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.
To cut your taxes, you can combine a partial conversion of a traditional IRA into a Roth with a fixed indexed annuity that offers an initial premium bonus.
If you can't save for both your children's college education and your own retirement, here is why saving for retirement should be the first priority for most parents.
About half of U.S. workers have no access to employer-sponsored retirement plans. The myRA is meant to help bridge that gap and give those workers an easy way to start saving.
It pays to pay attention to several important year-end tax deadlines when making retirement account contributions and withdrawals.
With inflation at low levels, workers saving for retirement can expect little change in rules governing 401(k)s, IRAs and other investments.
A 38-year-old Georgia teacher explains how he's managed to sock away $60,000 for retirement while supporting a family of four on a $41,000 annual salary.
If you withdraw money from your individual retirement account before age 59½, you generally have to pay a penalty, but there are ways to avoid it.
In your 20s, retirement can feel like it's a lifetime away. And it is -- but that's exactly why to start planning now: A long time frame is your greatest investing advantage.
Americans are getting smarter about planning retirement. The evidence: There's been a big surge in Roth IRA conversions.