Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 6:10 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Those who aren’t worried about retirement probably should be, a survey finds.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 4:07 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

As the economy improves, more people think they will have enough money to retire comfortably.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 2:37 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

It’s tough to figure out how much you will need to pay for things that insurance or Medicare won’t cover, a recent study shows.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 3:51 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

About 82 percent of people with household incomes above $75,000 annually feel confident about retirement.

Friday, February 28, 2014 2:04 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Let America Saves Week spur you to set aside a portion of your income for the future.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014 3:58 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

If you save steadfastly in your 401(k) and the bottom doesn’t fall out of Social Security, you ought to be all right in retirement.

Thursday, October 10, 2013 10:05 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Odds are you’ll need $360,000 for health care in retirement, but maybe you’ll get lucky.

Monday, June 10, 2013 5:07 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

A new study by shows that most retiree households can’t replace 70 to 80 percent of their pre-retiree income. But another study suggests it may not be necessary to do that.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 2:13 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Retirement confidence is at a low ebb, but saving enough to stop working isn’t impossible.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

It costs an average of 20 percent less to live in retirement, according to an analysis of a government survey of people ages 65 and older.

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