Kotlikoff: Investors at Risk of Wipeout, SIPC a Fraud
Economist Laurence Kotlikoff says all Americans should close their brokerage accounts immediately because of what he calls a massive insurance scam by the SIPC.
Are Boomers Headed for Retirement Disaster?
Michael Finke crunches the numbers — and assesses the wild cards — of the retirement savings problem.
The Budgeting Can Kicks Washington Back
A slew of Nobel-winning economists join hundreds of other VIPs demanding honest budgeting in Washington.
Don’t Let Elderly Die Without Paying Their Bills: Kotlikoff
Economist Laurence Kotlikoff, who's advising on upcoming legislation on how to recalculate U.S. debt, says, “Rich older people need to pay more in taxes and consume less.”
Financial Planning: Art or Science?
Good financial planning, like intelligent art, requires an understanding of science.
Balancing Retirement Risks
How much should a new retiree spend each year?
4 Misconceptions About Financial Advice From a Veteran Advisor
Paula Hogan has read the theoretical literature, and she’s contributed to it. She has also compared these theories to life in the advisor trenches and has some advice for her advisor peers.
Zvi Bodie: I Bonds Are Best for Most Investors
Zvi Bodie, safe-investing proponent, says Series I savings bonds are the best investment for most people, yet few know about these inflation-protected bonds.
Game Over for the American Dream? 3 Economists’ Bleak Answer
Laurence Kotlikoff, an economist and candidate for president on the Americans Elect third-party platform, and two other economists say the government’s excessive spending habit amounts to “fiscal child abuse.”
Simplifying Your Practice; Seeking Hidden Value: April Research—Slideshow
The cover story of Research magazine's April issue looks into a growing trend in advisor training programs toward "Pursuing Simplicity." A feature article on "The Measured Approach to Value" describes how value investors today are applying their philosophy to a turbulent market. Among the April issue's other offerings: Bill Good's...