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8:24 a.m. Today - By Quentin Fottrell
My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the care facility? My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?
8:05 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Kerry Hannon
Older workers are suffering more — but all is not lost 6 tips for older workers looking for a new job6 tips for older workers looking for a new job
2:30 p.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My ex-boyfriend and I contributed to our household based on our salaries. I’m now owed $23,000 in back pay. Do I pay him back? ‘He and I don’t really talk anymore, but we ended on relatively good terms, and I want to do the right thing’‘He and I don’t really talk anymore, but we ended on relatively good terms, and I want to do the right thing.’
4:58 a.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - By Catey Hill
A Roman goddess inspired this couple to leave Seattle and retire to Italy, where you can live on $3,000 a month The pros and cons of living in the Marche region of ItalyThe pros and cons of living in the Marche region of Italy.
4:49 a.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - By Catey Hill
These retirees left their pricey life in Santa Cruz, Calif. — and now live on a lake in Mexico on $1,750 a month Want to retire early? This FIRE couple — they retired at 38 in 1991 — share their secretsWant to retire early? This FIRE couple — they retired at 38 in 1991 — share their secrets
9:10 a.m. Feb. 12, 2021 - By Howard Gold
Here’s how to set up a do-it-yourself estate plan Beneficiary designations can help you leave your money in most efficient wayBeneficiary designations can help you leave your money in most efficient way
9:26 a.m. Feb. 9, 2021 - By Morey Stettner
Did you retire too soon? How to get back in the workforce 3 questions to help you figure out your next act3 questions to help you figure out your next act
5:57 a.m. Feb. 3, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
When my parents died, my sisters and I split their estate. I chose a painting that may be worth $50,000. Should I tell them? ‘The process of dividing their estate was done equitably, and without stress or rancor. Until now’‘The process of dividing their estate was done equitably, and without stress or rancor. Until now.’
9:10 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Morey Stettner
Retired too soon? How to re-enter the job market without skipping a beat It’s not easy to re-emerge as a hotshot job candidateIt’s not easy to re-emerge as a hotshot job candidate
8:02 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Eliminating Social Security provisions that reduce benefits for some state and local workers is not the way to help retirees All state and local workers should be covered by Social SecurityAll state and local workers should be covered by Social Security
5:27 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - By Alicia H. Munnell
How to get steady income for life A ‘Social Security bridge’ may be the best option for generating lifetime income from 401(k) plans A ‘Social Security bridge’ may be the best option for generating lifetime income from 401(k) plans
9:12 a.m. Jan. 19, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
I took care of my late mother for 8 years. Am I obliged to tell my sisters she made me co-owner of a substantial bank account? This daughter writes: ‘My conscience is getting the better of me, and I would like to be transparent about being the joint owner of this savings account’This daughter writes: ‘My conscience is getting the better of me, and I would like to be transparent about being the joint owner of this savings account.’
6:05 a.m. Jan. 9, 2021 - By David Blanchett
How retirement planning needs to change in 2021 Considering annuities, insurance, new investments and delaying Social Security?Considering annuities, insurance, new investments and delaying Social Security?
5:42 a.m. Dec. 27, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Will COVID-19 push more employees to work remotely after the pandemic? This economist says yes A new Vanguard study quantifies the future of remote work, and looks at the number of potential hybrid jobsA new Vanguard study quantifies the future of remote work, and looks at the number of potential hybrid jobs.
5:01 a.m. Dec. 18, 2020 - By Paul A. Merriman
The one instance when you should ignore Warren Buffett Diversification isn’t for dummiesDiversification isn’t for dummies
2:42 a.m. Dec. 14, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Has COVID-19 made life insurance more expensive? These researchers say they have the answer Life-insurance companies have a vested, bottom line interest in correctly anticipating mortality, one expert notesLife-insurance companies have a vested, bottom line interest in correctly anticipating mortality, one expert notes.
9:10 a.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - By Howard Gold
Here’s a way to help others and yourself over the holidays Gift annuities benefit charities and give you tax breaks and annual returnGift annuities benefit charities and give you tax breaks and annual return
5:02 a.m. Dec. 8, 2020 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Social Security actuaries update projections for COVID-19 Long-run deficit changes little and trust-fund depletion date moves forward one yearLong-run deficit changes little and trust-fund depletion date moves forward one year
8:59 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Liz Weston
What you can do if you find yourself suddenly retired Don’t make hasty decisions that could cause you to run out of moneyThis year saw a surge of early retirements, but many haven’t saved enough to maintain their standard of living.
8:58 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Liz Weston
This is one of the most important and difficult calculations in retirement planning Assumptions about life expectancy can make a dramatic difference in retirement strategiesIf you get it wrong, you could save too little, too much, or end up working too long.
1:21 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Ariel Investments’ John Rogers Jr. pushes corporate boards to have their own ‘Jackie Robinson moment’ Black households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study showsBlack households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study shows.
