Post Tagged with: "savings"

June 17, 2011 07:00

The Extinction of Retirement

[R]etirement is now an illusion, and many Americans will find themselves working far longer, for far less real compensation, then they ever imagined. The quicker we realize this, and plan accordingly, the better off we will be.

June 7, 2011 05:35

The Economic Perfect Storm That’s Killing Consumer Spending

Consumers, who are central to solid and sustained growth, are at the heart of the new worries. Their pullback is a big reason why the economy is slowing down, and it’s not just because of high gas prices.

August 25, 2010 05:37


What this tells me is that our economic policy-makers in Washington don’t give a damn about savers. The Federal Reserve is holding short-term interest rates to near zero in a monetary policy that could be reduced to a headline like one that became famous back in the 1970s: FED TO SAVERS: DROP DEAD.