Last week, a string of events - seemingly unconnected, but deeply intertwined - reveal just how profoundly population aging is shaping 21st century li...
Calculating an approximate number of how much you'll need to save for a comfortable retirement is actually pretty easy, and doesn't take long to do. It's a simple, three-step process.
Life comes with stuff. Like schedules and responsibilities and deadlines and kids. Before you know it, everything that you wanted to do has been long forgotten, a lot like the fresh fruit you always made sure to include in the 12,000 school lunches you packed.
It's a bit unsettling, realizing I won't need a resume anymore. This semester is the start of my 17th year teaching journalism at Emerson College in Boston. It is the 37th year since I started teaching journalism. It will be my last.
It was our first time living outside the U.S., and it was an eye-opener. Talk about new beginnings...we barely knew how to ask for milk, bread, and eggs. But we did have some things going for us. They were, in fact, all the things Ecuador had going for it -- low cost of living, perfect weather, and some of the friendliest, most understanding people on the planet.
While there was plenty of buzz over Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that he and his wife will donate nearly all of their Facebook stock, there was no buzz about the findings that Facebook offered no matching contribution to its employees' 401(k) accounts in 2012 and 2013.
By Cameron Huddleston, Columnist When you envision your retirement, what do you see yourself doing: Traveling to faraway places? I...
Many are understandably concerned about retirement. How will they manage it? Here's how: Don't retire. Retirement was last generation's goal. Ours needs to see through it.
Fewer and fewer working Americans it seems, including many homeowners, are facing the future feeling confident and ready for retirement. There is good reason for such anxiety owing to multiple factors.
One essential factor in building a more inclusive prosperity is giving all Americans easy ways to save for their retirement years. That's why I have been thrilled to work on the unveiling of myRA--"my Retirement Account"--a game changer that will help Americans begin to save for a safe and comfortable retirement.
When the late Graham Greene's The Comedians was published, the book's description read, "Set in Haiti, amid an atmosphere of brutal force and terror-ridden love, three desperate people work out their strange destinies."
Two years ago I decided to attend a Screenwriters Conference in Hollywood and, despite my reluctance to embarrass myself in public, signed up to pre...
Last week in California, Chuck Reed and Carl DeMaio announced that they would no longer move forward with a measure to gut retirement security for hundreds of thousands of hard-working California firefighters, nurses, and social workers.
Workplace retirement savings plans are one of the most effective tools workers can use to better prepare themselves for retirement. Taking the time to maximize your savings through your plan today can go a long way toward saving for the future. Consider taking the following steps to make the most out of your workplace plan.
No country in the world today stands as a fully Socialist state, but rather, some of the most successful economies combine elements of Capitalism with Socialism to create greater degrees of equity and lesser disparities between the rich, the poor, and those on the continuum in between.
You walk into a cozy nook. The smell of old books and hot chai fill the air. Then you see them: hipsters. They're so cool, with their hair and their...