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Flood insurance is more important than ever given forecasts for more serious flooding due to climate change. Yet only about a third of at-risk homeowners have coverage -- most all[…]
The secret to gaining control over one’s finances is to first identify short-term and long-term goals and then align investments accordingly.
As Republicans scramble to find revenue sources to fund tax cuts, Wharton experts warn against attempts to increase taxes on retirement savings.
The CBO's report is in about the potential impacts of the American Health Care Act -- here's how the findings could impact Senate Republicans' version of the effort to repeal[…]
With many baby-boomers closing in on the age at which they are required to take disbursements from their retirement accounts, more financial education is needed, says Wharton’s Olivia Mitchell.
Pensions are, in a sense, a necessary by-product of a rich economy. But what will it take to sell the idea to India's rural poor?
A new book by Wharton professors Howard Kunreuther and Robert Meyer offers an innovative solution for addressing the biases that prevent people and groups from adequately preparing for disasters.
When companies streamlined their retirement plans, employees took fewer risks, paid less in expenses and often increased the size of their return, Wharton research finds.
In a new book, former PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian warns that accommodative central banks’ policies have created a “delusion of liquidity.”
Social Security’s long-term prognosis is grim, and every solution that’s been suggested has been deeply unpopular with one faction or another. But Wharton’s Olivia Mitchell has found a partial remedy[…]