to be, says commentator Chris Farrell.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning, 401(k)

Gov. Romney: 65 and out of work

Nov 7, 2012
If you're 65 and unemployed, you're more likely to be that way for a long time.
Posted In: Retirement, Jobs, Unemployment, romney