Pamela Yellen

Pamela Yellen

Financial security expert

About Pamela Yellen

Pamela Yellen is a financial security expert, a two-time NY Times best-selling author and President of Bank On Yourself. Pamela's latest book is "Rescue Your Retirement: Five Wealth-Killing Traps of 401(k)s, IRAs and Roth Plans – and How to Avoid Them."

More From Pamela Yellen

Finance

How America's Retirement Dream Became a Nightmare

It's not too late to protect yourself from being left out in the cold.
Finance

The Most Critical Question to Ask About Your Retirement Plan

Most people can't answer it, and it's a reason for financial insecurity
Finance

How Much Money Do You Really Need in Retirement?

The "Rule of 25" is a good starting point to find your number.
News and Trends

Why You May Be Forced to Retire Sooner Than Planned

Many Americans aiming to work past 65 to cushion their savings are seeing those hopes foiled.
Investments

Want to Become a Billionaire? Invest in Your Own Business, Not Your 401(K).

Many investors haven't kept up with inflation over the last 20 years. Have you?
Stocks

Death by Investing: How a 10 Percent Loss Raises Mortality Levels

Stock market declines are linked to early death, illness, and fatal accidents. Are you at risk?
Retirement

Will Your Money Last as Long as You Do?

Why many people will outlive their money in retirement and what they can do to prevent that scary scenario.
Retirement Planning

How a Subprime Banking Workaround Could Crush Your Retirement

Here's the dirty little secret your bank doesn't want you to know
Market crash

When Will the Next Market Crash Occur, and What Will Cause It?

The warning lights are already flashing. And at least 7 potential party crashers are in line, ready to wreak havoc.
Retirement

Are You Underestimating Your Retirement Costs? Bad idea.

You may be well on your way to a dangerous shortfall.
Retirement

Scrimp and Sacrifice in Retirement? Don't Let That Be You. Here's How.

Don't ignore the instability of social security and government-sponsored retirement accounts. Instead, confront these issues head-on
Financial Security

Are You at Risk for a Wealth Shock That Could Kill You?

A financial shock is as dangerous as a heart disease diagnosis. The best medicine? Prevention.
Retirement

Does Your Retirement Plan Pass the 3-Point Check-Up?

Consider these factors to bolster tour financial self-sufficiency.
Taxes

How to Pay Zero Taxes Legally in Retirement

And when you pay zero taxes, you shouldn't be doing it the way most people do it -- which is by being broke.
balance sheet

3 Reasons Why You Can't Trust Your Personal Balance Sheet

Do you know what your net worth would be if you subtracted taxes, changes in the value of your retirement account or even yourself (i.e., you died)?