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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

Retirement -- election no-show

Nov 2, 2012
Commentator Helaine Olen says neither President Obama nor Mitt Romeny acknowledge coming 'retirement crisis.'
Posted In: Retirement, Election 2012

Risky business: Tapping retirement funds for other uses

Nov 2, 2012
Increasingly, retirement funds are being used for anything but retirement. But there are huge risks involved with raiding your retirement to start a business or for private equity investments.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement spending, IRAs, 401(k)s

Will social security increase offset retiree costs?

Oct 16, 2012
Seniors wonder whether 1.7 percent hike next year will be enough to cover fast-rising health care expenses.
Posted In: Social Security, Retirement

Retiree: Pay for a house outright or carry a mortgage?

Oct 12, 2012
One retiree is seeking to sell her house and move. But she wonders whether it would be wiser to pay for a house with cash or carry a mortgage in retirement.
Posted In: Retirement, Housing, Investing, mortgage

Listener questions on saving, spending, and managing debt

Sep 21, 2012
Host Tess Vigeland and Jill Schlesinger, editor at large for CBS's Moneywatch.com, answers listener questions about retirement, savings, students loans, and money management.
Posted In: student debt, Saving, real estate, Retirement, Investing, debt

An age-old pre-occupation: The fountain of youth

Sep 14, 2012
There's a price to be paid for aging gracefully
Posted In: Senior moment, youth, Retirement

The ultimate safety net: Grandparents

Sep 7, 2012
New surveys show grandparents are providing financial support to grandchildren even when it hurts their retirement savings.
Posted In: grandparents, spending, Saving, Retirement

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