9 Best States for Retirement Security: NIRS
States were scored based on retirement savings, costs for retirees and labor market conditions for older workers.
Funding a Cure for Childhood Diseases
In June, Children's National Health System and Benefunder, a hosted donor-advised fund, announced a partnership to increase funding for pediatric research.
The End of the 401(k)?
"Let's declare 2015 the year we officially recognize 401(k) plans as a failed experiment in retirement planning," Simply Money CEO Bachrach writes.
How Much Income Do Retirees Really Need?
Rethink the rules about replacing percentages of pre-retirement income.
Analysts Are Victims of Behavioral Biases, Too
Like anyone else, analysts behave in a manner inconsistent with the workings of a completely efficient market, says John Riddle of BRC Investment Management.
Financial Anxiety Hurting Servicemembers’ Health
First Command Financial Services finds 71% of middle-class military families have suffered a health issue in the last year commonly related to financial anxiety.
Top 10 Worst-Funded State Pensions: 2015
Pew data shows which states’ public workers are in the worst shape for retirement.
A Pension Fund Comes to Its Senses
San Diego County's pension board has fired its outside pension-fund manager, Salient Partners, for its high leverage and costs and poor performance. There's a lesson here.
ABLE Act Passed, but Many Questions Remain
For states deciding whether to host or contract a qualified disability savings account program, there’s a lot to consider.
Top 10 Best-Funded State Pensions: 2015
Only two states have fully funded pension plans, according to Pew data.