Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Monday, February 07, 2011 4:44 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Here’s a little retirement planning exercise. See if you agree. If you ruled the world and you could fix Social Security, how would you do it? The University of Maryland Program for Public Consultation asked that question of about 2,000 people and found that given a series of possibilities and the percentage of the problem

Thursday, January 27, 2011 4:44 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

If you’re like me, you’re nosy about how your retirement planning is going compared to how the neighbors are doing. For us financial voyeurs, the Center for Economic and Policy Research today released a calculator that provides that information. You plug in your planned date of retirement, current income, estimated mortgage and other debt, savings, stocks