Forget Retirement, Americans Can’t Save Money Period
May 4, 2018 |
Even if handed money, they’d spend and give away most of it.
Can We Retire Off of Our Stock Investments?
April 30, 2018 |
Employees have more confidence in their work-sponsored investments than two years ago.
Americans Care About Netflix More Than Their 401(k) Plans
April 30, 2018 |
Why shouldn’t they? Most don’t have a retirement savings account anyway.
Women Fear Retirement More Than Men
April 27, 2018 |
They’re afraid of outliving their savings and affording healthcare.
The Best States to Live Out Your Retirement
April 16, 2018 |
These states tax retirement income the least.
The Perks of a High-Deductible Health Plan
April 11, 2018 |
Unless you have a chronic illness, kids, or are expecting.
How Much Will A Nursing Home Cost You? Double What You Think
April 6, 2018 |
Americans grossly underestimate how much money they’ll need in their old age
Trump Makes Women Close to Retirement Worry
April 2, 2018 |
Most think he’ll cut funding to the source of retirement income they were relying on.
Look Who’s Talking Retirement — Millennials
March 19, 2018 |
Millennial couples talk about how they plan to retire more than couples twice their age.
Does Trump’s Presidency Put Stress on Americans Close to Retirement?
February 22, 2018 |
From the tax bill to cuts in Medicare funding, Trump and Congress could create hurdles for your golden years.
This Retirement Savings Secret Pays Later And Today
February 19, 2018 |
You may pocket a little extra cash on your tax refund while saving for your retirement with this little trick.
Most Americans Believe They’re Going to Make Their Money Goals
January 24, 2018 |
Americans think they can reach their long-term financial goals, even though they also think they’re not going to have enough money to last their entire lives.
We Want to Live to 100, But Our Money Won’t Last That Long
January 15, 2018 |
Is the traditional retirement age going away? Most Americans are planning to work long after hitting 65.
The Best Way to Save For Retirement Is a 401(k), says Everyone Who Has a 401(k)
January 1, 2018 |
The people who have 401(k)s say they are the best way to retire comfortably, even though many people don’t know how to handle managing them.
No One Knows How Their Retirement Plan Works
December 18, 2017 |
Retirement is too complicated, and no one knows how to get ready for it financially.
The Secrets Of Successful Retirement Savers
December 7, 2017 |
How have they socked away so much money?
Older Isn’t Always Wiser: What The Next Round Of Retirees Don’t Know
December 1, 2017 |
You’ll probably spend more than you think and save less than you expect.
Americans Want Retirement Income to Last a Lifetime — Not Just Awhile
November 17, 2017 |
More Americans would like to get a steady stream of income through retirement to last them until they die, but most workplaces don’t offer this lifetime benefit.
Advice From Baby Boomers: Never Stop Saving
November 13, 2017 |
Baby boomers say they are financially ready for retirement. Most say that living life on the cheap side will leave you more money in your later years.
Americans Are Outliving Their Retirement Savings
November 10, 2017 |
There aren’t enough workplace retirement plans and even for those that do have one.
Surprise, Surprise: Florida Is the Best Place to Retire
November 1, 2017 |
The best places to retire according to retirees and pre-retirees and their biggest priorities, like housing, taxes, and the job market.
Latin Americans Have It Worse Than Other Americans
October 31, 2017 |
One-third of Hispanic families have less than $500 in emergency savings and are less likely to pay off debt and save for retirement compared to the rest of the nation.
Boomers Aren’t Doing as Bad as Everyone Thinks They Are
October 17, 2017 |
The most financial unstable baby boomers are doing better than we all thought they were doing, but they still aren’t doing great.
Americans are More Invested in Vacations than Retirement
October 3, 2017 |
Americans would rather put more time, effort, and money into researching vacations and their future vehicles than make financial investments.
Stretch Your Dollar Across the Mississippi
October 2, 2017 |
One million dollars will last you more than 26 years in Mississippi, while it’ll get less than half that in Hawaii.
Why 3 Obscure Polls Are Good News About America’s Debt
September 25, 2017 |
No one is talking about them, but they should. So I will.
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.