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.
Annuites with cost-of-living adjustment options can come at a steep price.
Even though the stock market is up sharply over the past five years, most Americans feel it's more difficult to retire, a recent survey finds.
There can be substantial changes in Social Security benefits prior to reaching your full retirement age.
An ETF to let you invest in pet care companies is among this week's new retirement products.
Investors who have more than one type of account for retirement - taxable, tax-deferred, and tax-exempt (Roth) - should take advantage of those accounts' different tax characteristics.
Children may be entitled to Social Security survivor benefit even if their parent didn't work 10 years.
Being laid off in your late 50s and taking a lower paying job will have a negative effect on your Social Security benefits.
Mental illness of an extended family member can affect portfolio allocations, new research finds.
Convential wisdom calls for spending money from taxable accounts first, but that may not always be the best approach.
Good news for this reader. The Social Security Administration will contact you in writing if there has been a change in your benefit calculation.
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