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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.
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Fintech is Coming to Retirement Planning -- But You Still Need a Good Ol' Budget

Robert Powell, editor of Retirement Daily, spent time with Olivia Mitchell, the executive director of the Pension Research Council at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, to talk about how fintech is coming to retirement planning and why you still need a good old-fashioned budget.

Where Investors Should Look for Safety and High Yield

Advisers say investors seeking safety and a yield greater than 3% could consider these two asset classes.

Consider Investing in BDCs for Current Income

Income investors who are comfortable with the risks should consider high-quality business development companies.

Worried About an Inverted Yield Curve? Diversify Your Income Sources

Strike a balance when investing in fixed income.

Worried About Rates and Bond Risk? Here Are Some Income Options

Options for ETFs that hold short-term Treasury bills and floating rate investment-grade bonds as well as other strategies.

Introducing Retirement Daily and Its Editor, Robert Powell

Let TheStreet's new premium subscription newsletter, Retirement Daily, give you the insider's edge on how to maximize and protect your most important investment, your retirement savings. Watch and learn more now!

Oversold MLPs and REITs Offer Select Opportunities for Income Seekers

6 names to consider in these high-yield sectors.

3 'Non-Traditional' Higher-Yielding Securities to Consider

Private market credit, peer-to-peer lending and senior loans have similar risk profiles to traditional fixed-income securities.

8 Great Ideas for Income Seekers, Including an MLP With a Twist

Consider these securities for your portfolio in a rising interest rate environment.

Ladder Your Bonds Because You Can't Forecast Interest Rates

Income seeking through dividend-paying common stocks has become too common, says one adviser.

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