Multiemployer pension plans -- in danger from two recessions, industry consolidation and an aging workforce -- face a $400 billion shortfall. Dozens already have failed.
A financial expert weighs in on eliminating the self-defeating language that keeps you from improving your life financially.
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.
Feeling pulled in too many different directions when it comes to saving money? For help on how to establish priorities based on age, we asked financial advisors to weigh in.
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.
As you prepare to wade into your 2013 taxes, you might want to consider ways to cut your 2014 tax bill. Among the best options available? Getting serious about your 401(k).
It's a classic retirement rule of thumb: If you want your assets to last as long as you do, plan to spend 4% of your portfolio a year. But these day, it ain't necessarily so.
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.
Now's a great time to take a look at the benefits you get at work -- and to make sure you're squeezing every penny of value from them. Here's how to do just that.
Here's how to put time on your side and reap big rewards in the years to come.
The principles and habits that can help you lose weight and gain a healthier body are the same as the ones that could lead you to financial security.
A global retirement crisis is bearing down on workers of all ages. Spawned years before the financial meltdown of 2008, it will play out for decades 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.
The way to make money when investing is to buy low and sell high, but how do you actually do that?