Lots of people dislike annuities, but research suggests they just don’t understand them.
Ben Bernanke, in his last public remarks as Fed chairman, defended quantitative easing and brushed aside concerns about inflation and capital losses.
Well-educated workers are staying on the job longer, making it harder — at least temporarily — for younger workers to get good jobs.
Boomers are better educated, working longer and earning much more than both their dads and their younger counterparts.
An increasing number of workers older than 65 are remaining on the job.