Michael Hudson: Retirement? What Social Obligation?

SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. I’m speaking with Michael Hudson about his new book J Is For Junk Economics: A Guide to Reality in the Age of Deception. Thanks for joining me again, Michael. MICHAEL HUDSON: Good to be here. SHARMINI PERIES: So, Michael, on […]

Money Worries for Retired Women

Many women find it an uphill battle to save for retirement. Across all age groups, women have considerably less income in retirement than men, according to a report from the National Institute on Retirement Security. For women age 65 and older, their income is typically 25 percent lower than that of men. As men and […]

How to Make Your Money Last as Long as You Do

How long should you plan to live? No one can really know, of course. But the answer to that question may be the most critical factor in making a successful financial plan for retirement. Fewer baby boomer retirees — Americans born between 1946 and 1964 — have traditional pensions than their parents generation did, which […]