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.
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.
A new Gallup poll finds the average age at which Americans retire is now 62, the highest it's been since Gallup began keeping track more than 20 years ago.
In a divorce, you may lose income, moral support and a safety net. These often-forgotten but critical steps will get your financial life back together.
You want to invest prudently, but how do you decide which types of investments should go into your retirement accounts versus your taxable accounts?
The little-known Solo 401(k) or a Solo-k beats traditional corporate 401(k)s in higher savings limits and in the ability to invest in a variety of options.
For those just starting out in their careers, here's guidance on saving and spending wisely.
Follow the classic 4% rule, and a $1 million nest egg will mean $40,000 in annual income in retirement. Let's face it: That's not going to cut it.
Don't base your retirement savings goals on what you earn. Base them on what you spend. Set aside enough to annually generate 85% to 100% of your current expenses.
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.
If you can't save for both your children's college education and your own retirement, here is why saving for retirement should be the first priority for most parents.
Many boomers are ready to retire chronologically -- but not financially. And it's not just a question of having enough assets.