Features by Helaine Olen
Posted In: coffee, retirement planning
Why the money you spend on coffee is not, in fact, enough to retire on.
Posted In: Retirement, workplace, age discrimination
Academics are increasingly releasing data that they hope will reach those in a position to hire, promote and pay older adults.
Posted In: Financial Feud, financial literacy, Education, classrooms
39 states now have financial curriculum standards in their schools, which means, there's a new teacher in town.
Posted In: payday loans
Last week on Marketplace, a payday loan lender defended his industry, saying as long as customers did the math, he wasn't doing anything wrong. Commentator Helaine Olen begs to differ.
Posted In: Investing, men v. women, women
We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.
Posted In: Retirement, Election 2012
Commentator Helaine Olen says neither President Obama nor Mitt Romeny acknowledge coming 'retirement crisis.'
Posted In: Personal Finance, financial innovation
The digital wizardry unveiled at the annual Finovate trade show is great, but it won't help solve the decades-long assault on our personal finances.