Rick Levinson

Rick Levinson is Money Team editor for AARP Media.
The investing world has been all atwitter — or a tweeter — over the coming of Charles Schwab’s Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, which opened to the public today.
Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg, founder of the financial services company Bloomberg LP and former mayor of New York City, says younger people worry about  hiring older workers.
Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington’s message for older Americans: Don’t define yourself in terms of money and power because someone always has more, she says. What’s way more important is your sense of well-being, wisdom and wonder.
Frank Abagnale
Frank Abagnale, former master check forger, has some sobering advice for the rest of us:
Jean Chatzky
Jean Chatzky has a few choice words for how most folks describe their relationship with money: Confusing. Frightening. Chaotic. Stressful. Precarious.
AARP Tablet, RealPad Front View
AARP debuted its first-ever consumer product at the Ideas@50+ conference in San Diego last month.
The recently installed head of the Internal Revenue Service, John Koskinen, dropped in on members of the media the other day at the National Press Club in Washington.
So it seems Japan-based Mt. Gox, the largest exchange for bitcoins, the  virtual-currency released in 2009 by an anonymous creator, got ripped off by hackers. While we may not  actually know the total amount taken,  it may be large enough to push the company into bankruptcy.
Older workers woes
What's the prognosis for the older long-term unemployed? Grim.
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