Digging into retirement funds early will wreak havoc on your retirement, thanks to missed compound interest and hefty fees.
The 401(k) has been the default retirement savings option for over four decades, but many still don't understand this complex product.
Ready to sell you business and retire? From picking a successor to finding the right buyer you've got some big issues to consider. Sharon Epperson walks you through the steps that will leave your business in good hands so you can Retire Well.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer broke down the different roles that stocks and bonds play in a portfolio, and the percentage of exposure needed by age group.
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.
Having a will is just as important for ordinary folks as it is for multi-millionaires--and failing to organize your estate is a major financial mistake for anyone. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson offers simple steps to help you set up your will.
Obamacare is under threat from politicians. Here's how the affordable care act can work for employers, says industry veteran Denny Weinberg.
Workers are blaming their employees for poor management of their retirement savings plans.
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.
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.