There is still time left to maximize your Social Security benefits using a strategy many couples are unaware of and could add thousands of dollars to your retirement income. It’s called "restricted application" and Sharon Epperson explains how you can take advantage. » Read More
More parents are using allowances to teach their children lifelong lessons about managing money.
In a "do-it-yourself" retirement world, Americans need new rules that protect against "conflicted advice," say three House Reps.
April 13- A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by Edison International employees in California who accused the utility of favoring higher-cost mutual funds over lower-cost ones in its retirement plan, despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling backing the workers. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said that while the Supreme Court...
CNBC Senior Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson offers tips on how freelancers can save over $50,000 in a retirement savings account this year.
Matthew Sommer, Janus Capital Vice President & Director of Retirement Strategy Group, discusses the new fiduciary rules for retirement advisors and how the business will be affected with a focus on the client.
CNBC's Mary Thompson and Sharon Epperson talk about changes to rules for retirement brokers and what it means for investors.
Best ways to reduce your prescription drug expenses – from using online retailers to getting 90-day supply.
Now that you’re retired, how should you invest your 401(k) and IRAs to make sure your money will last as long as you do.
While many adults haven’t saved enough for retirement, women are at a great risk than men of outliving their savings. Sharon Epperson explains steps women should take now to reach their retirement goals.
Single women are far behind married women, as well as unmarried and married men, in saving for retirement.
Blackstone's president and a New School economist say it's time to take this looming retirement crisis seriously.
Feel like your finances are in a mess? CNBC’s Sharon Epperson gives you the tools to do a quick clean-up and get them in order in three easy steps.
Millions of Americans struggle to save in their 401(k)s, but there's a hidden danger: having too much in the accounts.
Only a small minority of eligible taxpayers are aware of this key retirement-related tax benefit.
If you're really nervous about the market, I would lighten up now rather than later, explains Jonathan Clements, author of "Jonathan Clements Money Guide 2016," in providing strategies for savers.
NEW YORK, Feb 4- The U.S. stock market selloff ushered in the New Year with such a scare that a record 6 million investors called Fidelity Investments asking what they should do with their money. Already, retirement accounts at Fidelity ended 2015 lower than a year ago, with average 401 balances dropping to $87,900 from $91,300, the Boston- based brokerage firm's...
Robert Johnson, RLJ Companies, discusses the importance making retirement plans portable.
Hypergrowth in ETF Index funds is posing a big market risk, experts warn. It's time for investors to look at diversifying their holdings.
In a new segment called "The Breakdown," FMHR trader Josh Brown discusses the key differences between retirement investing versus trading.
To build wealth this year, start saving early to build cash reserves, and reexamine your asset mix and risk-management strategy.