Dave Carpenter

Myths on financial planning abound

CHICAGO — No matter how many years you are from calling it quits, it’s essential to have some kind of plan in mind for financing retirement.... Read more

401(k) matches back at pre-crisis level

CHICAGO — More companies are now offering a 401(k) match to their employees than were before the 2008 financial crisis, when many dropped it... Read more

Europe's crisis has investors uncertain...


CHICAGO — It’s gut-check time for investors. Again.

Greek elections on Sunday kicked off two potentially tumultuous weeks in... Read more

Some investors grow leery of stock market

CHICAGO --- Judy Katz reached her breaking point with stocks when the Dow collapsed at the start of this month, free-falling as much as 2,400... Read more