| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Retirement planning, elder care and wills are touchy subjects for most people, but they’re especially rife with anxiety, miscommunication and disagreements for parents and their adult children, according to a new report.
The majority of both groups...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Despite a challenged analysis of the financial risks and rewards, the House is advancing a massive overhaul of the state retirement system that critics said would subject future workers to the wiles of Wall Street. The House...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:43 PM
For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down.
"I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Who: Kevin J. Suarez, 29, of Deerfield Beach
From: Mutual fund analyst at Jupiter Distribution Partners LLC
To: Tier 1 technician with Integrated Technology Corporate Solutions Inc. in Fort Lauderdale in 2012
Start date: January, he was promoted...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Re: the letter to the editor, “Angry at DePompa’s double-dip,” April 10. There is nothing inherently wrong in deciding to cease working every day but still continue to work part-time for your former employer, whether private or...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Dear Liz: I just finished paying off my last credit card and checked my credit report as I am now separated from my wife. I found we had one joint account that she had not been paying. There are two stretches of five months each of no payment.
| Sep 7, 2010
| 10:48 AM
"Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep on Buying No Matter What"
By Lee Eisenberg
Free Press, 334 pages, $26
It’s appropriate that Lee Eisenberg’s new book, “Shoptimism: Why the American Consumer Will Keep on Buying No...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 1:02 AM
Ruth H. Clark of Pompano Beach is a 95-year-old aerobic wonder, working out seven days a week.
But Clark is not just flexing her muscles, she's protecting her retirement nest egg by staying healthy.
Economists say health care will become more crucial in...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 10:40 AM
The 50-something former college dropout who returned to campus to finish his degree — and play football. The health nut grandmother who spends her time writing and performing rock 'n roll. The nursing coordinator and schoolteacher couple who...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Is 15 percent becoming the new 10 percent for retirement savings?
Maybe so - but that doesn't mean many South Floridians will be able to save that much.
"I think everyone wants to save 15 percent a year. It's just a question of how we can do it,"...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Baby Boomers don't always get a fair shake, often being portrayed as indulgent and selfish. But a new MetLife study explodes that stereotype. The study, "The MetLife Study of Caregiving Costs to Working Caregivers: Double Jeopardy for Baby Boomers...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:23 AM
It is possible to have a happy and fulfilling retirement even when economic conditions look bleak. That's the view of Mark Miller, an expert on aging and the author of a new book, "The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security" (Bloomberg). But reaching...