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The Perils of Retirement at Age 65

Sixty-five is usually the age we associate with retirement, but it's declining in importance. Here's why 65 no longer resonates as a target retirement age.

5 Reasons to Favor a Roth IRA

Investing at least part of your retirement savings in a Roth 401(k) will give you options in retirement. More firms are adding Roth options to 401(k) plans.

When a Spouse Inherits an IRA

When it comes to deciding what to do with the proceeds from a deceased husband's (or wife's) IRA, the surviving spouse who inherits an IRA has a choice.

7 Tax Tips for Same-Sex Couples

Changing federal and state laws and court rulings mean new rules on taxes and other financial matters for gay and lesbian couples.

Spoiled For Choice? Less Is Much More

We Americans love independence and freedom of choice, believing them essential to our well-being. Yet more choice is not, it turns out, leading to more happiness or success.