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

Mark Miller's Biography

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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.

The New Fiduciary Rule and Rollovers

wealthmanagement.com — JakeOlimb/iStock/Thinkstock The fiduciary fight isn't over yet-but we're getting close. Barring an unexpected upset, the U.S. Department of Labor soon will finalize regulations redefining the term "fiduciary" for purposes of advising retirement clients. These long-overdue reforms have been debated to death, and despite the short-term disruption, they'll be good for the standards and professionalism of the advisory business in the long haul.

Taylor Swift Stars in Keds Ladies First Campaign

brandchannel.com — Taylor Swift may be involved in a female-pop-star Twitter version of WrestleMania with Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry and Rihanna-which she attempted to end by inviting Minaj to perform with her-but her fans aren't likely to worry too much about Swift getting caught in the fray.

Coke Lays Down FIFA Demands as Comic Interrupts Sepp Blatter

brandchannel.com — FIFA has looked fairly bumbling in recent months, as 14 people have been arrested in relation to a US-led fraud case against the organization. FIFA chief Sepp Blatter announced that he was stepping down only days after being re-elected to his post, and then kept showing up for work.

Add bite to your retirement dental plan

startribune.com — If you plan to retire soon, consider a visit to the dentist before your dental insurance disappears. Retirees transitioning to Medicare are often surprised to learn that the program does not cover routine dental care or more complex procedures. Overall, 40 percent of the 65-plus population has some form of dental benefit, according to the National Association of Dental Plans.

Nike Develops Flyease Shoes for Athletes With Disabilities

brandchannel.com — More than 30 million Americans have difficulty walking or climbing stairs. Many of them use wheelchairs, canes, crutches and walkers. Some of them are athletes or simply people who love athletics. Nike has tapped into that market with the debut of its new Flyease shoes.
Jul 17, 2015

Sweet! -> Nike Develops Flyease Shoes for Athletes With Disabilities brandchannel.com/2015/07/16/nik…

Add bite to your retirement dental plan

reuters.com — Retirees transitioning to Medicare are often surprised to learn that the program does not cover routine dental care or more complex procedures. Overall, 40 percent of the 65-plus population has some form of dental benefit, according to the National Association of Dental Plans.
Jul 18, 2015

Planning to retire soon? Visit to the dentist before your dental insurance disappears reut.rs/1e22dWj pic.twitter.com/mmqClsHi36

Jul 16, 2015

Planning to retire soon? Visit to the dentist before your dental insurance disappears reut.rs/1e22dWj pic.twitter.com/xqEurbtsYj

Jul 17, 2015

#Medicare surprise: most dental care isn't covered. More in my @reutersmoney column this week. reut.rs/1e22dWj via @Reuters

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What is missing from the White House Conference on Aging

reuters.com — This year's conference, set for Monday, July 13, could have similar impact in a country facing the challenges of a rapidly aging population. Unfortunately, I'm not optimistic that this year's summit will be as productive as past ones have been.

What is missing from the White House Conference on Aging

reuters.com — This year's conference, set for Monday, July 13, could have similar impact in a country facing the challenges of a rapidly aging population. Unfortunately, I'm not optimistic that this year's summit will be as productive as past ones have been.
Jul 09, 2015

Sink or swim? White House Conference on Aging overlooks too many big issues via @RetireRevised reut.rs/1CrNU9l pic.twitter.com/4fzYjDmeC0

Jul 10, 2015

Sink or swim? White House Conference on Aging overlooks too many big issues via @RetireRevised reut.rs/1CrNU9l pic.twitter.com/S6uP0k8BS5

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Gay marriage's big benefit is Social Security

reuters.com — The ruling will affect everything from access to spousal pension and retirement accounts, health benefits and more. But Social Security really is the headliner. Recognition of same-sex marriage in all 50 states will guarantee access to Social Security's spousal and survivor benefits, which are the most valuable features of the program.

When Retirement Comes Early

wealthmanagement.com — glebchik/iStock/Thinkstock Scott Bishop is a financial planner in Houston, a city that has seen thousands of job layoffs this year in the wake of the collapse in oil prices. Many of the job cuts have hit executives at the big Houston-based oilfield services companies, so Bishop has seen his share of clients facing the prospect of an early-and unplanned-retirement.
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Jul 29, 2015

As Medicare and Medicaid Turn 50, Use of Private Health Plans Surges nyti.ms/1JS4vjW

Jul 27, 2015

RT @aiming2retire: Medicare turns 50 this week! 10 things you should know about the program: ow.ly/Q8VKg

Jul 27, 2015

RT @ActiveRetirees: It's #Medicare50th anniv week. We're hosting events coast to coast to celebrate and educate. Find one near you. ow.ly/Q8X66

Jul 24, 2015

Weekend reading for financial planners from @MichaelKitces - outlook for DOL fiduciary rulemaking kitces.com/blog/weekend-r…

Jul 23, 2015

Jeb Bush must have missed this - majorities of Dems/Republicans favor favor keeping Medicare as is. kff.org/medicaid/press…



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