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  • Nudge new graduates toward 401(k) plans

    Your new college graduate is dipping his toe in the workplace, learning the technology, figuring out office protocol and fixating on the first assignment. With all that excited anxiety, it is easy to overlook the section of the HR employee handbook...
  • Many factors can impact retirement-savings risk decisions

    A basic tenet of retirement planning instructs investors to tilt their sails to more conservative shores as their retirement beachhead nears. One of the oldest personal finance rules of thumb held that one should subtract his or her age from 100, and...
  • Financial literacy of U.S. teenagers is below average, study shows

    Financial literacy of U.S. teenagers is below average, study shows
    The financial literacy of American teenagers is no better than average compared with their peers in other countries, and nearly one in five lacks basic proficiency, according to a comprehensive new study. The report by the Organization for Economic...
  • Deciphering the alphabet soup of advisers

    Susan Cohen and Barry Berg, of Maplewood, N.J., handled their own finances for years. But when their special-needs son, Julian, turned 18 in 2013, they had a docket of financial decisions to make for the young man, born with Fragile X syndrome. They...
  • Retirement: how much you really need

    Back when I was packing lunches, I inevitably found myself in line at the deli counter behind one or another older couple who took what seemed like forever before making their selection. That leisurely approach explains, in part, why you may be better...
  • How we make retirement decisions

    Sweeping generalizations about how men and women think about money have always rubbed me the wrong way. Obviously, these are deeply personal and unique feelings. Still, I like to rely on quantifiable evidence when possible, at the very least to help...
  • Investing for the really long haul

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: My son has $2,800 in his savings account and my daughter has $1,100 in hers. They are both 9 years old. My dad has done some research on different ways for them to invest their money, what is your opinion? I want...
  • The retirement confidence survey and what it means

    The 2014 Employee Benefit Research Institute Retirement Confidence Survey is out and the news is mixed. After dropping to record lows between 2009 and 2013, the percentage of workers confident about having enough money for a comfortable retirement,...
  • Health insurance exchanges gear up for action

    Circle October 1 on your calendar. If you're under 65, you may be less than three short months from a whole new outlook on your health, wealth and retirement security. October 1 marks the start of open enrollment on the new state-based health insurance...
  • Context is key when calculating health care costs in retirement

    When I was raising my teenage son, a typical conversation would go like this: Me: Don't you have homework? Son: Mmmmm. Me: Don't you have to write a 10-page paper, plus study for a math test? Son: (Grunt) Me: Shouldn't you get started right now?...
  • Parents juggle job loss, costs of children with retirement planning

    Parents juggle job loss, costs of children with retirement planning
    Financial planners like to see smooth waters for clients in their 50s: saving lots in the best earning years of one's career, avoiding new debt, paying off the mortgage by retirement or soon thereafter. Instead, Christopher and Robyn Reagan of South...
  • hypeorlando, new blog network, launches

    hypeorlando, new blog network, launches
    The Orlando Sentinel has launched a new standalone website that features local bloggers writing about Central Florida life and the topics that matter to local residents. Launched Tuesday, www.hypeorlando.com features a growing network of writers who...