NOT IRA, IT’S ‘MyRA’

Say it fast and it can be a bit of a tongue-twister, but it was President Obama’s introduction of a retirement savings plan he called a “MyRA” that generated considerable attention in post-State of the Union analyses, including discussion of the idea in a...

BOOM TIME FOR BABY BOOMERS

 “If you were born between 1943 and 1954, it was sometimes rough going squeezing into overcrowded housing, schools and colleges. But in terms of Social Security claiming choices, no one has it better than you,” writes Jeffrey Miller in an excellent  martketwatch.com...

TAKING STOCK OF BONDS

We can say a number of things about bonds. Among the movie Bonds, say, can we at least agree that Sean Connery remains the best of the 007 bunch? And among the lower-case bonds, as Paula Aven Gladych writes in an interesting benefitspro.com piece that, in terms of...

WHAT NOT TO DO

It wouldn’t be a new year without a torrent of movie awards shows (and we can never get enough of them—though, after screening it, we’re still debating whether “The Wolf of Wall Street” is compellingly on the edge or hopelessly off the wall), and in the realm of...