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  • The breakdown: Josh Brown's 401k advice Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 12:51 PM ET
    The breakdown: Josh Brown's 401k advice

    In a new segment called "The Breakdown," FMHR trader Josh Brown discusses the key differences between retirement investing versus trading.

  • Market rout: Investing resolutions to act on now Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 9:55 AM ET
    Financial Targets 2016

    To build wealth this year, start saving early to build cash reserves, and reexamine your asset mix and risk-management strategy.

  • A new year, a new you! Thursday, 7 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    A new year, a new you!

    This is the year that you’ve decided you will retire! Here are three moves to make now before you leave your job.

  • Are these hidden fees taking a bite out of your 401(k)? Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 6:53 AM ET
    Are these hidden fees taking a bite out of your 401(k)?

    Fees are hidden in plain sight, says Tom Zgainer, America's Best 401K CEO, discussing the hidden costs in retirement plans that cost Americans more than $17 billion each year and can reduce overall savings by as much as 60 percent.

  • 401(k) plans: What you need to know Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    401(k) plans: What you need to know

    Financial advisors Lazetta Rainey Braxton and Shannon Eusey caution savers to maximize 401(k) opportunities and avoid tapping their savings too early.

  • Nov 11- Add it the list: women are better than men at stewarding their retirement accounts, at least if we define better as "more likely to be in the game." Earlier studies have already indicated that women outperform as hedge fund chiefs and as stock traders, but now a study from Vanguard shows they do better in important respects with their 401 k accounts too.

  • Nov 5- Boeing Co said it had agreed to pay $57 million to settle a lawsuit in which employees accused the company of mismanaging their 401 retirement plan. Lockheed Martin Corp paid $62 million to settle a similar lawsuit this year. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois will hold a hearing early next year to determine whether to give the...

  • Boeing to pay $57 mln to settle 401(k) lawsuit Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 12:19 PM ET

    Nov 5- Boeing Co has agreed to pay $57 million to settle a lawsuit in which employees accused the company of mismanaging their 401 retirement plan, the plaintiffs' legal firm said on Thursday. Lockheed Martin Corp paid $62 million to settle a similar lawsuit earlier this year. Boeing denied wrongdoing, but settled to avoid the expense and uncertainty of...

  • Three biggest money mistakes Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Three biggest money mistakes

    Life strategist Tony Robbins discusses the top three money mistakes people make. Not saving enough, not maximizing 401(k) opportunities and not "retooling" your career skill set can destroy your financial freedom.

  • This mistake cost one worker nearly $800,000 Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    This mistake cost one worker nearly $800,000

    Marlene Roth, a longtime employee of MCI and Worldcom kept a big chunk of her portfolio invested in company stock. When the company filed for bankruptcy she lost nearly all of her non-401(k) investments. Now, she’s warning others not to make the same mistake.

  • Improve your financial life Thursday, 22 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Improve your financial life

    Life strategist and author Tony Robbins offers three tips for improving your financial life: saving more, maximizing 401(k) plans and reducing stress.

  • US economy chugging along: Expert Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 7:13 AM ET
    US economy chugging along: Expert

    Tony James, Blackstone president & COO, shares his thoughts on the health of the US economy, markets and China.

  • Reinventing retirement savings: Blackstone COO Wednesday, 21 Oct 2015 | 7:09 AM ET
    Reinventing retirement savings: Blackrock COO

    Tony James, Blackstone president & COO, talks about his proposal to tackle the looming retirement crisis in the U.S. by replacing the traditional 401(k) with guaranteed retirement accounts.

  • Reasons to pick a Roth 401k Tuesday, 20 Oct 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
    Reasons to pick a Roth 401k

    It's all about the time value of money, explains Matt Sommer, Janus director of retirement strategy, in discussing the value of compounding your savings.

  • Millennials are getting savvier with their 401K plans Monday, 19 Oct 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Millennials are getting savvier with their 401K plans

    A Vanguard study shows more millennials today are participating in 401K plans, compared to a decade ago.

  • Tony Robbins breaks down your 401(k) fees Thursday, 15 Oct 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Tony Robbins breaks down your 401(k) fees

    Hidden fees in retirement plans are confusing and a major problem for retirement savers, according to life strategist and author Tony Robbins.

  • Are fees draining your retirement funds? Monday, 5 Oct 2015 | 6:39 AM ET
    Are fees draining your retirement funds?

    Tony Robbins, "Money: Master the Game," author, shares tips on how to increase retirement saving by cutting unnecessary fees.

  • Some target-date funds missing their marks? Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Some target-date funds missing their marks?

    Recent swings in the market may have many retirement investors worried as some target-date funds -- a popular and often default option in many 401(k) plans -- miss their mark.

  • Protecting your 401(k) Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Protecting your 401K

    Here's how to protect your 401(k) when the market tanks.

  • What millennials should know about social security Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Millennial saving investing

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy zeros in on three tips to help you better prepare for retirement.