Among the personal finance New Years resolutions we've recommended for retirees is making sure you're getting a decent interest rate on your savings. But banks are making it awfully hard to pull that off.
For the past several years, Social Security's Trustees have been warning of the accelerating depletion of its Trust Fund. Since 2008, the Trust Fund's out-of-money date has inched forward from 2041 to 2033. Unfortunately, even that projection is a bit too optimistic.