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

New Investments and Products for Retirement (May 7 2019)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (May 7 2019)

The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: A new ETF for investors interested in socially conscious companies.

New Retirement Research (May 6 2019)

New Retirement Research (May 6 2019)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research into yield enhancement investment products, Medicare and transportation trends.

Don't Worry Too Much About the Future of Medicare

Don't Worry Too Much About the Future of Medicare

The Medicare Part B premium is expected to rise to $144.30 in 2020, but the program won't become 'insolvent.'

How to Use Your Tax Return to Fix Your Retirement Plan

How to Use Your Tax Return to Fix Your Retirement Plan

Every line of your 1040 tells a story about your financial life. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to use your 1040 to fix your retirement plan.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (April 30 2019)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (April 30 2019)

The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: Five new ETFs from Goldman Sachs investing in parts of the technology universe.

Ask Bob: Should I Wait to Collect Social Security?

Ask Bob: Should I Wait to Collect Social Security?

A reader wants to know about how waiting to collect Social Security benefits affects taxes.

New Retirement Research (April 29 2019)

New Retirement Research (April 29 2019)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research into retirement patterns, job transitions and lawmakers' efforts to enhance Social Security.

Ask Bob: Affordable Healthcare Before Medicare

Ask Bob: Affordable Healthcare Before Medicare

A reader asks for suggestions on ways to find healthcare coverage before they are eligible for Medicare.

Retirement Isn't All Fun and Games

Retirement Isn't All Fun and Games

And it shouldn't be, says Mitch Anthony. It should be a healthy, happy balance between vacation and vocation.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (April 24 2019)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (April 24 2019)

The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: BlackRock's iShares recently expanded its offering of ETFs focused on Japanese equities.