benefits

The Job Benefit We Covet Most Is?

What motivates American workers to get to their jobs? Glassdoor knows: Its latest survey reveals which benefits are most important to us. No shock, health insurance is No. 1.

What to Do When Your Boss Stiffs Your 401(k)

Wondering why you haven't seen the performance you've hoped for from your 401(k) lately? A big reason may be that your employer isn't putting what it used to into the account.

Here's How Washington Is Likely to Trim Our Social Security Benefits

When Congress and President Obama make a budget deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, they're likely to use something called "chained CPI" to tweak how Social Security calculates cost of living adjustments. Here's a plain English explanation of what that means, and how it will effect your retirement.

How to Get Your Ex to Help Fund Your Retirement

If you're divorced, your ex-husband or ex-wife might still be able to help you feather your nest in retirement. And there's at least one former-spouse benefit you won't need to go to court to get access to: payments based on their Social Security earnings record.