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Articles About Retirement Crisis
June 05, 2015
How Student Loans Could Actually Hurt Your Retirement
Retirees and pre-retirees are seeing unprecedented levels of education debt. Here's how the added financial strain is impacting Americans of all ages.
May 10, 2015
The Retirement Crisis: Every Story Has Two Sides
A retirement problem is when your neighbor can’t afford his so-called golden years. A retirement crisis is when you can’t afford yours.
May 10, 2014
3 Generations Face the Retirement Crisis in America
The retirement crisis in the United States is not contained to any one generation.
April 11, 2014
4 Risks Lurking On the Road Through Retirement
Here's a look at what risks lay waiting on the road through a successful retirement.
March 20, 2014
Americans and Retirement: 3 Worrying New Findings
A new report from the Employee Benefits Research Institute brings a number of retirement issues to light.
February 22, 2014
Is Obama’s myRA the Retirement Savings Account You Need?
If you're like most Americans struggling to put away money for retirement, myRA could be part of the solution.
January 14, 2014
Retirement Crisis: Don’t Lean Too Heavily on Social Security
Social Security is broken, but many Americans rely on the system for much of their income in retirement.
December 26, 2013
5 Retirement Resolutions for the New Year
If you are anything like the average American, you are woefully underprepared for retirement.
November 23, 2013
4 Things to Do If Your 401k Fees are Out of Control
Here are 4 things to do if your 401k fees are out of control.
November 15, 2013
What Everybody Should Know About Retirement Planning
There's more to retirement than sitting on a nest egg, especially if you're just getting into the game.
November 12, 2013
Will This Generation Come Up Short in Retirement?
Many workers in their twenties are new to the financial planning process, but already believe their retirement future will fall short of older generations.
October 31, 2013
4 Ongoing Crises Americans Must Live With
Crises can come in any color of the rainbow, and the United States is sampling the spectrum.
September 04, 2013
Here’s Buffett’s Billion-Dollar Advice to the Washington Post
The Washington Post's pension fund was not just healthy, but as of 2012, overfunded by about $600 million.
August 30, 2013
Planning for Retirement? Social Security Will Cramp Your Style
Research by the Urban Institute shows that those nearing or now at retirement age are holding more debt now than at any time in the past two decades.
August 04, 2013
Retirement Planning: Does Having the Right Information Even Matter?
A new survey finds that most people don't notice additional information about costs associated with their retirement savings plans.
August 02, 2013
How Prepared are Boomers for Retirement?
The oldest members of the Baby Boomer generation -- those born in 1946, the same year the CIA was established -- are now 67 years old, and are eligible to begin collecting Social Security retirement benefits.
July 10, 2013
Is it Time to Overhaul Public Pensions?
Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) took to the Senate floor on July 9 to unveil the Secure Annuities for Employees ("SAFE") Retirement Act of 2013.
June 22, 2013
7 Facts About the Retirement Crisis You Can’t Ignore
If you ask around, most people will say that there’s a retirement problem in the United States. In fact, surveys suggest that 92 percent of people believe there is a retirement crisis in America.
June 14, 2013
John Bogle: Social Security’s the Greatest Fixed Income You’ll Ever Get
John Bogle, founder of The Vanguard Group, has some choice criticism about Social Security and advice for investors.
June 10, 2013
Are Bonds a Bad Idea For Your Retirement Nest Egg?
Record low interest rates and uncertain market conditions have created an environment where problematically high number of retirees risk draining their retirement portfolios before they die.
May 31, 2013
There’s More to Retirement Than Sitting on a Nest Egg
It has become clear that individuals will need to take a more proactive approach to retirement savings.
May 19, 2013
Is True Retirement an Outdated Concept?
Maritz Research releases a study that yields interesting results about how recent and near-retirees feel about retirement in our present-day economy.
May 18, 2013
Maximize Your 401k Benefits: The Best Way to Boost Retirement Savings
It has become clear that Americans will need to take a more proactive approach to retirement in order to avoid what seems to be an impending crisis...
May 11, 2013
Here’s How to Save Your 401k From Getting Wiped Out
The Employee Benefits Research Institute estimated that approximately a quarter of baby boomers and Generation Xers will run short of money in retirement...