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More People Expecting Not To Retire Until Their 80s: Survey

More People Expecting Not To Retire Until Their 80s: Survey

11.17.2011
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Workers are growing to accept the idea that they may be working long after they've become eligible for senior discounts....
WATCH: You'll Never Guess The New Retirement Age

WATCH: You'll Never Guess The New Retirement Age

11.16.2011
The idea of retiring at age 65 is no longer a reality to many Americans, with many anticipating that they will have to work another 15...

7 Things to Do Before You Retire

10. 7.2011
You may not have reached retirement yet, but you can see the finish line. In just a few years, you'll be there -- or so you think. Retirement...
For The New Unemployed, Trouble Keeping A Home

For The New Unemployed, Trouble Keeping A Home

Bonnie Kavoussi  10. 5.2011
One in three Americans would not be able to pay their rent or mortgage for more than a month after losing their job, according to a new...
The Power of Compounding

The Power of Compounding

09.29.2011
Bottom line: Don't procrastinate on starting to save. And get your kids on the compounding bandwagon as well; they'll thank you once they...

Adjusting Your Savings Plan in Retirement

09.29.2011
Amassing savings for retirement is one challenge. Making those savings last throughout your retirement is another challenge, and in some...
The One Critical Money Lesson Parents Forget to Teach Their College-Aged Kids

The One Critical Money Lesson Parents Forget to Teach Their College-Aged Kids

08.30.2011
Don't learn the hard way that you can't send a child off to college without having a money plan in place. Here are three simple steps you...
Rather Than Aiding Economy, Low Interest Rates Hurt Savers

Rather Than Aiding Economy, Low Interest Rates Hurt Savers

08.25.2011
WASHINGTON -- Super-low interest rates haven't done what they usually do after a recession. They haven't ignited economic growth or revived...
Why We Need Savings Bonds

Why We Need Savings Bonds

FRED T. GOLDBERG Jr. and PETER TUFANO  08.19.2011
For generations of children, the idea of saving first became real when a savings bond landed in a birthday or holiday card, the image of...
Why CVS Receipts Are So Ridiculously Long

Why CVS Receipts Are So Ridiculously Long

REBECCA J. ROSEN  08.11.2011
I'm not sure when I first noticed them. I don't remember them as a child or a teenager. Then, one day, walking out of a CVS, I looked down...
Capital One To Buy HSBC's U.S. Credit Card Division

Capital One To Buy HSBC's U.S. Credit Card Division

08.10.2011
MCLEAN, Virginia — Capital One Financial Corp. said Wednesday that it will buy the U.S. credit card arm of Britain's HSBC for a premium...

Congress: You Are the Scorekeepers for the U.S. Dollar, Not a Player!

08. 1.2011
There is no looming financial crisis for the U.S. Government, the scorekeeper for the U.S. dollar. The U.S. Government can't run out of...
New Research Says Singles Save Less Than Couples For Retirement

New Research Says Singles Save Less Than Couples For Retirement

07.13.2011
Are you enjoying your singledom? Living life (and spending) in the moment, not worrying about what's to come? Chances are, you aren't...
Financial Ignorance and Denial High But Preparedness Low, Study Says

Financial Ignorance and Denial High But Preparedness Low, Study Says

Janell Ross  06. 9.2011
NEW YORK -- Americans are mired in debt they don't understand, according to a new working paper. Not only do many Americans not have a...