Any New York-area readers looking to improve their financial fitness this weekend?
With interest rates at historic lows, retirement income has become difficult to secure and now planners and retirees are even rethinking the role of the venerable annuity, which has long been a stalwart source of monthly income.
The plain truth is that unless you have boatloads of cash simple annuities alone won’t get the job done.
We’ve been hearing a lot about a double-dip recession lately, and for good reason. So is anyone doing anything to prepare? Here's how to start.
Most folks have never run a retirement-income projection. How can they make a realistic plan? Here's a start.
Presidential hopeful Rick Perry says Social Security is a Ponzi scheme, but even he knows better. So why would he tell such a lie? Perry wants to ignite a discussion about real spending issues that most politicians won’t touch.
My recent phone problems remind me a lot of my retirement planning issues. You are on your own out there – whether fixing your phone line or your portfolio.
I had lunch with a friend recently, and as friends will, we discussed the ups and downs of our lives. The conversation turned to the dumb things we did when we were younger. I told the story of the worst job I ever had. He …
Boomers are reshaping retirement by doing it with a mortgage and adult kids at home. This isn't the way it's supposed to work.
Readers in the New York City area may be interested to know that TIME Moneyland is a proud media sponsor of a Financial Fitness Workshop being put on by the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies and the Financial Planning Association of New York on Saturday, October 1 at the NYU School of Law in Manhattan’s …
As vacation season ends for many of us — bringing, for some, a sense of dread about the return to workday (if not actual employment) routines — we thought we’d offer a bit of encouragement, which might also help you make the …
Now there’s a new way to fund your retirement: collect unemployment benefits and Social Security at the same time.
Most of the best financial advice is timeless. It remains sound in good times and in bad. But this particular moment of economic and market turmoil has some unique characteristics, so Moneyland put together a handful of smart …