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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.