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Retirement Security

Will You Run Out of Money Before You Run Out of Years to Live?

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Miller

Some changes to Social Security are inevitable. But the debate should include discussion of benefits adequacy and revenue increases -- not just benefit cuts.

Retirement Income Gap Poses Another Challenge for Women

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Miller

It's no secret that women have more trouble than men building for a secure retirement, mainly due to lower lifetime earnings and resulting contributions to Social Security and retirement accounts.

How to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

Mark Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Miller

Maximizing your Social Security benefits will require some good planning and decision making. The most important decision you'll make is when to enroll.

5 Items Will Consume 50% of Your Income - Are You Prepared?

Manisha Thakor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Manisha Thakor

In these recessionary times, financial tips are flowing fast and furious about how to save money and stick to a budget. Facing a sea of information many people are asking, "Where do I start?"

Public Employee Pensions are Not the Problem

Gerald McEntee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gerald McEntee

Right-wing critics of public employee pensions will use any angle to convince folks that these plans are bankrupting states, cities and towns. However, they are an essential part of the capital market.

Impact of the Financial Crisis on Retirement Security

Rep. George Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. George Miller

Unlike Wall Street executives, American families don't have a golden parachute to fall back on. It's clear that their retirement security may be one of the greatest casualties of this financial crisis.

Ask a Working Woman

Arlene Holt Baker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arlene Holt Baker

A majority of women say they're worried about such fundamental economic issues as paying for health care, not having retirement security, and pay not keeping up with the cost of living.