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New research from Wharton professor Olivia Mitchell looks at how annuities can help secure enough retirement income when the products are included in pension plan menus.
Private corporations will cheer the U.S. Treasury department's move on lump-sum pension payments, but policy makers must weigh its impact on retirees and taxpayers.
Central bank policies since the financial crisis have been far too accommodating and are setting the stage for another big fall before long, according to a new book.
There is a $4.4 Trillion shortfall hiding in plain sight inside public pension plans. Are we doomed to have it create a major financial crisis?
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?