Are Comfortable Retirements Becoming Extinct?

Twenty years ago, a financial advisor named William Bengen identified a disturbing trend. Retirees, who used to be able to count on Social Security and pensions, were starting to depend upon their own savings to manage retirement.   This problem is even more acute today, as companies have largely abandoned pensions in favor of 401(k) […]

How a brilliant doctor lost thousands

Think you’re having a bad day?   I just read in THE WEEK that the American author of Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona was recently gored by… a bull… in Pamplona.   Fortunately he survived but the doctors had to operate; he had his credibility removed.   Speaking of doctors, a physician […]