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Will Technology Save Baby Boomers?

Patrick Watson | Equities.com |

The choices some Boomers made decades ago may have seemed sensible at the time. But as you’ll see, they also have other side effects.


You Will Probably Live Longer Than You Thought—But Can You Afford To?

John Mauldin | Equities.com |

If the projections are right, then in 2050 some 22.3% of the US population will be over 65 and 8.3% will be over 80. Both would be huge increases since 2000…


Liz Weston: It's Time to Fix Social Security's Tax Burden

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Initially, only 1 in 10 Social Security recipients had to pay any federal tax. Now, it's over half.


Biggest Retirement Threats for Women

Julia Novakovich | Equities.com |

While women do face unique challenges as they move towards retirement, these challenges can be mitigated with some planning.


The Festering Social Rift Over Pensions

Adam Taggart | Equities.com |

Why does he get to retire and I don't?


Taking Advantage of All Available Retirement Funding Schemes

Alex Hamilton | Equities.com |

For most Americans, the amount they are eligible to receive from Social Security is far lower than what is actually necessary to sustain their everyday lives and finances.


Is the Market Downturn a Good Reason to Convert to a Roth IRA?

Jeremy Biberdorf | Equities.com |

Many investors have seen the value of their investments flounder in the chaos. However, there may be one bright star on the horizon.


Are Hedge Funds to Blame for the Public Pension Fund Crisis in the US?

IRIS.xyz | Equities.com |

If we are to seriously address the unfunded public pension crisis in the US, there are four primary issues that must be considered and addressed...


​Five Ways Target-Date Funds Let Investors Down

Paul Merriman | Equities.com |

Target-date funds don’t go the whole distance in taking care of investors. Here are five ways they fall short.


Liz Weston: With Money Goals, Multitasking Pays Off

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Paying off debt is a worthy goal, but it shouldn't come at the expense of other goals, particularly saving for retirement.


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