Posts tagged "retirement"

Why Mothers Are Getting Screwed At Retirement Age

This should scare all of us: many women are unable to financially provide for themselves after reaching retirement age, due to the wage gap and time women take off for raising children. Motherhood increases the wage gap and that puts elderly women at a higher risk for poverty. [Madame Noire]
“Teenage Girl Blossoming…

Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2013

Money 101: How To Help Your Parents Through The Recession

It seems like the floundering economy has taken its toll on everyone in some way or another. Maybe you ended up in the unemployment line, or maybe your pantry’s stocked with nothing but store-brand food. And while the financial environment may have led you to cringe whenever you look at your checking account statement, our…

Colleen Meeks / November 22, 2010

Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 11: “Stocks, Bonds and Metaphors”

In the latest episode of “Therapy For Your Pocketbook,” Diane, a recent divorcee, comes clean and admits that although she signed up for a Roth IRA, she has no clue how to invest her dollars. Finance Expert Manisha Thakor explains that there are funds specifically created for new investors who aren’t stock market-savvy.

The Frisky / October 15, 2010

Money 101: An Overview Of 401(k), 403(b), And Roth IRA Retirement Accounts

If you’re anything like me, when someone brings up retirement savings, investing, or your 401(k) match at a cocktail party, your eyes immediately glaze over and all you hear is the “wonk wonk” of the adults from a Charlie Brown special. Inside my head is the flashing red light and loud voice signaling “Danger. Danger.

Heather Teilhet / July 30, 2010

Gemma’s Return: Why Even Announce “Retirement” If You Can’t Stick To It?

Random rant: why do celebs make such a big deal about announcing “retirement” only to un-retire months later? Publicity stunt? A heated “eff-you” move that reverses itself once they cool down?

Supermodel Gemma Ward, 22 (ahem), marks the latest in comebacks—or something to that effect. Her agency recently announced Ward’s official retirement after everyone…

Leonora Epstein / November 19, 2009

10 Suggestions For Gemma Ward’s Retirement Plans

This just in: Supermodel Gemma Ward’s agent has officially announced that the Australian catwalk queen has retired from the fashion industry! if you’ve noticed, there hasn’t been much of Gemma lately; she’s been absent from magazine covers and, more notably, the past few runway seasons. The reason for her departure? She wasn’t as into modeling…

Nina Carbone / November 10, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: Retirement, Kissing Lessons, And Senior Sex

Women need to save more money for retirement because we live longer than men. I just started using Mint to monitor my sending, and it’s slightly scary but awesome to see what I spend my money on — there are even pie charts! [AP via CBS News]…

Catherine Strawn / July 9, 2008

The Daily Hotness: Brett Favre

Here’s what I know about Brett Favre. A) He’s the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, a NFL franchise actually owned by the citizens of Green Bay itself. B) He just announced that he’s retiring because he’s gettin’ up there for a football player. C) He had a cameo in There’s Something About Mary and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2008