A Tale of Two Retirements: The Great Divide Between CEOs and Everyone Else

The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) earlier this month released its second annual report on the CEO-worker retirement benefit gap. A Tale of Two Retirements analyzes how CEOs are provided with colossal nest eggs– monthly retirement checks ranging from more than $100,000 to more than $1,000,000– while at the same time many of their companies pursue strategies […]

A Reminder That Carrie Fisher Was An O.G. Mental Health Hero

Carrie Fisher was a total badass. The actress, who died Tuesday at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack, spoke out on mental illness many times ― something almost unheard of in Hollywood at the time she began sharing publicly. She gave honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction and bipolar […]

The Scandal of Vast Inequality in Retirement Pay

Cato the Elder, a Roman senator and historian, once remarked: “Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.” For centuries, retirees have been aware of this unfortunate fact, which led them to demand and, in many cases, secure old age pensions to help provide financial security during their “golden years.” But as indicated […]