Fully 46 percent of boomers don't know their 401(k)s and IRAs charge fees. And over a lifetime, paying higher fees than you need to can cost you a fortune.
Many people automatically move their retirement savings when they change jobs, but sometimes, it's smarter to leave your money where it is.
Once you've decided to invest in your 401(k), the next most important decision is where to put your money. Seven key factors should drive your decision.
It's never too early to start saving for your retirement. The sooner you begin contributing to accounts like a 401(k), the more secure it will be.
A recent survey found that many Americans would give up salary for matching contributions to a 401(k). Here's why that doesn't make sense.
Fidelity just settled allegations from its workers about its 401(k) plan. Their issues should inspire you to check up on your employer's plan.
You started off great: You're automatically putting money into your 401(k) every paycheck, and you're getting the company match. But don't stop there.
America's highest court has unanimously decided that creditors can go after IRAs that are inherited.
U.S. News recently fielded questions through social media from young adults about how to invest their money. Here are answers to their questions.
By raiding your 401(k) like a piggy bank, you're only harming your future self. Unfortunately, that's what many Americans are doing.
Knowing just how much to save is one of the hardest financial challenges there is in retirement planning. Here are several common pitfalls to avoid.
For those just starting out in their careers, here's guidance on saving and spending wisely.
The Supreme Court has expressed interest in deciding an important 401(k) legal matter that could have a profound effect on investors, should it hear the case.
One of the best ways to set up your own stable income stream for life is to roll over your 401(k) or IRA to a properly designed annuity contract.
A Department of Labor officials offers a sneak peek into a controversial plan to tighten regulation of retirement financial advisers.
The Savers Credit is worth as much as $2,000 to eligible taxpayers who make contributions to a qualifying retirement account, such as an IRA, 401(k), 403b and 457.