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
Heart-Pounding Costs for Healthcare in Retirement? Take a Deep Breath
It's an attention-grabbing headline we see every year: $250,000 for Healthcare in Retirement! But it's really not that simple, or that expensive.
How to Take Advantage of Rising Short-Term Rates
Advisers say income investors would be well-served to keep duration short and not stretch for yield.
Will a Charitable Distribution Avoid Income-Related Medicare Cost Hikes?
Ask Bob: A reader wants to know how to manage his RMDs to avoid big hikes in his Medicare premiums.
Rewiring How You Think About Retirement
Author says retirement planning is not only about efficient wealth accumulation. It's about whether you can support your desired standard of living throughout retirement.
Think More About Taxes and Expenses Before You Retire
Most folks planning for retirement, or just dreaming about it, tend to think more about what they'll do for fun than about how they'll pay for it.
Income Investing: Diversify with Global Fixed Income
In the current low-yield environment, retirees seeking high-yield investments might be better served thinking about a total return approach rather than current income.
New Investments and Products for Retirement (April 23, 2018)
Here are some new investments and related products that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios.
Worried About an Inverted Yield Curve? Diversify Your Income Sources
Strike a balance when investing in fixed income.
What General Electric Shareholders Should Do Now
Investors who have counted on GE's quarterly dividend for income should rethink their reason for owning GE. Here are some alternatives.
Ideas for Income: Investment-Grade Corporates, Floating-Rate Notes, TIPS
Investors need to balance their need for yield with the threat of continued rising rates and the sensitivity their assets might have to them.