Retirement columnist for Reuters, Morningstar and http://WealthManagement.com; author of The Hard Times Guide to Retirement Security.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Midwest reporter for Beverage Industry - a trade magazine covering soft drinks, beer and wine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Raoul Duke.

Retirement Planning for Singles: 3 Musts

news.morningstar.com — Love and marriage, love and marriage Go together like a horse and carriage ... So much planning advice focuses on married couples--and no doubt, that's where some of the most valuable retirement benefits can be found. Think Social Security spousal benefits, joint and survivor pensions, or beneficiary rights for 401(k) and IRA accounts.

A report from the epicenter of encore careers

retirementrevised.com — PHOENIX - The ironic location of the Encore 2014 conference wasn't lost on Marc Freedman, the organization's founder and CEO: Maricopa County, Arizona, birthplace of the idea of retirement as a time of leisure. In January, 1960, Del Webb opened Sun City here.

The Secrets to Launching a Successful Encore Career

time.com — "You must do the thing you cannot do," Eleanor Roosevelt once wrote. It's the only way to overcome the fears we all face in doing something new, she thought, and take a leap into the unknown.

Conquering fear, finding purpose: The secrets of an encore career

reuters.com — Kate Williams quoted Roosevelt earlier this week here when she accepted a $25,000 Purpose Prize, one of the awards given annually by Encore.org, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that works to engage baby boomers in "encore careers" with a social impact. The awards, now in their ninth year, recognize trailblazers over age 60 who have tackled social problems creatively and effectively.

Most Latinos Don’t Hold Obama’s Immigration Delay Against Him " NewsTaco

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newstaco.com — Most Latinos Don't Hold Obama's Immigration Delay Against Him *Seems that, according to a Pew poll, the majority... How Have Community College Funding Cuts Affected Latinos? *Interesting: when funding for community colleges decreased, tuition increased... The faces of Mexico's missing students *Mexican illustrators are standing for the 43 missing of...

Filipino community reeling after double murder, suicide

komonews.com — SEATTLE -- The horror of two murders and a suicide has shaken members of Seattle's Filipino community. Knowing a 10-year-old boy witnessed the violence makes it all the more difficult to comprehend. "It's a tragedy that hits very close to home. You feel for that boy.

Social Security reform should boost benefits and taxes, poll finds

retirementrevised.com — It's no surprise that a new public opinion survey would find broad public opposition to cutting Social Security benefits. But a survey released this week [PDF] by the National Academy of Social Insurance finds a strong majority of Americans actually support boosting benefits - and taxing themselves to pay for it.

The COLA crunch: Why Social Security isn't keeping up with seniors' costs

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Brian Snyder A man soaks his feet in a fountain while reading a magazine on the Rose Kennedy Greenway on a warm summer afternoon in Boston, Massachusetts July 19, 2011. Retirees will get a 1.7 percent bump in their Social Security benefit next year, according to the Social Security Administration, which announced the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) on Wednesday.

Why Your Social Security Check Isn't Keeping Up With Your Costs

time.com — Social Security's annual inflation adjustment is one of the program's most valuable features. But it's time to adjust the adjustment. Retirees will get a 1.7% bump in their Social Security benefit next year, according to the Social Security Administration, which announced the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) on Wednesday.

COLUMN-The COLA crunch: Why Social Security isn't keeping up with seniors' costs

reuters.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO Oct 23 (Reuters) - Social Security's annual inflation adjustment is one of the program's most valuable features. But it's time to adjust the adjustment. Retirees will get a 1.7 percent bump in their Social Security benefit next year, according to the Social Security Administration, which announced the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) on Wednesday.
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401k account contribution limit rises to $18,000 next year from $17,500, IRS announces. Few will hit the ceiling! irs.gov/uac/Newsroom/I…

Oct 24, 2014

WATCH: Social Security reform: Strong public consensus for higher benefits and taxes, @socialinsurance poll shows. nasi.org/events/175/liv…



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