Robert McGarvey

Robert McGarvey is a veteran technology reporter. He covers mobile payments and banking for a number of publications, files regularly at Mainstreet.com, and has written for outlets ranging from "The New York Times" and "Wired" to "Harvard Business Review."

Recent Articles By The Author

The Coming Culture Wars in the Trump Era: Frugality vs. Consumption

The Coming Culture Wars in the Trump Era: Frugality vs. Consumption

Experts predict a frugality backlash as more consumers take a stand against conspicuous consumption.

Can You Retire Abroad on Social Security Alone?

Can You Retire Abroad on Social Security Alone?

Retirement paradise can be yours for under $1,550 per month if you know where to look. And retirees may be looking to escape Trump.

Are You Emotionally Ready to Retire?

Are You Emotionally Ready to Retire?

What will you do the first Monday after you retire? Too many retirees can't answer that and this is becoming a national crisis.

Trump's Infrastructure Renewal and You

Trump's Infrastructure Renewal and You

Railroads, pipeline companies, steel makers, cement manufacturers are all tabbed for the infrastructure fast lane.

What Trump's Election Means to Immigrants

What Trump's Election Means to Immigrants

Here's what experts say are the smart moves now for illegal immigrants. Key advice: "stay cool."