Baby Boomers Fear 2007 Financial Crisis Ruined Their Retirement Plans
September 19, 2017 |
Over three-fourths of the generation feel they will have no savings for their post-work life
What Women Don’t Know May Hurt Them In Retirement
August 25, 2017 |
At least they know who to ask for help.
Generation X Is Stuck in a Tight Spot
August 23, 2017 |
But their growing debt apathy may have payoffs for all
Millennials Would Rather Save for Retirement Than Raise a Family
August 18, 2017 |
They’re the furthest from retirement, but it’s still one of their main goals.
Borrowing Money Now Hurts Your Retirement Later
August 17, 2017 |
Employee-sponsored retirement plans are dying because workers are taking out loans without paying them back or leave a job without taking their retirement with them.
The Most Depressing Statistic of the Summer
August 14, 2017 |
Trust me, you’ll never guess what it is.
Nontraditional Employees Don’t Have Benefits
August 11, 2017 |
One in four Americans are part-time workers or independent contractors, yet don’t have the same benefits — like health insurance or a retirement plan — like their traditional-working peers.
Financial Woes Are Literally Killing Us
August 2, 2017 |
Almost half of Americans worry about their finances at least once a week, and almost one-quarter of us are probably thinking about our money problems at least once a day.
If Nothing Else, We Save When We Shop
August 1, 2017 |
The vast majority of Americans search often for ways to save when going grocery shopping. If only we would stash away the money we save.
We Should Plan Our Funerals, But We Aren’t
July 31, 2017 |
Most Americans think planning their own funerals is important, but most aren’t actually doing it.
Moving Saved The Groovy Family a Ton
July 26, 2017 |
Once they relocated, they set their sights on their retirement goals.
Student Debt Hurts Women More Than Men
July 21, 2017 |
Women are suffering from student loan debt at a higher rate than men, and this first-person account of drowning in debt shows it.
More Millennials Are Saving in 401(k) Plans
July 21, 2017 |
Baby Boomers still lead in total participitation, but the youngest generation in the workforce leads growth in use over past five years.
Americans Hope They Can Work in Retirement
July 11, 2017 |
And that’s a good thing, since we aren’t saving enough anyway.
We’re More Confident About Saving When We Don’t Have Much Saved
July 10, 2017 |
Despite stashing less than they should, Americans feel comfortable with their retirement savings
Look What Happens When Companies Care About Employee Retirement
July 10, 2017 |
Employers who match contributions or have automatic programs set up for their employees have more workers who are prepared for retirement than those who don’t have any methods in place.
The World Is Running out of Retirement Money
July 3, 2017 |
Generations retiring in a couple decades may not even get a retirement because of a $400 trillion retirement savings gap.
Millennials Aren’t Interested In Retiring
June 26, 2017 |
They’re out-saving Baby Boomers and Gen Xers, not to retire — but to work their dream jobs and travel.
Americans Wish They Saved More
June 21, 2017 |
Not saving enough for retirement is a bigger regret than taking on too much debt
We Grade Our Retirement Plans On a Curve
June 19, 2017 |
Americans give themselves a passing grade on saving for retirement, but most are failing.
Women Struggling Hard with Retirement Savings
June 15, 2017 |
Women are still primary caregivers, still earn less than their male counterparts, and still don’t believe they are financially ready for retirement.
Why Health Savings Accounts Are Booming Right Now
June 12, 2017 |
As many older Americans gripe with how to afford retirement, they’re taking advantage of health savings accounts now more than ever.
8 Essential Documents for Estate Planning
June 9, 2017 |
You may not shed your mortal coil for many years, but do this NOW.
We Don’t Care About Retirement as Much as We Say We Do
June 5, 2017 |
Most of us are worried about emergencies, health care, and vacations more than saving for our retirement.
Financial Flexibility Is Top Goal Among Pre-Retirees
June 1, 2017 |
Except only a handful are on their way to achieving that goal
Women Aren’t as Financially Well-off as They Think They Are
May 30, 2017 |
The loss of a spouse or divorce is a major test of financial independence.
10 Ways to Retire Earlier Than Friends on the Same Salary
May 26, 2017 |
Yes, you can retire earlier than your friends, and live much more comfortably.
Just Being Poor Can Make You Sick
May 23, 2017 |
The more debt you have, the more likely you are to have higher stress levels, more weight gain, and increased sleep loss.
Boomers Aren’t Ready for Retirement
May 17, 2017 |
Most Americans believe they are financially prepared for retirement. As more baby boomers hit retirement age, they don’t know as much as they think they do when it comes to finances in the golden years.
Despite Less Anxiety, Americans Still Worry About Health Care
May 9, 2017 |
While Americans are divided on issues like how the government should be run and defense spending, many of them on both sides of the aisle are concerned about health care.
Job Problems Are Hurting Savings for Boomers
May 8, 2017 |
Nearly one-third of Americans 50 years of age and older have faced career setbacks and by 2021, retirees will lose $4.3 trillion in retirement savings.
Most Young Millennials Don’t Know What a 401(k) Is
May 4, 2017 |
Millennials don’t know what basic money terms are, and that’s a big problem.
Men are More Likely to Seek Financial Advice Than Women
May 2, 2017 |
Men are more likely to ask for financial advice than women. What’s holding women back from talking about money?
Americans are Stressing Over Retirement Savings Hardship
May 1, 2017 |
Nearly half of all Americans don’t believe they will reach their retirement goals by the time they hit actual retirement age.
Americans Agree with Research: They Aren’t Financially Literate
April 26, 2017 |
You probably don’t know enough about financial literacy, and your parents are to blame for it.
How Our Jobs Are Making Us Sick
April 24, 2017 |
Unless you’ve got a mighty hefty inheritance or have been lucky enough to be born into money, you’ve gotta work. And you’re probably stressed about it.
How Do We Save For Retirement And Pay All Our Bills?
April 19, 2017 |
A reader wants to know how to survive “the sandwich” — without evicting his mother-in-law.
The Most Depressing Headline I’ve Seen This Year
April 17, 2017 |
You’ll never guess what it is, because you probably haven’t heard about it yet.