Recent Stories By Mark Miller:
How to fix U.S. long-term care over the long haulFebruary 11, 2016
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ask Americans what they fear most about aging, and many will tell you it is the possibility of needing nursing care - and not being able to pay for it.They are right to worry....
Gender pay gap can haunt women even in retirementFebruary 4, 2016
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The gender pay gap is a hot topic in the presidential campaign, and President Barack Obama has been hammering on it, too. Women who work full-time, year-round, made just 79 cents...
When not to save for retirementJanuary 28, 2016
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Everyone should save for retirement - that is a mantra we have all heard endlessly.But for many people, saving for retirement actually should be fairly low on the financial...
Finally, a reliable path for retirees to donate to charityJanuary 21, 2016
CHICAGO (Reuters) - It is all clear now. Retirees can make charitable donations from their Individual Retirement Accounts anytime under the latest U.S. budget deal.Congress made it possible to donate...
Fiduciary rule could make 2016 good for investorsJanuary 7, 2016
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market may give us a rocky ride in 2016, but the year is shaping up to be a good one for retirement savers. At long last, investment advisers may be required to put...
Make your holidays bright with a Roth IRA conversionDecember 21, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - If you are still licking wounds inflicted by this year’s volatile stock market, a Roth conversion might be the healing balm you are seeking as 2015 draws to a close.Converting...
U.S. rate hike is a major milestone for retireesDecember 16, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The interest rate hike announced today by the Federal Reserve is a major milestone for retirees, who have been caught between a rock and hard place ever since the Great Recession...
Social Security benefits for same-sex couples in legal limboDecember 14, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nearly six months after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling making same-sex marriage the law of the land, the Social Security Administration is dragging its feet on...
How Zuckerberg stock donation could save retirementDecember 2, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg:I hear that you plan to give away 99 percent of your Facebook shares - valued at $45 billion - for philanthropic purposes. What a great idea!Your...
Pensions take another hitNovember 19, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Congress pounded one more nail in the coffin of traditional pensions earlier this month - and it did not have to happen. In one of the most misguided retirement policy moves in...
Artist Jamal Joseph gets prize for his own third actNovember 13, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The sound of gunshots in Harlem in 1997 was nothing new to Jamal Joseph, who was then a 44-year-old filmmaker living in the New York City neighborhood.“You’d hear gunshots every...
Can myRa bring retirement planning to the masses?November 11, 2015
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The United States needs a sleek new vehicle for workplace retirement saving, something that covers the millions of workers who do not have a 401(k) or traditional pension. But on...
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