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  • Retirement seminar post-mortem: I know more … but what don’t I know?

    Now that I have risen to the surface after having marinated in a five-hour seminar about retirement planning, I find…

  • I survived student loans … barely

    I am unlikely to be a protagonist on A&E’s “Hoarders” anytime soon. I am not as anal retentive as a…

  • Aegon Retirement Readiness Index Scores

    LGBTQ Retirement Prospects: A Survey’s Surprising Findings

    Despite cautious optimism, some major challenges remain The retirement crisis that LGBTQ older adults in America were facing in 2014…

  • thriving through uncertainty

    Changing Careers: How to Move Past Fear of the Unknown

    Advice from the author of ‘Thriving Through Uncertainty’ Tama Kieves, author of the new book Thriving Through Uncertainty, remembers the…

  • millenials in wonderland

    The 7 Top Challenges for Millennial Job Hunters

    How boomer and Gen X parents can help their kids overcome them (The following is excerpted from the new book,…

  • Inherited IRAs

    The ABCs of Inherited IRAs

    An expert lays out your options and helps you avoid tax mistakes Intergenerational wealth transfers create opportunities and risks, especially…

  • What the New RAISE Family Caregivers Act Will Do

    The bipartisan bill aims to develop a national strategy for family caregivers Back in June, in a blog post I…

  • estate planner

    5 Questions to Ask Your Estate Planner After the New Tax Law

    The new tax law is an opportune time to schedule a meeting An estate plan is like a car or…

  • Peter Pigeon

    South Carolina’s State Retirement System Revamped

    Peter Pigeon Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio For many years, South Carolina’s retirement system has been projected to be unable…

  • Happiness pbs rewire

    Can You Make Your Own Happiness?

    With many millennials abandoning the “traditional,” idealized life path of college, job, marriage, kids, retirement, traditional measures of what it means to be…