THE BIG STAT

Here’s one retirement stat that’s not old hat. “The better half” customarily applies to a spouse or partner. But in terms of retirement planning, the phrase might describe the more fortunate half of all Americans—53%–who, as Steve Vernon writes in another of his...

CHILD SUPPORT OF MILLENNIALS

The kids may be all right, as the movie title has it, but all may not be right when it comes to their supporting themselves. At least that’s one takeaway in a planadviser.com piece—headlined Adult Children May Undermine Parents’ Retirement Security–reporting...