Dishonest financial advisers cost their clients over $17 billion a year. Here's one economist's plan for putting that money back in your pocket.
Con artists aren't just for the movies. Here's how to keep your retirement account from falling victim to the budding Frank Abagnales of the world.
Calculating a realistic figure on how much Gen-Xers and millennials need to save for their retirement can be an unnerving task.
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.