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Entries by Mark Miller from 07/2009

Target Date Funds Face Heat and Probable Reforms

| Posted 07.07.2009 | Business

Target date funds have come under fire since the crash because many of the funds tailored for investors near retirement age racked up significant losses.

Women Face High Risk of Outliving Their Money

| Posted 07.15.2009 | Business

Here's some bad news for men: We don't live as long as women. But there's bad news for women, too: you might live too long--financially speaking.

Vanishing Social Security COLA Adjustment Will Squeeze Some Seniors

| Posted 07.27.2009 | Business

The vanishing COLA will squeeze many retirees hard. Social Security provides, on average, about 39 percent of income for retired households and more than 50 million people receive benefits.

Boomers and Housing: A Symbiotic Relationship Unravels

| Posted 07.30.2009 | Business

Many baby boomers once thought of their homes as piggy-banks. High housing prices would allow us to leverage equity to finance our lifestyles, buy second homes or pay retirement community fees.