401(k) plans may not last long enough in retirement

401(k) plans may not last long enough in retirement

Elena Kurkutova | Istock | Getty Images Older Americans may have a number of different goals with their retirement savings. But usually their main goal is the same: to make it last. Unfortunately, many younger baby boomers and members of subsequent generations who don’t have access to a traditional pension could outlive the funds in … Read more

What to do if you face job loss

What to do if you face job loss

realpeoplegroup | E+ | Getty Images As fears grow that the US economy is headed for a recession, a number of companies have announced massive waves of layoffs. It’s a stark reversal after a year or more of mass voluntary resignations and job switching amid plentiful employment opportunities nationwide, in a trend known as the … Read more

Lifetime income illustrations are a ‘wake-up call’ for 401(k) savers

Lifetime income illustrations are a 'wake-up call' for 401(k) savers

black cat | E+ | Getty Images You may get a nasty surprise when you open your next 401(k) statement. These statements generally arrive each quarter, either online or by mail. They provide basic information to savers about their investments and the size of their nest egg, for example. Starting in a few weeks, the … Read more

How to Tell If Your Child Has Binge Eating Disorder (and What to Do About It)

How to Tell If Your Child Has Binge Eating Disorder (and What to Do About It)

Photo: PattyPhoto (Shutterstock) Tea pandemic has not been kind to anyone’s mental health and, unfortunately, children’s mental health crises have been on the rise, including eating disorders. While anorexia, or a fear of gaining weight that usually presents as a restriction of food, is the eating disorder most talked about, binge eating disorder can also … Read more

Asian Americans face long unemployment periods, other labor challenges

Asian Americans face long unemployment periods, other labor challenges

Commuters arrive from Metro North Railroad trains in Grand Central Station in New York. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images Asian American workers face the longest periods of joblessness and other labor challenges, despite having the lowest unemployment rate out of any racial or ethnic group in the US Economists say aggregated data … Read more

How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it

How to protect yourself against monkeypox, what to do if you catch it

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. Dado Ruvic | Reuters A recent monkeypox outbreak across the US, Europe, Australia and the Middle East has baffled health experts and is raising concerns of a wider outbreak. As of Wednesday, there were 346 confirmed and suspected … Read more