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

There Is a Perilous Shortage of Elder Caregivers

There Is a Perilous Shortage of Elder Caregivers

The demand for home health aides is skyrocketing, and the crisis is spreading nationally. Are solutions within grasp?

Can You Afford to Live to 100?

Can You Afford to Live to 100?

The fear of outliving retirement savings is multiplying as more seniors realize that living to 100 is becoming a very realistic possibility. Advisors need to plan accordingly.

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."

Will Donald Trump Create Your Next Job?

Will Donald Trump Create Your Next Job?

Experts say Trump could easily create millions of jobs in neighborhoods that may surprise - inner-cities.

Cellphone Purchase Protection: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Cellphone Purchase Protection: To Buy or Not to Buy?

Don't forget non-carrier device protection options that sometimes are smarter buys.

Will President Trump Unplug Electric Cars?

Will President Trump Unplug Electric Cars?

Will Trump end the $7500 tax credit for buying some electric cars - and is that RIP for alternative fuel vehicles?