Retirement columnist for Reuters, Morningstar and http://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.

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.

New annuity options to plan around life's biggest unknown

reuters.com — The possibility of running short is called longevity risk, and the Obama administration last year established rules to foster a new type of annuity, the Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract, that would provide a steady monthly payment until you die.

New annuity options to plan around life's biggest unknown

reuters.com — The possibility of running short is called longevity risk, and the Obama administration last year established rules to foster a new type of annuity, the Qualified Longevity Annuity Contract, that would provide a steady monthly payment until you die.

COLUMN-New annuity options to plan around life's biggest unknown

reuters.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO, June 25 (Reuters) - How much money you will need to save to enjoy a secure retirement depends on the ultimate unknowable: How long will you live?

COLUMN-Medicare coverage could be even more useful at age 50

reuters.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO, June 18 (Reuters) - Americans are living longer, so why not lower the eligibility age for Medicare? That prescription might sound upside down: rising longevity often is used as an argument for delaying Medicare eligibility past age 65.

Betting on prevention as Medicare turns 50

retirementrevised.com — Healthcare is an expense. But what if we looked at it as an investment - especially an investment in prevention of disease? The payback on that investment would be more years of healthy living and less cost treating chronic disease in old age . . . not to mention the human misery avoided.

Medicare coverage could be even more useful at age 50

businessinsider.com — By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - Americans are living longer, so why not lower the eligibility age for Medicare? That prescription might sound upside down: rising longevity often is used as an argument for delaying Medicare eligibility past age 65.

Medicare coverage could be even more useful at age 50

reuters.com — That prescription might sound upside down: rising longevity often is used as an argument for delaying Medicare eligibility past age 65. However, one of the country's top experts on geriatric medicine actually thinks Medicare should start covering preventive healthcare when we turn 50.

FIFA Loses Nobel Peace Center Support as World Cup Plays On

brandchannel.com — The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup continues through July 5th, as will its brand crisis, its seems. While the US Women's National soccer team prepares for its final first-round match against Nigeria Tuesday night, the rest of the FIFA world is still feeling the aftershocks of the recent arrests of past and present FIFA execs involving corruption.
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Jul 02, 2015

Medicare proposes to ease '2-midnight' coverage rule on hospital observation stays; strib.mn/1f2GCi8

Jul 01, 2015

SCOTUS decision & New Financial Planning Opportunities For Same-Sex LGBT Couples kitces.com/blog/the-supre… via @michaelkitces

Jul 01, 2015

How would health insurance mergers affect Medicare Advantage market? Analysis by @DrewAltman of @KaiserFamFound blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2015/…

Jun 30, 2015

Social Security: Should it be Part of Your Asset Allocation? @michaelkitces and @christine_benz discuss morningstar.com/Cover/videoCen…

Jun 29, 2015

RT @MichaelKitces: Nice @RetireRevised coverage about how QLAC sales continue to lag. reut.rs/1CDo1Ow // Predicted last year: bit.ly/1CDo1Ox

Jun 29, 2015

Few use self-directed brokerage accounts in 401ks; those who do are older, richer and male, says @Vanguard_Group napa-net.org/news/managing-…)



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