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Market Volatility And Retirement

Aug 21, 2019
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Last week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 800 points as investors saw signs of a possible recession.

How an investor reacts to the market swings depends on his or her age and stomach for risk.

Young adults just starting to save and invest have one road. Retirees or those who are near retirement face another path.

Today on All Sides: what the stock market tells us about to manage our personal finances.

Personal Finances And Investing With Jonathan Pond

Mar 29, 2019
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The Federal Reserve last week decided to keep the interest rate steady, and investors breathed a sigh of relief after nine hikes over the past three years.

Today on All Sides, personal finance expert Jonathan Pond explains how to make the most of the steady rate, how to invest during a volatile stretch on the stock market, and how to prepare for retirement. 

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Earlier this year, the Ohio police and fire pension fund’s board decided to shift from group insurance to a monthly stipend that allows retirees to buy their own insurance.

Technology is helping to bridge the gap between a growing elderly population and a shortage of doctors. One local retirement community has created an incubator where residents, staff, students and providers can come up with connected devices to make life easier.

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Some 1.3 million retired unionized workers are facing a growing crisis surrounding underfunded pensions. With 60,000 of those workers in Ohio, it’s sure to be an issue in this year’s campaign for U.S. Senate.

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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

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Congressional Democrats are hoping to include a rescue in the end-of-the-year spending package for several large union-based pensions that fund managers say are running out of money.   

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Sen. Rob Portman says he believes the GOP tax plan will encourage growth, stimulate wages and would at least not add to the deficit. But, there’s one part of the package he’s fighting.

Older adults at The Knolls of Oxford, a continuing care retirement community, are embracing robotic pets. Two pretend cats and a dog now make their home there and don't have any trouble making friends.

Developing Personal Finance Skills

Sep 14, 2017
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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

Developing Personal Finance Skills

Sep 7, 2017
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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending. 

State pension systems are underfunded by more than a trillion dollars nationwide, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts. Taxpayers would have to make up that shortfall. But the study has some good news for Ohio.

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Thinking about retirement can be daunting no matter what age you are, and as people are living longer retirement outlooks are changing. Over 40 percent of baby boomers have no retirement savings at all, and many are choosing to retire later. However, despite common beliefs, there are still ways for people with little or no retirement savings to have a long and fulfilling retirement.

Whether you plan on retiring in four or 40 years, spring is a great time to clean out your budget and reassess your spending and saving habits. Join us today for a conversation with personal finance expert Jonathan Pond.

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Thinking about retirement can be daunting no matter what age you are, and as people are living longer retirement outlooks are changing. Over 40 percent of baby boomers have no retirement savings at all, and many are choosing to retire later. However, despite common beliefs, there are still ways for people with little or no retirement savings to have a long and fulfilling retirement.

Whether you plan on retiring in four or 40 years, spring is a great time to clean out your budget and reassess your spending and saving habits. Join us today for a discussion with personal finance expert Jonathan Pond.

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