Most early retirees think their expenses will stay the same after they quit working, but that's not a safe assumption. Here's why you'll likely spend more.
Congratulations on your raise! Now, pretend you never got it. That'll make it easier to route the new income toward paying off debt and building up savings.
Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing a record number of field offices.
Merrill Lynch was fined $8 million and will reimburse $24.4 million to customers to settle allegations that it overcharged more than 47,000 customers.
America's highest court has unanimously decided that creditors can go after IRAs that are inherited.
Folks on TV shows like "American Pickers" who claim their collections are their retirement portfolio are living in a risky world.
U.S. News recently fielded questions through social media from young adults about how to invest their money. Here are answers to their questions.
The good news is there are now more millionaires than ever. But when it comes to retirement, is a million dollars enough?
Before you decide to downsize or move to the latest best place to retire, at least do a quick calculation about how much a move is really going to cost.
MoneyTips.com gave DailyFinance an exclusive first look at its new survey of Americans' financial wellness. And any way you slice it, the results are scary.
Most so-called "self-directed IRAs" aren't -- they're just multiple choice. Real self-directed IRAs can tap nontraditional investments, with huge potential.
A million dollars in your retirement nest egg isn't what it used to be, but it sure beats having nothing at all.
These 10 cities feature high taxes, high house prices, a high cost of living and a host of other negatives that will wear down your retirement nest egg.
Even if you intend to keep your job until your full Social Security benefits kick in, you should prepare for reality to interfere with your plans.
By raiding your 401(k) like a piggy bank, you're only harming your future self. Unfortunately, that's what many Americans are doing.
Indexed universal life insurance, its sellers say, lets you profit from market gains, but dodge the pain of declines. Sound too good to be true? It should.
L'Oreal rolls out an app for iPhone and iPad that allows customers to take the guessing out of trying a new color lipstick or a new shade of eye shadow.