| 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.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:21 AM
As couples near retirement age together they often joke about their hopes not to drive each other crazy.
But there is some truth behind the jest. After decades of being married and having separate careers and sometimes different schedules, the reality...
| 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...
| Aug 17, 2010
Only about 1 in 6,000 people will live past 100.
So at 102, West Palm Beach, Florida, retiree Lillian Horowitz has become accustomed to answering the question, "What's the secret to long life?"
"I tell them, 'The important things in life are love and...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:51 PM
Orange Coast College is hosting a retirement planning workshop from 9 a.m. to noon, Aug. 20 and Aug. 27, in Social Science, Room 104.
The workshop is $59 and includes a 226-page illustrated textbook. Parking is free.
The college is located at 2701...