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

Long-Term Care and What It Means for Your Retirement

Long-Term Care and What It Means for Your Retirement

How well do you understand your options for long-term care in retirement? TheStreet's Mr. Retirement, Robert Powell breaks it down.

What Medicare Won't Cover During Your Retirement

What Medicare Won't Cover During Your Retirement

There are limitations on what Medicare pays. Don't be surprised.

Retirement's Dirty Little Secret That Impacts Mostly Women

Retirement's Dirty Little Secret That Impacts Mostly Women

Unpaid caregivers such as family, friends, and neighbors make many sacrifices .. what you need to know.

Target-Date Funds May Fall Short for Retirement Savers

Target-Date Funds May Fall Short for Retirement Savers

Robert Powell says new thinking shows retirement investors need target-income funds, not just target-date funds.

The Soaring Cost of Long-Term Care Costs - What You Need to Know

The Soaring Cost of Long-Term Care Costs - What You Need to Know

Long-care health care is expensive. That's why it's even more important for you to have a plan as you head into retirement. What you need to know.

Ask Bob: Rollover from IRA or 401(k) to an HSA

Ask Bob: Rollover from IRA or 401(k) to an HSA

A reader asks about rollovers from IRAs or 401(k)s into a health savings account.

Working a Little Longer Works Better Than Saving More Money for Retirement

Working a Little Longer Works Better Than Saving More Money for Retirement

Pundits are fond of telling those planning for retirement to save more, but recent research is challenging that advice.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (July 9 2019)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (July 9 2019)

The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: an ETF that focuses on companies involved in cloud computing.

Self-Employed? Here's How to Save Up to $62,000 a Year for Retirement

Self-Employed? Here's How to Save Up to $62,000 a Year for Retirement

If you're self-employed, here's how you can sock away up to $62,000 per year in your nest egg.

Retirees: How Much Do You Expect to Pay for Long-Term Care?

Retirees: How Much Do You Expect to Pay for Long-Term Care?

Expenses could exceed $250,000 for some.