Older taxpayers could owe big tax penalties if they don't act by April 1. Here's what the 2 million who turned 70½ in 2013 need to know about required minimum...
Double-digit annual returns for most U.S. public pension systems have done little to shrink the yawning deficits facing many of them after a decade of inadequate funding.
For those of us who aren't saving enough for retirement, it could be time to rethink the weekly allowance, a practice that many children and parents take for granted.
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.
That all-beef hamburger patty will sizzle on the grill -- and cause a burn on your budget, as beef prices are high and likely to go much higher.
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).
By this point of the winter, most of us are ready for a tropical vacation. But why stop there? Why not move to the tropics? Writer Alex Planes did it. Here's his advice.
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.