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.
Older taxpayers could owe big tax penalties if they don't act by April 1. Here's what the 2 million who turned 70½ in 2013 need to know about required minimum...
So you're 50. It's better than you feared. It's better still if you're serious about your retirement savings -- and here's why.
Without the benefit of a company 401(k) plan, saving for the future falls entirely on self-employed workers' own shoulders.
About half of U.S. workers have no access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. The myRA is meant to help bridge that gap and give those workers an easy way to start saving.
As you prepare to wade into your 2013 taxes, you might want to consider ways to cut your 2014 tax bill. Among the best options available? Getting serious about your 401(k).
With more and more people without regular jobs and the benefits that come with them, the U.S. faces a retirement time bomb.
U.S. securities regulators are taking a closer look at what happens when investors roll their workplace balances into private individual retirement accounts.
Now's a great time to take a look at the benefits you get at work -- and to make sure you're squeezing every penny of value from them. Here's how to do just that.