retirement

11 Money Moves to Make Before You Turn 40

Your 30s are a big decade, and to make sure you make it into the next decade with your finances intact, consider taking these steps before you celebrate your fourth decade.

How to Manage Money in Your 30s

Your 30s is pivotal decade and a time of life that plays an important role when making choices about retirement, home buying and other money matters.

5 Types of Debt to Dump Before You Retire

Debt puts a full stop to many Americans' retirement plans. Five types of debt are especially insidious, financial planners say. Here's what they are and how to eradicate them.

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.

Beware of These Retirement Pitfalls

Retirement has the potential to be a fulfilling and an exciting adventure, but you need to be careful to avoid these gotchas along the way.

How to Confront Debt Before You Retire

It used to be that once Americans neared retirement, they had whittled down or eliminated any debt. But now too many of us are retiring with huge IOUs.

Why Retirement is Well Earned

For those fortunate enough to join the ranks of the retired, the journey to get there is often a story worth telling, as is the story of those who are unable to retire.

6 Signs Index Funds Aren't For You

You've likely heard that a diversified basket of index funds allow you to capture market growth while paying lower fees. But passive investing isn't for everyone.

How to Start Saving More Now

You might be tired of hearing about how important it is to save for emergencies and retirement. But here are a few reasons why you should sit up and pay attention this time.