February 11, 2015

Mark Garrison, a radio reporter and substitute host for “Marketplace,” is the winner of the 2015 Women’s Economic Round Table Business Journalism Prize, Columbia Journalism School’s Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism announced today.

February 05, 2015

The American Institute for Economic Research ranked Ames second and Iowa City the fourth best college towns in the nation.

The study praised Ames’ level of student diversity and unemployment rate.

February 01, 2015

Many Retirees May Benefit From Non-Traditional Strategies

A brief from the American Institute for Economic Research challenges [conventional] guidelines. The brief’s author argues that the guidelines do not work for the typical person who has saved far less than $1 million. The guidelines also may not work for retirees who will not see a significant improvement in

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January 13, 2015

“If you want $1 million dollars in retirement, the most important thing is not asset allocation. It is taking money and putting it into savings,” agrees Luke Delorme, a Research Fellow at American Institute for Economic Research. “Inertia is a powerful force. The sooner you start saving the better. Actually saving is the most important thing.”

January 13, 2015

Investment recommendations for retirees are often based on savings levels achieved by only a small fraction of families. Here’s better advice.