2:37 p.m. Nov. 25, 2020 - By Jack Denton
Goldman Sachs is launching a new trading platform as an insurance policy. Here’s why.Goldman Sachs is being forced to open a new stock trading hub in Paris, due to uncertainty surrounding Brexit and London’s future as a European stock trading center.
6:01 a.m. Nov. 23, 2020 - By Krystal Barker Buissereth
Let’s put 2020 behind us and do a financial reset After the challenges of 2020 we could all use a little financial self-careAfter the challenges of 2020 we could all use a little financial self-care
9:15 a.m. Nov. 20, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
COVID-19’s unspoken impact on retirement finances The complex ways in which mortality rates affect retirement plan solvencyThe complex ways in which mortality rates affect retirement plan solvency
8:48 a.m. Nov. 19, 2020 - By Vitaliy Katsenelson
These drug distribution stocks have a built-in defense against Amazon Pharmacy This market pro is holding McKesson, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen in client portfoliosThis market pro is holding McKesson, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen in client portfolios.
12:02 a.m. Nov. 18, 2020 - By Lauren Schwahn
How to pick the right side gig Millions of Americans are turning to the gig economy to make moneyBefore you rush into a side gig, scrutinize the risks, the pay and other important details. Here’s how.
12:22 p.m. Nov. 8, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
Financial advisers know how to respond to people’s money worries, but what about health fears? Helping clients prepare for worst-case scenarios can lessen their fearsHelping clients prepare for worst-case scenarios can lessen their fears.
6:34 a.m. Nov. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
‘It’s a grim cut off’: Washington abandoned a stimulus deal, so much of America’s temporary financial safety net will expire The help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soonThe help that Americans have been getting with rent, unemployment benefits, student loans, paid leave and more is scheduled to end soon.
10:24 a.m. Oct. 27, 2020 - By Walecia Konrad
How do you get the new Medicare Advantage benefits? It’s not easy Before you sign up for one of these expanded plans, be sure you know the limits involvedNew government rules have allowed Medicare Advantage plans to expand benefits even further, but finding a plan might be hard.
4:33 a.m. Oct. 24, 2020 - By Jordan Nickerson
How Uber, Lyft and other gig work provides a safety net for Americans that unemployment checks cannot Benefits of the gig economy include large savings to the government and lower consumer debtBenefits of the gig economy include large savings to the government and lower consumer debt.
8:59 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020 - By Alicia H. Munnell
Social Security benefits will increase by 1.3% in 2021 — is this keeping up with how seniors actually spend? A modest increase reignites the debate over the appropriate price indexA modest increase reignites the debate over the appropriate price index
5:24 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020 - By Angie O'Leary
The risk of dementia is high. Here’s how to prepare 5 ways to protect a loved one with dementia5 ways to protect a loved one with dementia
12:10 a.m. Oct. 19, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Trump says: ‘I’m ready to sign a big, beautiful stimulus’ — but many Americans are not banking on it ‘Without knowing when the next round of stimulus and relief measures will arrive, many people continued to keep their expenses low’‘Without knowing when the next round of stimulus and relief measures will arrive, many people continued to keep their expenses low.’
12:02 a.m. Oct. 16, 2020 - By Spencer Tierney
Don’t believe these myths about high-yield savings accounts during COVID-19 Rate isn’t the only thing that matters—these accounts have other benefitsIf you’re thinking about getting a high-yield savings account or ditching the one you have, don’t fall for these misconceptions.
4:39 a.m. Oct. 13, 2020 - By Chris Farrell
Deaths of despair: Not everyone benefits from the ‘longevity economy’ Disparities elevated by the coronavirus undermine the economy’s underlying productivity, dynamism and promiseThe pandemic’s recession has exacerbated the nation’s ills, and some older Americans are getting left behind.
12:04 a.m. Oct. 12, 2020 - By Autotrader
A step-by-step guide to buying a used car Take these steps to make sure you get the right car for the right priceA used car can be a great way to get a vehicle that fits your budget and your lifestyle. Here’s how to get the right deal.
1:45 a.m. Oct. 7, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
GE’s stock falls off a cliff after ‘Wells notice’ disclosure GE shares swing from a gain of nearly 2% to a loss of more than 4% in a half-hour as SEC ponders civil actionShares of General Electric Co. took a sudden dive Tuesday afternoon, after the industrial conglomerate disclosed that the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering civil action against the company for possible securities law violations.
9:51 a.m. Oct. 5, 2020 - By Howard Gold
When it comes to Social Security, these strategies can pay off for married couples In come cases, two can do a lot better than oneIn come cases, two can do a lot better than one
8:34 a.m. Oct. 5, 2020 - By Paul Brandus
Social Security missteps could push millions of elderly Americans into poverty At the very time people need help the most, it’s harder to get At the very time people need help the most, it’s harder to get
5:13 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Alessandra Malito
America is a slightly better place to retire — but there’s plenty of room for improvement The U.S. climbed 2 places in a global retirement index — but weakness in health care and income draw criticismThe U.S. climbed 2 places in a global retirement index — but weakness in health care and income draw criticism
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