Whether to use a pre-tax savings plan, such as a 401(k) or a traditional IRA, or a Roth option isn't easy to answer. Here's what you should consider.
Millennials buy what they know -- sometimes to a fault -- and boomer portfolios may be too conservative.
Advice on portfolio rebalancing varies depending on whom you ask, but most financial advisers tend to touch on two issues: how often to rebalance and when.
The Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage gives a huge boost to the retirement security of LGBT Americans - especially in the realm of Social Security.
Couples are worrying more about their retirement savings. Maybe they should start by figuring out how much they have saved in the first place.
A Roth IRA is the ultimate retirement vehicle, as it allows you to contribute post-tax dollars to a retirement account.
For most investors, the question that matters is which retirement savings strategy is more beneficial: Roth IRA or traditional IRA.
Today, it's more important than ever to follow a financial plan in planning for retirement. Here's what to do if your savings aren't what they should be.
There are a few instances when it's better to not roll over your 401(k) balance and instead leave it in your former employer's plan.
The inability to delay gratification is what keeps many of us from building a healthy nest egg. Here's what you should do to reboot your retirement savings.
Of all generations, Gen-Xers feel the least-prepared for retirement -- and the most financially at-risk, beating out even boomers and millennials.
With the clock ticking on your time at work, you need to advance your retirement plans. Here's what you need to do before punching out for the last time.
Here is when most people start receiving Social Security payments, and how signing up at each age impacts your payout.
The 50s are a pivotal decade. Be sure to use it to firm up your plans and feather your nest for a fabulous retirement.
How bad is America doing when it comes to retirement savings? The Government Accountability Office looked into the question, and its answer is sobering.
You can't count on worry to motivate you, so instead you should take responsibility for your retirement saving out of your own fallible hands.
Not all these issues affect every retiree, and some are voluntary. But retirement is a different experience from when your parents were your age.
As a young adult graduating as a member of the class of 2015, you have a tremendous opportunity to become a multimillionaire. But time isn't on your side.
More Gen X-ers, or those between the ages of 35 and 49, are saving more for their retirement than baby boomers, those between the ages of 50 and 68.