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  • No 401(k)? No problem Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    No 401(k)? No Problem

    If you don't have a 401(k) at work, there is no reason you can't save for retirement on your own. CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks about three ways to do it.

  • Want some growth, buy this: Pro Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 2:04 PM ET
    Want some growth, buy this: Pro

    The case for investing in small caps, with Lamar Villere, Villere & Co.

  • 401(k) or IRA? Here's how to choose Thursday, 4 Jun 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    401(k) or IRA? Here's how to choose

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson walks you through the pros and cons of choosing between 401k and IRA.

  • Save for college & retirement at the same time Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 1:08 PM ET
    Save for college & retirement at the same time

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides insight to the best ways to save for your own retirement and children's college costs.

  • Are you ready for the retirement 'danger zone'? Tuesday, 26 May 2015 | 11:09 AM ET
    retirement personal finance

    The years right before and after retirement are especially risky for investors, experts say. Here's how to navigate them.

  • New transparency for 401k plans Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:26 PM ET
    New transparency for 401k plans

    The Supreme Court is calling for more transparency from companies managing retirement plans. John Moninger, Eaton Vance managing director, shares his reaction to the ruling.

  • Making sense of draft pick math: Thaler Monday, 18 May 2015 | 7:34 AM ET
    Making sense of draft pick math: Thaler

    Richard Thaler, "Misbehaving" author, explains why top draft picks can be overvalued.

  • Changing 401(k) investment behaviors Monday, 18 May 2015 | 7:09 AM ET
    Changing 401(k) investment behaviors

    Richard Thaler, "Misbehaving" author and Booth School of Business professor, talks about three big changes in maximizing 401(k) savings.

  • 'Misbehaving': Dealing with irrational investment decisions

    We don't have an economic theory that applies to people, says Richard Thaler, "Misbehaving" author and Booth School of Business professor, discussing the economics of behavior and dealing with human error and loss in the markets.

  • This investing mistake could cost you in retirement Friday, 15 May 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    It is becoming increasingly clear that the conventional wisdom about retirement investing is flawed. Here's why, and what to do.

  • Are you missing out on 401(k) match money? Tuesday, 12 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Missing out on 401(k) match money?

    Are you sure you are not missing out on money? CNBC's Jennifer Barrett reports on a new study which measures how many employees are missing out on employer match money.

  • Older workers: Good or bad for business? Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 9:07 AM ET
    older workforce

    The workforce is graying, and a new study says that's a good thing. Think experience, loyalty, and more.

  • Check up on your 401(k) Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 11:45 AM ET
    Check up on your 401(k)

    CNBC.com Consumer Reporter Kelli Grant offer tips on what to look for to make sure your retirement savings are on track.

  • Baby Boomers: Saving too much, or not enough Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 4:23 PM ET

    Recent data shows 40 percent of boomers have no retirement savings and 21 percent have less than $100,000. Insight, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Jonathan Clements, The Wall Street Journal columnist, who suggests you may need less money for retirement than some think.

  • Retiring after life gets in the way Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Mature businessman looking at watch

    Two-thirds of Americans have experienced a financial disruption, and half now expect to delay or forgo retirement, a new study found.

  • Are you being hit with big 401(k) fees? Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 4:50 PM ET
    Are you being hit with big 401(k) fees?

    How unknown fees on investment accounts could be taking a huge bite out of your retirement, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Chris Carosa, Fiduciarynews.com.

  • Largest US employer proposes new retirement plans Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:04 AM ET
    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and President Barack Obama.

    The White House and the Defense Department are proposing changes to military retirement benefits.

  • What's really in your 401(k) Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    What's really in your 401(k)

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo senior columnist, discusses whether investors should be worried if mutual funds are investing their retirement funds in startups with big valuations.

  • Want free money? Then reduce your 401(k) fees Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Want free money? Then reduce your 401(k) fees

    You could be losing thousands to fees associated with your retirement account. Here's how to reduce those fees.

  • 401(k) a failure? Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 4:42 PM ET
    401(k) a failure?

    $18,433 is the median amount in a 401(k) savings account, according to a recent report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Discussing whether the program is a failure, with CNBC.com's Kelley Holland.