Robert Powell

Robert Powell, Editor of TheStreet’s Retirement Daily, is longtime financial journalist, and a regular contributor to TheStreet, Income Seeker and USA Today. He also serves as editor of the Retirement Management Journal, a peer-reviewed professional journal and program/curriculum director of the online Retirement Management Analyst program at Salem State University. Previously, he served as editor of Retirement Weekly; was managing director of Dalbar, a mutual fund research and publishing concern; and managing director of Acadient, an online financial education company. He has written about personal finance, investments, and retirement since 1986.

Recent Articles By The Author

Don't Guess About Your Retirement -- Get Smart and Get Help

Don't Guess About Your Retirement -- Get Smart and Get Help

Retirement expert Robert Powell moderates a wide-ranging discussion on planning and investing for retirement, as well as income, tax and distribution strategies for retirees.

Ask Bob: I'm Worried About My 401(k) in this Volatile Market

Ask Bob: I'm Worried About My 401(k) in this Volatile Market

A reader, close to retiring, wants to know what's the best thing to do with a 401(k) if the market volatility keeps up, or there's another recession.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (July 17 2018)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (July 17 2018)

The following are new investments that those saving and or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. We've included commentary from advisers about the investments, as well.

New Retirement Research (July 16 2018)

New Retirement Research (July 16 2018)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research on Medicare payment incentives and an economic analysis of flu vaccination.

Investing For Retirement: REITS and Preferred Stock ETFs and Funds

Investing For Retirement: REITS and Preferred Stock ETFs and Funds

This adviser talks about the benefits of non-traded and private REITs, and preferred stock ETFs and mutual funds.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (July 10 2018)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (July 10 2018)

The following are new investments that those saving and or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. We've included commentary from advisers about the investments, as well.

Investing for Retirement: Floating-Rate Bond and Short-term Treasury Bond ETFs

Investing for Retirement: Floating-Rate Bond and Short-term Treasury Bond ETFs

Wealth Manager Douglas Adams says investors are clearly not getting compensated for taking on credit risk as in years past.

New Retirement Research (July 9 2018)

New Retirement Research (July 9 2018)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research on lottery winnings, hunger among seniors in America and mutual fund flows.

Best Funds to Boost Your Retirement Portfolio -- Especially for Younger Workers

Best Funds to Boost Your Retirement Portfolio -- Especially for Younger Workers

Here are the best funds for people just starting to save and invest for retirement.

Retirement Resources: The Best Calculators

Retirement Resources: The Best Calculators

A selection of some of the best calculators to help you plan for retirement.