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.
The average ticket price for Derek Jeter's last home game is $845, a ticket aggregator says. $9,700 gets you a great seat. Or, you could go to Boston.
Forget bonds. Equity growth bumps up your retirement income. It's also a great option for people worried about inflation -- and that should mean you.
Those who are receiving Social Security spousal benefits, or counting on them, need to understand some complex rules before getting remarried.
Many retirees can get more in Social Security benefits by using a strategy called file and suspend. Here's how it work.
To solve your money problems, think smart -- with specific, measurable, prioritized, realistic and timed goals.
Oracle says Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO of the company he founded. Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will replace him as co-CEOs.
Retirement needn't be staid and predictable. A volunteer position overseas can help you meet new people and integrate with the local community.
Think twice about adopting extreme budgeting so you can retire early. You're dooming yourself to years of deprivation. Here's a better idea.
Social Security benefits for spouses are particularly intricate. To get every penny you deserve, learn about these common scenarios.
You should spend at least as much (if not more) time on your health as you do on your investments, retirees in a new survey agree.
Welcome to Citrus County, Fla., where more than a third of residents are seniors. It's not just a stereotype of Florida. It's a peek into America's future.
It's never too early to start saving for your retirement. The sooner you begin contributing to accounts like a 401(k), the more secure it will be.