The 401k Future

Coming changes in the retirement industry represent a seismic shift decades in the making. Simply put, a comfortable and secure retirement can no longer be taken for granted by the vast majority of the population. Unlike the past, no single institution or corporation will come to the rescue with guarantees. Today, employees are largely on their own when preparing … Continue reading The 401k Future

1 in 4 Americans 25-54 Not Working

A new chart from the minority side of the Senate Budget Committee shows a startling fact: By Daniel Halper Almost 1 in 4 Americans between the ages of 25-54 (or prime working years) are not working. Here's a chart showing those in that age group currently employed (95.6 million) and those who aren't (28.9 million): … Continue reading 1 in 4 Americans 25-54 Not Working

Networking for Introverts

The night before a conference where I was scheduled to speak, I found myself in a crowded bar just south of Greenwich Village. The organizers had arranged a VIP reception, and — having just moved to New York — I figured I should attend. Indeed, I had good conversations with four interesting people whom I’ll … Continue reading Networking for Introverts