Most so-called "self-directed IRAs" aren't -- they're just multiple choice. Real self-directed IRAs can tap nontraditional investments, with huge potential.
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.
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.
Many of the most common tax-planning strategies used to accelerate income or defer deductions had to be implemented by Dec. 31, but others remain ripe for the picking.
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.
Here's how to put time on your side and reap big rewards in the years to come.
If you want to preserve 2013's outsized gains in the stock market, you need to learn from the mistakes of the past.
If you work for yourself, the best choices for retirement savings are a solo 401(k) and a simplified employee pension.
We explain when and how much you must withdraw from retirement accounts once you reach a certain age.