Alessandra Malito, Moneyish

Alessandra Malito


Mountain View, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Alessandra:

4 questions to ask yourself about living to 100 — because there's a chance you will

Longevity should have you asking yourself a few questions about your old age. → Read More

Thanksgiving may be extra tough for the elderly this year — here’s how to help

Families may not be able to get together in person, but they can still bond with their loved ones this holiday season. → Read More

I’m 65, have $500,000 in cash, no ‘impressive’ work resume and am terrified of investing — can I retire?

Hello, I’ll turn 65 in December, and I’d LOVE to retire. First, the good news: – I’m single and have no dependents (not even a pet). – I own a home with no mortgage in a place I love that has low living expenses. – I have zero debt. – I have $475,000 in savings (almost all in cash at this point). I should have $500,000 by the end of the contract I’m currently working. – I have a very modest… → Read More

Some Americans may get hundreds of dollars more in Social Security benefits under Biden’s proposed change

Joe Biden wants a minimum Social Security benefit for Americans with low lifetime earnings. → Read More

I am 66 years old, retired, and now need to go back to work full time — how can I start over?

Dear MarketWatch, I retired from my job in 2014 and started drawing my Social Security at age 62. My income is around $1,600 a month but my monthly expenses are about $300 more than my income. I have no savings nor any other resources. I am 66 years old and need to go back to work full-time. I have severe knee pain but I am mobile and in good health and have good strength. How can I start over… → Read More

There are six types of retirees — which are you?

How to keep from being overwhelmed so you can enjoy your retirement instead → Read More

The COVID-19 economy is having a polarizing effect on retirement savers

Some Americans are steadily growing their retirement savings, while others have to tap into those funds to pay the bills during the pandemic. → Read More

Here’s what a President Joe Biden would mean for Americans’ retirement savings

Biden has laid out ways in which he’d change the retirement system as we know it. → Read More

This board game asks questions about Roe v. Wade, the drug culture and “I Love Lucy”

This game is just for the baby boomers. → Read More

Neil Young’s brother, Bob, wants you to vote — and he’s got great advice for baby boomers

The 78-year-old guitarist just launched his music career. → Read More

This bill aims to give Americans ‘confidence and dignity’ as they approach old age

The House Ways and Means Committee has a new proposal aimed at fixing retirement for Americans. → Read More

401(k) and IRA changes for 2021: Where and how can you contribute next year?

The Internal Revenue Service announced new changes to eligibility for traditional IRA deductions in 2021. → Read More

Can Trump or Biden fix Social Security?

The candidates touched on Social Security during the final presidential debate, but both need to look at their approach to the program more carefully. → Read More

What pandemic? Many people are still optimistic about their retirement prospects — although maybe they shouldn’t be

Some Americans feel good about their future retirements, others not so much. → Read More

How to plan your estate during a pandemic

Key questions and considerations to make when beginning your estate planning. → Read More

This retirement benefit would go far — if employers offered it, that is

Some employers worry if they provided employees these two retirement benefits, workers may not save as much for their futures. → Read More

Are you older and worried about rising health care costs? You’re not alone

Older Americans are worried about health care expenses. → Read More

‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman didn’t have a will — like many Americans

Only a third of people said they had a will in 2020, one survey found. → Read More

Should you take a loan from your retirement savings account? These people wish they hadn’t

Many Americans who withdrew their retirement savings early have regrets, a new survey found. → Read More

What millions of Americans have in common with Seth Rogen and his wife: Caregiving

The Stanford Center on Longevity has a new podcast, called 'When I'm 64,' highlighting the roles of caregivers. → Read More