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.
Adviser John Olsen talks about tax rules for the two basic types of deferred annuities - fixed and variable.
People say they'll start saving for retirement tomorrow, and then tomorrow never comes.
The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: a fixed-income ETF, an emerging markets dividend ETF, and an ETF that exposes investors to China's biopharmaceutical companies.
A reader asks how IRA distributions are taxed.
Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research into finding the optimal investment strategy, what goes into leading a meaningful life, and elder fraud.
Older Americans lose an estimated $2.9 billion a year to these scams, and you need to be aware of them and know how to avoid falling prey to them.
Many pensions withhold on a recipient's behalf, but it's not required by law.
A reader wants to know about the restricted application for spousal benefits and the advantages of delaying Social Security.
Retirement Daily gives advice to young people with piling debt and little thoughts about retirement.
A reader wants to know if they will be impacted by the AMT under the new law.
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