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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Feb 22 2018

For some, traumatic life jolts lead to profound, personal growth

CHICAGO (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

Feb 15 2018

Retirement savers, how much market risk can you handle?

CHICAGO The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.

Feb 07 2018

Column: Why U.S. stock market dive points to good news for retirees

CHICAGO (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters)

Feb 01 2018

Column: Debate on safety of reverse mortgages for U.S. seniors heats up

CHICAGO Foreclosure is a frightening word - especially if the person losing her home is a senior living on a modest, fixed income. And some housing advocates worry that the number of foreclosures has risen sharply among one group of seniors: those who have taken out reverse mortgage loans.

Jan 25 2018

Social Security online accounts: safe from identity theft?

CHICAGO More than 34 million Americans now conduct business with the Social Security Administration (SSA) online - and with that shift comes an increased risk of identity theft.

Jan 18 2018

Nursing home study raises questions on Medicare managed care networks

CHICAGO Managed care is the hot trend in Medicare, with the number of seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans projected to soar over the coming decade.

Jan 11 2018

Shopping for nursing homes more tricky in Trump era

CHICAGO Finding a safe, high-quality nursing home for a loved one is never an easy task. Complicated decisions often are made at a moment of emotional crisis and reliable guidance can be difficult to come by.

Jan 04 2018

Column: For U.S. retirees, rising interest rates a double-edged sword

CHICAGO U.S. interest rates finally are on the rise after a decade stuck near zero - and that should be good news for retirees who need yield on safe investments like certificates of deposit and money market accounts.

Dec 21 2017

Column: With U.S. life expectancy gains down, tax bill will make things worse

CHICAGO The Republican tax bill approved by Congress this week will create financial headaches for millions of taxpayers trying to navigate all the new rates and rules.

Dec 14 2017

Column: New U.S. state retirement plans are welcome, but why so expensive?

CHICAGO Next month, Oregon will become the first U.S. state to start automatically signing up workers to save for retirement if they do not already have a workplace 401(k).

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