Retirement

Mature couple doing family finances at home. Senior couple discussing home economics sitting at … [+] table. Happy couple sitting at home planning household financials. Getty Where are we to put our money in this levitating market—and how do we dodge the (many) overpriced stocks (and funds) ready for a fall? Today I’m going to
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FedEx employee Hector Montoya prepares packages for delivery in New York, U.S., on Thursday, March … [+] 19, 2008.Photographer: JB Reed/Bloomberg News BLOOMBERG NEWS “FedEx Closes Pension Plan to New Hires”: that’s the headline at the Wall Street Journal today. Or, as the Memphis Commercial Appeal reported, “FedEx to launch a new 401k plan with
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Cropped shot of two elderly people discussing a … [+] documenthttp://195.154.178.81/DATA/i_collage/pi/shoots/783531.jpg Getty Big brand names can’t rely on their past “glory days” forever. Today we’re going to make sure you don’t hold any “household name has beens” in your retirement portfolio. I’m talking about washed up brands like Tupperware (TUP). The yesteryear firm’s shareholders just
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Piggy bank in glasses, investment and saving concept Getty In the world of investing, sometimes the hardest thing to do is to ‘not’ follow the herd. While that sounds easy, most investors seem to buy or sell stocks when the majority of them are stampeding to the trading desk. Ultimately, it’s the smart investors who
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You saved up all your life for retirement, squirreling money into individual retirement accounts or 401(K)s and the like. And that reduced your taxes because the retirement contributions were deducted from your income. But once retired, you can’t just sit on this tax-sheltered money. By law, at 70½, you must take some of it out, based
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By Daniel Newman and Olivier Blanchard, Next Avenue Contributors Getty (There have been many scary stories lately about how robots and artificial intelligence will increasingly replace human jobs in the coming years. So, you may be nervous about what the future holds for you and your career. In this excerpt from their new book Human/Machine:
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Businessman holding tablet and showing a growing virtual hologram of statistics, graph and chart … [+] with arrow up on dark background. Stock market. Business growth, planing and strategy concept. Getty Over 25 years after William P. Bengen published what he referred to as the SAFEMAX rate in the October 1994 issue of the Journal of
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Illinois State Capital Building in Springfield, Illinois Getty Not much more than a month ago, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker’s task force released its report recommending that asset management at the 650-odd pension funds be consolidated, while leaving benefit administration (and jobs, and decision-making about disability-eligibility) to the local entities. And when Illinois doesn’t drag its
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