Photo by: Kick Images via Getty Images Angie Stehr: Calculations I see for retirement planning all seem to be based on income rather than expenses. But if I'm saving 20 percent for retirement, shouldn't I base my planning on…

Creative Commons photo courtesy flickr user 401(K) 2012 . By Larry Kotlikoff, with an introduction by Paul Solman Paul Solman: Boston University economist Laurence Kotlikoff has become our Social Security expert here at the Online NewsHour. Some of…

A man resists two arresting officers during a 1977 demonstration concerning unemployment in America. Photo by Brian Alpert/Keystone/Getty Images. Paul Solman answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page.

Creative Commons image courtesy flickr user nikcname. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news on his Making Sen$e page. Friday's query is being posted today since it was bumped by the…

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