Robert Powell is longtime financial journalist and a regular contributor to TheStreet 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; 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 and is currently enrolled in the Boston University Program for Financial Planners, a CFP Board-registered program.
Recent Articles By The Author
Is It Wise to Retire With a Significant Amount of Debt?
More older Americans are carrying significant amounts of debt into retirement. Even with low interest rates, is that wise?
How Does the New Tax Law Affect Deductions for an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage
We're going to help you find the answers to your questions about the new tax legislation. Today: Tax deductions for HELOCs, LLCs, S-Corporations and more.
Boost Your Retirement Savings With These Easy Tips
Here's how to stop procrastinating and be a smarter retirement saver -- the easy way.
How to Keep Health Problems From Forcing You to Retire
A physically demanding job might force you into early retirement. But mentally demanding work can be good for you.
Worry More About Rising Housing Costs in Retirement Than Healthcare Costs
Take a look at the Social Security Administration's expenditure chartbook, and see how your expenses and needs in retirement measure up.