Robert McGarvey

Contributor

Robert McGarvey is a veteran technology reporter. He covers mobile payments and banking for a number of publications, files regularly at Mainstreet.com, and has written for outlets ranging from "The New York Times" and "Wired" to "Harvard Business Review."

Do You Need TSA Precheck?

Do You Need TSA Precheck?

Should you pony up $85 for a smoother airport experience?

Are You Going to Work When You Are Over 70?

Are You Going to Work When You Are Over 70?

Some can't afford to retire, ever. Many just want to keep working. For a growing number of Americans, punching the clock is part of their day after age 70.

6 Top Auto Leases Right Now

6 Top Auto Leases Right Now

Get a car you crave on a lease at a monthly note maybe half of what a purchase would entail

Here's the Very Best Age to Start Collecting Social Security

Here's the Very Best Age to Start Collecting Social Security

You can collect as soon as 62, but you should wait. Here's how to solve the riddle of when to collect.

Why Meditation Is Emerging as the Hot Employee Perk

Why Meditation Is Emerging as the Hot Employee Perk

Call it mindfulness, guided visualization, or meditation, but any way you slice it, the old-fashioned mind emptying technique is winning huge numbers of fans.

Here's the Nasty Medicare Advantage Gotcha

Here's the Nasty Medicare Advantage Gotcha

Managed care Advantage plans save seniors money - but do they save lives?

You Can Be Fired for Your Political Beliefs

You Can Be Fired for Your Political Beliefs

In most states private sector employees can be - legally - fired for their political speech.

Do You Really Need a Realtor to Sell Your House?

Do You Really Need a Realtor to Sell Your House?

For sale by owner homes are multiplying in numbers as sellers cut out real estate agents.

How Good Is Medicare Advantage?

How Good Is Medicare Advantage?

Advantage may save seniors money but is it good for their health?

Home Flipping Is Back in a Big Way

Home Flipping Is Back in a Big Way

Welcome to the era of the 'hobby flipper,' as more of us are piling in.