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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

Apr 19 2018

Wall Street sees a win in proposed SEC investor protections

CHICAGO The long-running fight to protect retirement savers from conflicted investing advice shifted to a new battleground this week, and the first salvo was not promising.

Apr 12 2018

U.S. states eye protections for investors if federal regulation falters

The question could become important if the financial services industry wins its high-stakes legal and political battles to dismantle the federal fiduciary rule governing advice to retirement investors.

Mar 27 2018

U.S. Social Security funding should ease customer-service crisis

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

Mar 22 2018

Vital Medicare counseling service escapes U.S. budget cuts for now

Catherine Jones lives on $930 a month in Social Security benefits, so every dollar counts for the retired Detroit nurse. Her income is low enough to qualify for a special Medicare program that covers Part B premium copayments and deductibles, but last April, something went wrong. For some reason, Medicare started charging her $134 each month for Part B.

Mar 15 2018

How bitcoin IRA investments bypass U.S. fiduciary protections

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

Mar 08 2018

New York plan puts spotlight on graying of U.S. prison population

CHICAGO Does it make financial and moral sense to keep elderly people in prison? The state of New York is asking that question this month, and the debate there should be a harbinger of a much-needed national conversation.

Mar 01 2018

Social Security fumbles duty to help widows maximize benefits

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

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)

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