Millennials who feel they can't afford financial advice should consider planners who get monthly retainers to help with many issues, not just retirement.
When we calculated how much we'll need to save for retirement, we came away with a number above $1 million. But seriously, why so much?
When it comes to deciding which mutual funds to select, many investors feel overwhelmed. But making informed decisions is simpler than you think.
In exchange for an upfront payment, the insurer will pay you monthly income years later. Deferred-income annuities are now marketed to younger people.
Insurance companies do not offer retirement portfolio insurance, but there are ways that you can hedge against calamity with your retirement accounts.
Replace the scenario of work-life deprivation rewarded by a free-wheeling retirement with a balanced lifestyle that scales gently into your golden years.
Congratulations on your raise! Now, pretend you never got it. That'll make it easier to route the new income toward paying off debt and building up savings.
Merrill Lynch was fined $8 million and will reimburse $24.4 million to customers to settle allegations that it overcharged more than 47,000 customers.
America's highest court has unanimously decided that creditors can go after IRAs that are inherited.
Folks on TV shows like "American Pickers" who claim their collections are their retirement portfolio are living in a risky world.
U.S. News recently fielded questions through social media from young adults about how to invest their money. Here are answers to their questions.
The good news is there are now more millionaires than ever. But when it comes to retirement, is a million dollars enough?
MoneyTips.com gave DailyFinance an exclusive first look at its new survey of Americans' financial wellness. And any way you slice it, the results are scary.
Most so-called "self-directed IRAs" aren't -- they're just multiple choice. Real self-directed IRAs can tap nontraditional investments, with huge potential.
A million dollars in your retirement nest egg isn't what it used to be, but it sure beats having nothing at all.
By raiding your 401(k) like a piggy bank, you're only harming your future self. Unfortunately, that's what many Americans are doing.
Indexed universal life insurance, its sellers say, lets you profit from market gains, but dodge the pain of declines. Sound too good to be true? It should.