Solo 401(k)s, SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs and Keogh plans all have up-front tax breaks and tax-deferred savings. Which is best for your retirement?
As usual with surveys on Americans and their savings, there's a disconnect in what savers say they need to accomplish and what they actually accomplish.
Too many people have skewed allocations in their retirement accounts, which could cause big problems, a new study concludes. Here's how to invest.
You'll never find a better way than the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit to boost your retirement savings -- if you're eligible.
The IRS has increased the amount that 401(k) participants can stash away. Your task: Plotting a strategy that lets you take advantage of that and save more.
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.
To cut your taxes, you can combine a partial conversion of a traditional IRA into a Roth with a fixed indexed annuity that offers an initial premium bonus.
America's highest court has unanimously decided that creditors can go after IRAs that are inherited.
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.