Social Security Payments Will Go Up By 2 Percent

That’s the highest increase in six years.

The Folks Are Not All Right

When it was time for me to leave home, I never questioned that my parents wouldn’t be okay.

When a Company Becomes a Guardian

You need to read The New Yorker’s “How the Elderly Lose Their Rights.”

The Majority of Americans Can’t Afford to Retire

If you didn’t read the Washington Post’s “The New Reality of Old Age in America” this weekend, I’m going to recommend it for this afternoon.

Nursing Home Costs Are Higher Than Ever

A private room now costs around $8,000 per month.

Planning for My Parents’ Retirement

I don’t want my parents to worry about bills they can’t pay once they don’t have an income.

How Much Am I Putting in My Roth IRA This Year?

This week, I set myself the financial goal of figuring out how much I was going to put into my Roth IRA this year.

Hurricane Harvey Victims Are Eligible for 401(k) Hardship Withdrawals

This means that people will be able to withdraw money from qualified retirement accounts, but they’ll still have to pay the associated penalties and taxes.

How a Former Software Tester Does Money

Kathy is a 55-year-old former software tester in Los Angeles.

Even Those of Us Who Think We’re Saving Enough for Retirement Aren’t Saving Enough

Because life gets in the way.