| Dec 1, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Who: Kevin J. Suarez, 29, of Deerfield Beach
From: Mutual fund analyst at Jupiter Distribution Partners LLC
To: Tier 1 technician with Integrated Technology Corporate Solutions Inc. in Fort Lauderdale in 2012
Start date: January, he was promoted...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Individuals interested in retirement planning can use the website for the Social Security Administration to obtain their statement of earning and a benefit estimate, along with other key documents.
The online portal at socialsecurity.gov/myaccount also...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:43 PM
For years, Cheryl McDonald has been her family's financial rock, always willing to give financial support. In terms of retirement, however, being the rock has weighed her down.
"I have been the primary income producer and the primary holder of assets,"...
| Mar 8, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Despite a challenged analysis of the financial risks and rewards, the House is advancing a massive overhaul of the state retirement system that critics said would subject future workers to the wiles of Wall Street. The House...
| Dec 18, 2011
How much in savings and investments should you have by age 35 or 45? Or, for that matter, at 65 when you're likely to be near retirement?
If you don't know, you have plenty of company. So many figures are bounced about that it's often difficult for...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Until recently, retirement planning focused mostly on helping workers accumulate savings.
Now, the Treasury Department is tackling another aspect: making sure retirees don't run out of money.
The department last week proposed two regulations to make...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 6:30 AM
You can't figure out how to save more out of your paycheck. You don't even know where the heck your money is going.
There's a solution: You can learn how to manage your money at free classes and one-on-one counseling sessions during South Florida...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:31 PM
A reader in Tuesday's online chat wondered: Should we pay our property taxes in 2011 or wait until 2012?
Certified financial planner Harold Evensky promptly answered back: "You should pay now."
He gave two reasons:
The first is that "the earlier you...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Most Floridians are like those polled in a new survey: They want to cut their debt this year, according to Greg Jensen, a Sunrise-based managing partner of New York Life Insurance CO. that commissioned the poll.
The New York Life Kitchen Table Pulse...