retirement

The Risks of Taking a 401(k) Loan

If you take money from your 401(k) account, you're exposing yourself to fees and penalties. But you're also missing out on market gains.

7 Frugal Retirement Travel Tips

Travel is one of the top goals Americans have for retirement. But travel doesn't have to be expensive. Here are a few ways to travel frugally in retirement.

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.

Best Banks for Baby Boomers

With more than 75 million baby boomers in the United States, there's a greater demand for financial institutions that cater to the boomer lifestyle.

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.

The 10 Commandments of Saving Money

There are only a few savings rules so important they deserve to be etched in stone. Follow them, and your savings account will swell to epic proportions.

The Retirement Reality Gap

Here's a look at the perceptions of today's workers about retirement and the realities of actually being retired.