The truth about ‘greedy’ seniors and the ‘war’ between generations

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Former U.S. senator Alan Simpson summarized the argument well: seniors fighting Social Security benefit cuts were nothing more than “greedy geezers” stealing from young people “who... Read more »

Seniors deal with the harsh reality of debt

NEW YORK(Reuters) – Allen Lomax knows how retirement is supposed to go: By your golden years, you should have paid off your house, built up a big pot of... Read more »

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

LONDON (Reuters) – As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, their divisional commander gave... Read more »

‘Green is good.’ Is Wall Street’s new motto sustainable?

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If you have gone to Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s internet home page since mid-December, it would be reasonable to wonder if you had stumbled into... Read more »

Your Money: U.S. teachers take hands-on approach to financial literacy

NEW YORK (Reuters) – There are a lot of hard truths about money, but here is one of the hardest: We are really bad at passing along money smarts.... Read more »

Your Money: What to do if you need to sell stocks now

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When stocks are volatile, conventional wisdom says to stay the course. But what if you have tuition due or a pending home purchase and you... Read more »

Column: U.S. legislation will help retirement security, but bigger steps are needed

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Federal policy on retirement security is one chaotic mess right now. FILE PHOTO: A group of elderly people sit in the shade in a park in... Read more »

Father Figures: Dad’s best financial advice

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines. FILE PHOTO: Actor Rob Riggle attends the... Read more »

Burnout Nation: How companies are de-stressing workforces

NEW YORK (Reuters) – No matter who you are or what you do, let me take a wild guess: You feel a little burned out right now. FILE PHOTO:... Read more »

YOUR MONEY – Do the math before you pick the expensive school zone

NEW YORK (Reuters) – For John Bohnsack, it was a classic parental dilemma: Get a small, expensive house in a high-quality school district, or pay less and get more... Read more »