Gold is at a more than 4-year low. How are its investors -- who are often older -- faring, and what can they expect?
Investors who are ready to retire should start considering when they should begin claiming their Social Security. Here's what you need to know.
Retirement planning shouldn't be about a pile of cash, Robert Kiyosaki says. Instead, think of cash-flowing assets.
Too many people have skewed allocations in their retirement accounts, which could cause big problems, a new study concludes. Here's how to invest.
You'll never find a better way than the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit to boost your retirement savings -- if you're eligible.
Continuing to work your 9-5 after age 65 may stave off retirement and improve your finances but it can also trigger penalties. Here's what to watch out for.
You hear about this commandment all the time from experts, but they're not considering the big picture and the better alternatives you have.
Established firms and startups offer algorithm-based advice, low-cost online managed accounts and 401(k) expertise. Which is best for your portfolio?
One in 5 middle-class Americans say they would rather die early than run out of money during retirement, according to a retirement survey by Wells Fargo.
Don't view a a 401(k) and a Roth IRA,as an either/or proposition. Using both can strengthen your financial future and get nice tax advantages now and later.
The IRS has increased the amount that 401(k) participants can stash away. Your task: Plotting a strategy that lets you take advantage of that and save more.
Fully 46 percent of boomers don't know their 401(k)s and IRAs charge fees. And over a lifetime, paying higher fees than you need to can cost you a fortune.
The government says millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year.
Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forced out of the country.
Many people automatically move their retirement savings when they change jobs, but sometimes, it's smarter to leave your money where it is.
The Social Security Administration receives millions of death reports each year -- and one in every 200 is incorrect.
Once you've decided to invest in your 401(k), the next most important decision is where to put your money. Seven key factors should drive your decision.
Housing is most people's biggest monthly expense, and the one most likely to be a budget buster. For many seniors, that problem is likely to get much worse.
About 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. That's an awful lot of travel buckets to fill up -- consider relaxation, adventure, culture, romance and more.
Social Security isn't just for retirement. Disability benefits protect you during your career as well.
Jeter is getting all the attention, but he's not the only major athlete hanging up his uniform this year.