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  • How we make retirement decisions

    Sweeping generalizations about how men and women think about money have always rubbed me the wrong way. Obviously, these are deeply personal and unique feelings. Still, I like to rely on quantifiable evidence when possible, at the very least to help...
  • Letter: Dinner/dance helps Catonsville nonprofit feed less fortunate

    The CEFM Network, formerly the Catonsville Emergency Food Ministries, celebrated its second annual St. Valentine Day dinner/dance Feb. 9 at the Rolling Road Golf Club. More than 150 guests attended the delicious surf and turf dinner and danced to the...
  • Workers' confidence about future retirement sinks

    Workers' confidence about future retirement sinks
    The economy is improving and so is employment, but workers' optimism about a comfortable retirement has fallen to a new low, according to the annual Retirement Confidence Survey released Tuesday. Just over half of workers say they are either very...
  • Almost half of American women fear becoming bag ladies, study says

    Despite making enormous strides professionally and financially, almost half of American women fear becoming bag ladies, even many of those earning six-figure salaries, according to a new survey. Six in 10 women describe themselves as the primary...
  • Millions of Americans lack basic financial literacy, studies show

    Guess how many Americans correctly answered this basic financial question: Is the stock of a single company usually safer than a mutual fund? A) 100% B) 80% C) 60% D) None of the above. The right answer is D. Barely 1 in 2 people knew that a single...
  • Calculating how much to put into a 401(k)

    Dear Liz: Lately I have been reading a lot about how people aren't saving enough for retirement. Every article I read talks about the need to put enough into employers' 401(k) programs to get the maximum possible company match. What do you do when your...
  • Top Workplaces winners find ways to incorporate gravy

    Top Workplaces winners find ways to incorporate gravy
    I love gravy. It perfectly accentuates things like turkey, mashed potatoes and the workplace. What's that? No, I'm not suggesting cannibalism, though who among us hasn't wondered how that guy from the information technology department might taste...
  • Budget brinkmanship is killing my retirement

     Budget brinkmanship is killing my retirement
    As someone who has neither a defined pension plan nor a government provided plan, I am totally fed up with the budget and debt ceiling battles in Washington ("Opening round in funding fight," Sept. 20). Like millions of Americans, my previous employers...
  • Planning, flexibility can lead to happily ever after

    Planning, flexibility can lead to happily ever after
    As couples near retirement age together they often joke about their hopes not to drive each other crazy. But there is some truth behind the jest. After decades of being married and having separate careers and sometimes different schedules, the reality...
  • Parents juggle job loss, costs of children with retirement planning

    Financial planners like to see smooth waters for clients in their 50s: saving lots in the best earning years of one's career, avoiding new debt, paying off the mortgage by retirement or soon thereafter. Instead, Christopher and Robyn Reagan of South...
  • Nothing wrong with double-dipping

    Re: the letter to the editor, “Angry at DePompa’s double-dip,” April 10. There is nothing inherently wrong in deciding to cease working every day but still continue to work part-time for your former employer, whether private or...