A 2014 Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS) conducted by the Employee Benefit Research Institute showed Americans are increasingly confident in their ab...
Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...
Even though you're divorced, it's still possible to collect Social Security benefits on your ex-spouse's work record. The basic qualifications are pretty straightforward, but read on for a few permutations.
While we share the same last name as the Koch Brothers, we definitely do not share their values. Together we are working to bring the issues most Americans care about -- from fair wages to protecting Social Security -- to the forefront of the political debate.
Those 50 and older have got a lot of catching up to do if they want to have a comfortable quality of life due to their retirement savings.
It is a given that actions against ISIL and Russia will be undertaken, and each has that ring of "prolonged" to it that indicates it will require both patience and financing.
The questionable premise, forwarded most recently by Robert Draper and Emily Ekins, is that the Republican Party could sweep up millennials, who are "socially liberal" and "economically conservative," by adopting a more libertarian message.
The process of getting Social Security disability benefits can be tricky and time-consuming, but you can help yourself by doing your homework and getting prepared.
There's an old saying in surfing: Go big or go home. Right now, each race around the country is in it's own little bubble, disconnected to the larger narrative. Only true vision and leadership can unite them to raise a populist wave and that is what the Presidential pulpit is for.
In the last month alone, three bills expanding Social Security have been introduced. The three add to a growing number which see Social Security as the solution to a looming retirement income crisis.
When policymakers shape legislation to expand retirement savings and pension coverage, it's important for them to know the truth about how much Social Security provides, which isn't a lot.
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Aside from the question of whether your spouse is ready for you to be around all day, making the decision to retire requires an enormous amount of financial preparation. How do you know if you're ready?
People need to consider all sources of income before making a decision about Social Security, including the use of a reverse mortgage that are growing more popular.
You made it. You are retired. Your new job will be doing whatever you want! Sounds good, right? Retirement can be a wonderful time. It's a Life Even...
Last week we got another opportunity to see the thinking of the very rich when Jeffrey Immelt, the CEO of General Electric, complained at a summit with African heads of state and business leaders that there is even an argument over the reauthorization of Export-Import Bank.