Wyden Hosts Retirement Savings Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — Senator Ron Wyden and State Treasurer Ted Wheeler hosted a roundtable talk Friday morning in Eugene to talk about the importance of saving for retirement. About 20 people showed up for the discussion at Lane Community College’s Downtown Center. Wyden and Wheeler talked about how savings incentives are not getting to the … Continue reading »

Survey: Americans Not Saving Enough

(CNN) — Think your savings account isn’t as big as it should be? You may be right. According to a new bankrate.com survey about one in four Americans has no emergency savings, and many of those who do save aren’t saving enough. the recommendation is to have about six months’ worth of expenses put to … Continue reading »

Many Americans Don’t Plan to Retire

WASHINGTON — (CNN) A new study shows that nearly one in eight workers expect they will never be able to afford to retire completely. The new report, done by HSBC, looked at 16,000 people in 15 countries and studied their finances – most importantly their saving for retirement. It paints a gloomy picture, showing that retirement … Continue reading »

AARP Preps Women on Retirement

EUGENE, Ore. — As women live longer these days, there’s more years of retirement and health care to pay for. The AARP held a conference Saturday to prepare women for their long term future. There are more than 500,000 women in Oregon from the baby boomer generation. Hundreds of them showed up to the Valley … Continue reading »