A new paper aims to stitch together a retirement plan that combines the growth potential of a 401(k) with the security of a defined benefit pension plan.
How do you improve a bad credit score? What do you do if you and your spouse can't agree on budgeting? Hamm answers these questions and more in this week's reader mailbag.
A recent article claims that saving for a comfortable retirement with a 401(k) plan is impossible. There are pitfalls, including hidden fees, but just because saving for retirement can be tricky doesn't mean it's a scam.
Advocates of competency-based learning see it as a potential game changer for higher education. The approach can make college degrees more affordable, and can assure employers that graduates have mastered a defined set of ideas and skills.