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Yet Another Reason Raising the Social Security Retirement Age Is a Terrible Idea Article
Shonna Bennett volunteers at a branch of the Citrus County Library in Beverly Hills, Florida, on September 10, 2014. (AP/John Raoux)

Yet Another Reason Raising the Social Security Retirement Age Is a Terrible Idea

A new study documenting the growing life expectancy gap by income is the latest in a long line of research showing that raising the Social Security retirement age is the wrong approach.

Rebecca Vallas, Jackie Odum, Rachel West

A Secure Retirement Demands Limiting Conflicts of Interest Article
Decima Assise and Harry Lomping walk the halls of The Easton Home on November 6, 2015, in Easton, Pennsylvania. (AP/Matt Rourke)

A Secure Retirement Demands Limiting Conflicts of Interest

The U.S. Department of Labor’s final rule on conflicts of interest will protect savers and retirees, as well as improve trust in financial advice.

Joe Valenti

Rewarding Tax-Time Savings Through Existing Law Article
Nelly Behrentz of Liberty Tax Service works on Antonio Vargas' tax forms, April 15, 2015, in Hallandale Beach, Florida. (AP/Wilfredo Lee)

Rewarding Tax-Time Savings Through Existing Law

The Internal Revenue Service can make administrative changes to help taxpayers qualify for the Saver’s Credit and boost their retirement savings.

Harry Stein, Joe Valenti

Improving Retirement Savings in Maryland Article
 (David Madland)

Improving Retirement Savings in Maryland

David Madland discusses a new private-sector retirement-plan type called the Secure, Accessible, Flexible, and Efficient, or SAFE, Retirement Plan before the Maryland Joint Committee on Pensions.

David Madland