Some investors turn to an adviser to try to find the right mutual funds to invest in. But that advice can be expensive. Here's what to watch for.
A competent money manager can be worth many times the cost. Here's how a financial adviser can help you throughout your retirement years.
Staying single is a choice that may fit more people's lifestyle goals, but it isn't necessarily helping with their financial goals.
A well-diversified portfolio can better withstand the whims of the stock market. Use these strategies to avoid significant losses to your retirement plan.
A new survey reveals the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to the Americans' nest eggs. Find out who's most behind.
There's a lot to be gained from investing in private equity funds, but it takes a special kind of investor to do the homework and take the risk.
Americans -- especially younger workers -- see gaping holes in the nation's safety net for the elderly, a new poll finds.
Depending on the tax rates of you and your children, a traditional IRA may net a larger inheritance.
If you withdraw from your 401(k) too early, you may be hit with a 10 percent penalty unless you left your job after a certain age.
Buying into a mutual fund should be a 'set it and forget it' experience. But there are a few events that should force you into reevaluating your investment.
A new study finds that people are not contributing as much to employer-sponsored retirement plans as they used to.
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.