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

Ask Bob: Why Are Medicare Costs Gobbling My Social Security Raise?

Ask Bob: Why Are Medicare Costs Gobbling My Social Security Raise?

A reader feels that any Social Security cost-of-living increase is offset by bigger Medicare premiums.

It's Not About Retiring From Work; It's About Retiring to New Opportunities

It's Not About Retiring From Work; It's About Retiring to New Opportunities

Successful financial advisers from around the nation tell Robert Powell how they get their clients to think about retiring, financially fit, to a life of independence and purpose.

Try Our New Retirement Calculator

Try Our New Retirement Calculator

Concerned about your nest egg? Try our calculator to get answers and stay on track for the retirement you deserve.

Ask Bob: How Do I Get the Most From Social Security Spousal Benefits?

Ask Bob: How Do I Get the Most From Social Security Spousal Benefits?

A reader wants to know how to maximize Social Security benefits for a couple at full retirement age.

This May Be the Biggest Asset Millennials Have for Saving Money

This May Be the Biggest Asset Millennials Have for Saving Money

When it comes to saving - it's no surprise millennials are focused on debt like college loans or financial assets like their salary. But, that may be a mistake according to Retirement Daily's Robert Powell. Watch the video to learn more.

Tip of the Week: Start the Year Building Your Cash Flow and Spending Power

Tip of the Week: Start the Year Building Your Cash Flow and Spending Power

Financial Adviser Don Grant tells his clients to review subscriptions, their auto-renew expenses and insurance.

Ask Bob: Are Employers Required to Match 401(k) Contributions?

Ask Bob: Are Employers Required to Match 401(k) Contributions?

Companies aren't forced to match workers' 401(k) contributions, but it's a great investment, says adviser Dennis Markway.

Retirement Resources: Best Places to Live and Work in Retirement

Retirement Resources: Best Places to Live and Work in Retirement

Where to live, what to do: Here's a group of terrific references on getting ready for and living in retirement.

Ask Bob: How Can I Maximize My Social Security Benefits?

Ask Bob: How Can I Maximize My Social Security Benefits?

When you were born, when your spouse claims Social Security, and more affect your benefits.

The Truth About Annuities and Retirement

The Truth About Annuities and Retirement

Annuities get a bad rap, but some are the right solution for retirement savings dilemmas.