3 Investments Retirees Should Avoid: Morningstar’s Benz
Morningstar's Christine Benz warns that some assets can add volatility, expenses and stress to retirement portfolios, with little upside.
Boomer Mortgage Debt Could Dampen Economy
A growing number of homeowners are reaching retirement age still owing money on their houses, causing a squeeze on other spending.
In Retirement Savings, Young Women Catching Up to Men: MassMutual
Women, especially millennials, are responding more favorably to retirement education campaigns than men are, according to MassMutual Retirement Services.
Thornburg Urges Advisors to 'Retire Retirement'
As the idea of retirement evolves, Thornburg Investments created an informational packet for advisors to help clients reshape their retirement expectations.
Americans Would Rather Talk About Sex or Death Than Retirement
A study from Northwestern Mutual found that more than two in five Americans have not spoken to anyone about their retirement.
FELA Combines Financial Literacy, Behavioral Finance for Better Outcomes
Most financial advisors seeking to cultivate long-lasting relationships with their clients are incorporating the principles of behavioral finance into their practices.
Despite Saving More, Workers Still Face Retirement Shortfalls
Although participation and contribution rates are fairly high in 401(k) plans, Natixis finds many participants, especially baby boomers, are on track to fall short.
401(k) Savers Who Stuck Out Financial Crisis Reaping Rewards
Workers who saved consistently in a 401(k) plan during the five years that included the financial crisis are reaping the rewards.
Under the Hood: Medicare Premiums—What You Need to Know, Pt. 2
Understanding the premiums for Medicare parts A, B and D, along with some changes to the program from the Affordable Care Act.
Don’t Take Retirement Advice From the Social Security Administration
It’s not that SSA employees won’t give advice on how and when to claim benefits; it’s that they can’t. So make sure you step up.