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.
The principles and habits that can help you lose weight and gain a healthier body are the same as the ones that could lead you to financial security.
If you work for yourself, the best choices for retirement savings are a solo 401(k) and a simplified employee pension.
If you're hoping to minimize your tax bill next April 15, you are rapidly running out of time to invest in the most popular qualified retirement accounts.
If you're wondering whether or not to invest in a 401(k) - spoiler alert! The answer is yes, you should. But first, you need to understand the 401(k) basics.
Many people are shocked when they first find out how ridiculous the fees are in their 401(k) plan, but there is something you can do about it.
It pays to pay attention to several important year-end tax deadlines when making retirement account contributions and withdrawals.
Recent predictions say the average millennial won't retire until 73, but a few brave men and women are already plotting early retirements decades ahead of their peers.
Fidelity studied the savings habits of ordinary people with at least $1 million in their 401(k) accounts to determine their secrets. The answers were simple.
Mommy and daddy might've raised you well, but don't assume they always know best when it comes to money.
Many companies chip in a bit extra to help employees plan for retirement, such as via a 401(k) match. But that help can carry risks if it comes in the form of company stock.
With inflation at low levels, workers saving for retirement can expect little change in rules governing 401(k)s, IRAs and other investments.
Student loan debt is making it harder for new college grads to save for retirement, and that's translating to a much later retirement age.
While starting a new job can be exciting, the new employee benefits meeting may feel like a yawn-fest. But pay attention! Sleepwalking through it can be a very costly mistake.
A 38-year-old Georgia teacher explains how he's managed to sock away $60,000 for retirement while supporting a family of four on a $41,000 annual salary.
Little-known rules can help people on a fixed income refinance an existing mortgage or buy a new home.
Older workers may have less time to save all the money they need for retirement, but younger generations actually need to save more than their parents.
Older Americans appear to have accepted the reality of a retirement that comes later in life and no longer represents a complete exit from the workforce.
Policymakers are concerned that the wealthy are getting too big a tax break from retirement accounts like IRAs and 401(k)s. But the solution could be worse than the problem.
We've all been caught with a surprise expense and our emergency fund on empty. Here are 3 ways to get money fast -- without paying high interest or pawning grandma's pearls.