Mom may have taught you it's not polite to talk about money, but when it comes to discussing finances with her and dad, the consequences of polite silence can be disastrous.
It pays to pay attention to several important year-end tax deadlines when making retirement account contributions and withdrawals.
The Basic Income Guarantee is a plan to eliminate poverty by giving every adult enough money to live on, no strings attached. Crazy? Maybe. But Switzerland is considering it.
Recent predictions say the average millennial won't retire until 73, but a few brave men and women are already plotting early retirements decades ahead of their peers.
Fidelity studied the savings habits of ordinary people with at least $1 million in their 401(k) accounts to determine their secrets. The answers were simple.
With interest rates near zero, many retires seeking income investments are trying dividend stocks. Here are the three biggest mistakes they could be making with that strategy.
A recent study of 45- to 65-year-olds revealed many concerns about retirement, but taking some simple steps now will help you feel more confident about your prospects later.
Calculating how much money you need can be tedious and overwhelming, but it needn't be.
Mommy and daddy might've raised you well, but don't assume they always know best when it comes to money.
Many companies chip in a bit extra to help employees plan for retirement, such as via a 401(k) match. But that help can carry risks if it comes in the form of company stock.
With inflation at low levels, workers saving for retirement can expect little change in rules governing 401(k)s, IRAs and other investments.
Raise the age at which you can begin collecting full Social Security benefits? Older Americans are saying no.
If you're at least 50 years old and you're feeling behind on retirement planning, you have an awesome opportunity to catch up. But take advantage now, while you still can.
Social Security benefits for nearly 58 million people will increase by 1.5 percent next year, the government says.
The World Series has a lot to teach us about successful retirement planning. Here are seven lessons the great American pastime can teach us about our golden years.
Retirees can to switch Medicare Part D prescription drug plans until Dec. 7, and they should: Most who stick with their current plan can expect to pay more they did in 2013.