CHICAGO Americans could dig a $2.5 trillion hole in the country's retirement system as they fail to pay back loans taken from workplace retirement plans over the next 10 years, according to a new study from Deloitte Consulting.
CHICAGO Waiting until age 70 to claim Social Security benefits is one of the most popular financial strategies for retirement, but it can put couples that retire in their 60s in a bind if they then must wait years for monthly benefit checks to start.
(This version of the October 3 column was refiled to correct "Has" to "HSA" in paragraph 5)
CHICAGO Douglas Boneparth will never forget the terrified financial planning clients he counseled after Lehman Brothers collapsed 10 years ago.
CHICAGO, Sept 19 If you are buying a Medicare
supplemental policy in the United States, make sure you choose
your insurance carefully over the next few months.
CHICAGO Neither of Deanna Brooks’ parents finished college, but they had high hopes for her.
CHICAGO Parents may think they can stop paying attention to financial aid after their child has decided on a college, but those offers generally apply to only the first year.
CHICAGO - Elissa Schimmel does not want to finish college buried in debt, and she worries her parents already are spending too much to help her older brother pay for college.
CHICAGO, Aug 15 - Since he was in fourth grade, Dennis
Nolte’s stepson Jacob has been tacking Massachusetts Institute
of Technology posters to his bedroom wall and dreaming of
attending some day.
CHICAGO - Since he was in fourth grade, Dennis Nolte’s stepson Jacob has been tacking Massachusetts Institute of Technology posters to his bedroom wall and dreaming of attending some day.