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Compounding investment returns are great. Compounding debt interest can be ruinous. [Read More]
If employer contributions to retirement savings accounts are mandated, who really pays? [Read More]
Are Americans doomed to poverty in retirement? Or is the glass half-full? Different reports tells different stories. [Read More]
Yes, Social Security is an important safety net program. But it simply is not insurance. [Read More]
4 in 10 Americans say they wouldn't be able to cover a $400 expense. What does this mean? [Read More]
Is life in retirement an endless string of weekend days? Time for a re-think. [Read More]
Do you need 130% of your preretirement income, as a retiree? No, of course not. [Read More]
How much IRA money do retirees need to spend in RMDs? Not a single penny! [Read More]
Why is Chicago considering pension obligation bonds? Two possible explanations reach beyond investment gain hopes into pension accounting and politics. [Read More]
I've read the text of Marco Rubio's family leave bill. I still have concerns. [Read More]
Nearly two-thirds of young and middle-aged Americans don't believe Social Security will be there for them. Why does that matter? [Read More]
Three words, one worrisome concept: Sales Tax Securitization. [Read More]
When politicians promise generous pension benefits and fail to fund them, it's nothing less than a violation of public trust. [Read More]
Less than half of Americans understand mutual funds. What should we do about it? [Read More]
The Rubio plan has a clever concept: borrowing time from retirement to use for parental leave. But I have concerns. [Read More]
State-run "auto-IRA" programs are touted as a solution to the lack of retirement savings. But there are risks. [Read More]
Earlier this week, a website promoted its quiz of 6 retirement questions. Here are my own six choices of important things to know. [Read More]
Those public sector pension systems which don't participate in Social Security may claim they give their employees a better deal, but short-employment workers, and the... [Read More]
Does compelling, nudging, or nagging poor folk to save for retirement do more harm than good? And is there a better way forward? [Read More]
Why are public pensions so underfunded? A new study shows dramatic liability increases, not just legislative funding failures. [Read More]