I’m 56 and plan to retire at 62. I will have both public pensions and social security – but I also have a child starting college that I want to pay for. Do I need professional help?

Getty Images/iStockphoto Question: I’m 56 and work for a state university, so I will have a state retirement plan. Previously, I worked full time and contributed to social security for 20 years. I still work part-time and contribute to social security. I plan to retire in six years when I turn 62, and recently started … Read more

5 things to watch for in Tuesday’s Georgia Senate race

CNN — The final drama of the 2022 midterm elections comes to a head in Georgia on Tuesday, as voters in Peach State – for the second time in as many years – voted in a US Senate runoff high stakes. Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock was the leading voter in the November general election, ahead … Read more

St. Louis announces four finalists for police chief ahead of Tuesday’s town hall

ST. LOUIS — The mayor’s office on Monday released the names of the four finalists vying to become St. Louis’ next best cop, all of whom will attend a public town hall Tuesday night as part of the city’s vetting process. The finalists are Larry Boone, a former police chief from Norfolk, Va.; Robert Tracy, … Read more

This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

Polls consistently show that older Americans regret a lot of things — working too much, choosing the wrong partner, not taking care of their health, and so on. There are also often financial regrets, such as not having saved enough and investing too little for retirement. This last regret has many reasons: everything from the … Read more

Defense bill likely to include end of military Covid vaccine warrant, source says

CNN — A massive defense bill-setting policy will likely end the military Covid vaccine mandate, a source familiar with the negotiations told CNN, following intense GOP lobbying to kill the mandate and the acceptance by leading Democrats that it is time for change. The annual defense authorization bill will likely be approved by Congress within … Read more

People who are still afraid of catching COVID-19 are costing the US economy billions of dollars and my stepfather has dementia, and his sister is bullying him for money. How can I protect it?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. People who are still afraid of catching COVID-19 are costing the US economy billions of dollars The participation rate fell for the third consecutive month in November. Read more “Gaslighters have two signature moves: Are you gaslighted at work? How to recognize the signs. People who lie, steal, … Read more