Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, April 03, 2015 9:13 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Considering health care costs, a long-term care strategy and managing longevity risk, the goal of not running out of retirement income requires a lot of financial planning.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:33 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Blue ribbon panel releases proposal to reform military retirement plans and give service people with fewer than 20 years some benefits.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 2:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Sen. Tom Harkins’ proposal for a national savings plan got an A-, the best score, and so did the New Brunswick, Canada, plan for public employees.

Thursday, December 11, 2014 3:18 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The cost of financing military pensions could eclipse the cost of paying current personnel, a military financial expert points out. So how do we fix that?

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 2:00 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The Pension Benefit Guarantee Corp. has made it safer to roll over a 401(k) into an old-fashioned defined benefit pension.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:28 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Some union pensions are running out of money and fixing the problem isn’t easy.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:17 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The U.S. fell to No. 13 among 25 nations that have retirement plans. Here are five suggestions for putting our system back in the top half.

Thursday, November 28, 2013 6:00 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Having a safety net under us in our old age is a blessing.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 4:15 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

If you forgot about a pension benefit from a former employer, the PBGC could be looking for you.

Friday, August 03, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

There’s no question America is suffering from a retirement crisis. Some big names in retirement policy offer creative solutions.

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