Here's a Mother's Day downer: On average, women have nearly $41,000 less socked away for retirement than men -- but they're likely to need more. But these three things can help get you on track, no matter what your income is.
Setting anything to automatic has its good and bad points. A 2006 law designed to increase retirement savings allows companies to auto-enroll employees in 401(k) plans: A closer look reveals some interesting pros and cons.
Saving for retirement is one of those things that can be hard to take seriously when you're young. But it's worth starting early, and DailyFinance wants to help. In this first installment of a three-part series, reporter Loren Berlin reviews how to get the most out of a 401(k).