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December 1, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
You’ll probably spend more than you think and save less than you expect.
November 13, 2017 | Dori Zinn
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.
October 26, 2017 | Ryan Lynch
Older citizens are also doing better than younger ones.
October 24, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
But many aren’t buying a house — because they can’t save the money.
October 17, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The most financial unstable baby boomers are doing better than we all thought they were doing, but they still aren’t doing great.
October 2, 2017 | Gregory Cox
And employees agree
September 18, 2017 | Joe Pye
And the more they talk, the happier they are
September 13, 2017 | Gregory Cox
People say sinking money into the housing market is the safest way to shore up cash, but is it?
August 23, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
But their growing debt apathy may have payoffs for all
August 16, 2017 | Ryan Lynch
Northeasterners, Republicans, and men also leave more money on average.
August 10, 2017 | Michelle Bryan
Because of the recession, Gen Xers are still struggling to pay off the majority of their mortgages — and are falling behind older and younger generations in the process.
July 31, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Most Americans think planning their own funerals is important, but most aren’t actually doing it.
July 11, 2017 | Joe Pye
And that’s a good thing, since we aren’t saving enough anyway.
June 30, 2017 | Joe Pye
They believe they should cover their expenses at an earlier age – despite the fact that they still live at home.
May 23, 2017 | Joe Pye
They are more willing to give up financial stability for smartphones, than younger generations.
May 17, 2017 | Dori Zinn
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.
May 8, 2017 | Dori Zinn
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.
April 6, 2017 | Dori Zinn
When elder relatives get financially abused, caregivers struggle to keep them afloat.
March 30, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Lower-income, older Americans aren’t enjoying retirement age
March 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Parents are downsizing and delaying retirement to make sure their kids and their savings are both in tact.
February 8, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Millennials have half the amount of savings baby boomers did at the same age. They’re also making $10,000 less today than their 1989 counterparts.
January 27, 2017 | Joe Pye
More than any other generation, they want to track their spending better in 2017
November 21, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony
Rent and home affordability are both major concerns for millennials
October 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn
There’s a generational divide when it comes to kids knowing how much their parents earned
October 6, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher
We ask a certified financial planner what they can do about it.
August 10, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know if her husband’s theory is accurate or crazy.
August 2, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Most everyone believes college is worth the investment, but a lot of Americans wish that it were free.
August 2, 2016 | Money Talks News
Some experts say retiring with debt isn’t bad. But they might not be talking about you.
July 20, 2016 | Dori Zinn
What do Americans fear most about retiring? Living too long. They don’t have a death wish, but they’re afraid of running out of money before they run out of time.
June 29, 2016 | Dori Zinn
More than 70 percent of Americans don’t have a will in place or an updated will. Regardless of age, why do you need a will?
May 30, 2016 | Treanna Lawrence
Student loans are limiting career choices, and not just for millennials
April 27, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The headlines during Financial Literacy Month have been scary, but buried in the stories is really good news.
March 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The youngest workers are still the brokest, but they may have the best financial habits.
February 18, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
If your age ends in a 9 — 19, 29, 39 and so on — be careful. You could die this year. Or run faster.
January 27, 2015 | Jess Miller
They might not have all the answers, but some of millennials’ money habits may surprise you.
January 13, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger
Are you spending and saving better than your peers? What they’re giving up might surprise you
September 29, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
You can teach your sons and daughters about money, even after they’re all grown up.
May 6, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
Most Americans have some majorly mistaken assumptions about retirement. How many of these do you fall for?