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.
Knowing just how much to save is one of the hardest financial challenges there is in retirement planning. Here are several common pitfalls to avoid.
The government will resume mailing Social Security statements to some workers beginning in September. Here's how to make the most of your benefit statement.
A new Gallup poll finds the average age at which Americans retire is now 62, the highest it's been since Gallup began keeping track more than 20 years ago.
In a divorce, you may lose income, moral support and a safety net. These often-forgotten but critical steps will get your financial life back together.
You want to invest prudently, but how do you decide which types of investments should go into your retirement accounts versus your taxable accounts?
After going online-only for several years, the Social Security Administration will start mailing some statements again later this year.