Personal Finance Columnist Liz Weston

On Learning the Piano, Eating Pepperoni Pizza, and Saving for Retirement

Liz Weston is a personal finance columnist whose “Money Talk” question-and-answer column appears in newspapers throughout the country and who writes a weekly column for Reuters. Before participating in a panel on why young Californians don’t save for retirement, she talked fiction, pepperoni pizza, and making financial advice sexy in the Zócalo green room.

You Should Have Started Saving for Retirement Yesterday

A Lot of Obstacles Keep Us From Making Long-Term Investments. Luckily, There Are a Lot of Ways to Get Around Them.

Thinking about retirement is never easy. “We feel your pain,” financial writer Tom Petruno told an audience at MOCA Grand Avenue. “It’s very hard when you’re 25 to think about …