Tag: saving

Happy mature florist watering plants with garden hose in a greenhouse.

Life’s unpleasant surprises – a new set of tires or a big vet bill – can get in the way of saving money for retirement. This is especially true for low-income workers. But if they are able to save a little here and there, the federal government provides a very big assist through its Saver’s…

Printed Social Security statement

The U.S. Social Security Administration reported a few years ago that half of retirees get at least half of their income from their monthly checks. For lower-income retirees, the benefits constitute almost all of their income. Yet Americans have only a vague understanding of how this crucial program works – one of many obstacles on…