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: Buying Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA

Ask Bob: Buying Real Estate With a Self-Directed IRA

A reader wants to know about buying real estate, and protecting their 401(k) savings during market volatility.

New Retirement Research (Aug. 19 2019)

New Retirement Research (Aug. 19 2019)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research into alternative ways to receive retirement income, machines' impact on jobs, and Social Security and Medicare data.

Retirement Planning: Why You Should Have an Investment Policy Statement

Retirement Planning: Why You Should Have an Investment Policy Statement

Don't panic if you have a plan and don't panic if you don't have a plan. Retirement Daily has some advice.

The Biggest Threat to Your Retirement? Check Your Basement

The Biggest Threat to Your Retirement? Check Your Basement

Admit it. Your adult children still live in the basement. Here's what to do.

How to Protect Your Retirement Portfolio in This Volatile Market

How to Protect Your Retirement Portfolio in This Volatile Market

Most investors, and especially those on retirement's doorstep, are anxious about the market right now. Here are some solid strategies from the best advisers.

Strategies to Boost Your 401(k)and Your Retirement Savings

Strategies to Boost Your 401(k)and Your Retirement Savings

Here's how to stop procrastinating and be a smarter retirement saver -- the easy way.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (Aug. 13 2019)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (Aug. 13 2019)

The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: a new ETF that gives investors a shot at being part of the gig economy.

Is Your Home Properly Insured? Here's How You Can Avoid a Retirement Disaster

Is Your Home Properly Insured? Here's How You Can Avoid a Retirement Disaster

When was the last time you reviewed your homeowners insurance policy?

New Retirement Research (Aug. 12 2019)

New Retirement Research (Aug. 12 2019)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research into medical technologies, promoting elder justice, and combating robocall fraud.

Ask Bob: Which Foreign Taxes Qualify for a Tax Credit?

Ask Bob: Which Foreign Taxes Qualify for a Tax Credit?

An American retiree living in France wants to know about income and property taxes and the Foreign Tax Credit.