There is bipartisan support for a White House plan to allow unemployed workers to draw from their 401(k)s. CNBC's Sharon Epperson outlines the idea, and the potential consequences.
The average retirement age, which rose for years, seems to be stabilizing, a study finds. That leaves many short on savings.
Discussing how President Obama plans to change the rules on brokers who deal with retirement accounts, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
President Obama spoke to AARP about a bid to change the rules on independent brokers who deal with retirement accounts. CNBC's Sharon Epperson; Doug Flynn, Flynn Zito Capital Management; and Dale Brown, Financial Services Institute, discuss.
The Labor Department is readying new proposed rules on retirement investment advice, and the battle lines are being drawn.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports 85 percent of the portfolio of the average 25-year old is in equities. Rob Arnott, Research Affiliates CEO, discuss.
Even minor cognitive changes can reduce financial decision-making ability, but many don't realize it.
Should you put your money in a Roth IRA? Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps investors understand the best place to save their money.
How President Obama's budget proposal could directly impact retirement savings, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
The number of 401(k ) millionaires has double in the past 2 years, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Jonathan Clements, "Money Guide 2015" author, provides insight on the surge.
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Retirement guides run the gamut—from stating the obvious to engaging in scare tactics. Here's a checklist of things to boost your savings.
Even though they make millions during their career, professional athletes have an even greater risk of outliving their money, since their retirement can last 50 years or more. CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses a new game plan with BrightScope founders Mike and Ryan Alfred.
Rule changes on guaranteed pension payments look promising, but are they for you?
Rolling over 401(k) money to pension offers lifetime income stream. The benefits and the drawbacks, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
Fewer investors are going all-in with their retirement savings.
Discussing recent movement in 401k portfolios on market fears, with Ric Edelman, Edelman Financial Services, and CNBC's Sharon Epperson.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the correlation between market moves and movement in 401(k) investments.
Several major fund companies are increasing the stock allocation of their target date funds, which are used by many of those with such plans.
A 401(k) plan is designed to help you save for retirement. But, what if you are strapped for cash? Geri Pell explains why it may be a smart decision (sometimes) to borrow from your plan.