Retirement columnist for Reuters, Morningstar and t.co/fEmihkSEhN; 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.

brandchannel:FIFA 'Welcomes' Arrests as Sponsors Have Massive New Headache

brandchannel.com — The world is shocked today following the arrests of nine FIFA executives (and five other executives) in a World Cup corruption crackdown by the US Justice Department.

Beech-Nut Goes Transparent by Listing Baby Food Ingredients

brandchannel.com — If there is one thing Americans want these days, it's transparency about what goes into our food. But when it comes to baby food, there's generally no list of ingredients-consumers are supposed to figure that the only item in a jar marked "Carrots" is carrots. Until now, that is.

This weekend’s recommended reading on retirement

retirementrevised.com — Here's a quick look at articles that have caught my eye in the past week: The Risks and Rewards of Self-Managing Investment Portfolios. There are good reasons for retirees to manage their own financial lives: Saving money on fees is one benefit, and more closely aligning investments with personal goals is another.

Supreme Court ruling puts spotlight on 401(k) fees, performance

startribune.com — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that employers have a duty to protect workers in their 401(k) plans from mutual funds that are too expensive or perform poorly. Monday's unanimous ruling sends a strong signal that employers must improve their plans.

U.S. courts order 401(k) sponsors to do the right thing

reuters.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that employers have a duty to protect workers in their 401(k) plans from mutual funds that are too expensive or perform poorly. Monday's unanimous ruling sends a strong signal that employers must improve their plans.

COLUMN-U.S. courts order 401(k) sponsors to do the right thing

reuters.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO May 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this week that employers have a duty to protect workers in their 401(k) plans from mutual funds that are too expensive or perform poorly. Monday's unanimous ruling sends a strong signal that employers must improve their plans.

Are Your Clients Leaving 401(k) Matching Funds on the Table?

wealthmanagement.com — What if you could boost your clients' retirement nest eggs by $42,885 guaranteed - and absolutely free? You'd do it of course, but not without asking first: "What's the catch?" That question would only be slightly off the mark. What you should have asked: "What's the match?" - as in 401(k) matching contribution.

Using Debt in Retirement

wealthmanagement.com — "Neither a borrower nor a lender be," Shakespeare's Polonius advised his son in Hamlet. Tom Anderson disagrees. Anderson, a wealth manager at Morgan Stanley, is the author of The Value of Debt in Retirement (Wiley) and challenges the conventional wisdom that the best retirement plans shed as much debt as possible - of any kind.

Dairy Queen Removing Soda From Kids’ Menus

brandchannel.com — Fighting childhood obesity has been a primary focus for First Lady Michelle Obama, and she no doubt has a smile on her face this week with the news that Dairy Queen is removing soda from its kids' menu options.

Retirement investors need patience as bond market wavers

reuters.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - With bond markets in turmoil, what is a 401(k) investor to do? Probably not much. Retirement investors have enjoyed the best of both worlds these past two years: a bull market in both equities and bonds.
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May 23, 2015

The Risks and Rewards of Self-Managing Investment Portfolios - @johnwasik on plus/minus on using an adviser nyti.ms/1JHyKhk

May 21, 2015

Doing the right thing by retirement savers - is it the new black? My column on #SCOTUS #401k ruling @ReutersMoney reuters.com/article/2015/0…

May 17, 2015

@bwclinton The filing likely would trigger Medicare Part A activation. But you should consult your local Social Security office on this.



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