Runaway spending on the elderly shortchanges us all

Comes now economist Gary Burtless of the Brookings Institution, a Washington think tank, with another view of government spending on the elderly. People like me have complained for years that government is too generous, especially toward the affluent elderly. This largesse, we argue, shortchanges the young. Not so, says Burtless. The crucial question, says Burtless, […]

Being in Control of Your Retirement Plan Is a Bad Idea

It sounds great, to be in control of your retirement plan. To make the investments you want to make when you want to make them. To be in control of a plan that has the flexibility to meet your particular retirement needs. And Americans now have more choice than they’ve ever had with their retirement […]