Robert Powell

Robert Powell, Editor of TheStreet’s Retirement Daily, is longtime financial journalist, and a regular contributor to TheStreet, Income Seeker and USA Today. He also serves as editor of the Retirement Management Journal, a peer-reviewed professional journal and program/curriculum director of the online Retirement Management Analyst program at Salem State University. Previously, he served as editor of Retirement Weekly; was managing director of Dalbar, a mutual fund research and publishing concern; and managing director of Acadient, an online financial education company. He has written about personal finance, investments, and retirement since 1986.

Recent Articles By The Author

How to Avoid Retirement 'Saving Regret'

How to Avoid Retirement 'Saving Regret'

People say they'll start saving for retirement tomorrow, and then tomorrow never comes.

New Investments and Products for Retirement (Feb. 12 2019)

New Investments and Products for Retirement (Feb. 12 2019)

The following are new investments that those saving for or living in retirement might consider for their portfolios. This week: a fixed-income ETF, an emerging markets dividend ETF, and an ETF that exposes investors to China's biopharmaceutical companies.

Ask Bob: Are IRA Distributions the Same as Pension Income?

Ask Bob: Are IRA Distributions the Same as Pension Income?

A reader asks how IRA distributions are taxed.

New Retirement Research (Feb. 11, 2019)

New Retirement Research (Feb. 11, 2019)

Here are some of the latest reports, surveys, and studies related to retirement, including research into finding the optimal investment strategy, what goes into leading a meaningful life, and elder fraud.

Top Scams Targeting People Ages 65 and Older

Top Scams Targeting People Ages 65 and Older

Older Americans lose an estimated $2.9 billion a year to these scams, and you need to be aware of them and know how to avoid falling prey to them.