CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the drop in 401(k) balances among households nearing retirement. Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital, provides insight.» Read More
Mad Money host Jim Cramer says if the company you work for offers an employer match for your 401(k) contributions, then you want to put money into your 401(k) until that match is maxed out.
In fact, 14% of people ages 65 and older have nothing saved, but experts say there's no time like the present to start.
A survey by Fidelity Investments found 43 percent of those polled would opt for a lower salary in exchange for a larger employer contribution to their 401(k). The "Closing Bell" panel weighs in.
Since 2010, average employee contributions have increased $470, and average employer contributions have gone up $400, USA Today reports.
Aron Levine, Bank of America, discusses a new survey showing most Americans will risk old age poverty to avoid cutting back now.
Financial Engines CEO Jeff Maggioncalda helps consult about 9 million of the 78 million baby boomers with their 401(k) plans. In one study, his company found people are making mistakes using "target date" retirement funds. Chad Parks, The Online 401(k) founder, provides perspective. With CNBC's Kelly Evans and Sharon Epperson.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer breaks down the differences between traditional retirement methods and a Roth 401(k) or IRA.
It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be more difficult to teach them how to spend that retirement savings.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he believes an IRA is the single, best retirement vehicle out there.
A new study finds that the typical 401(k) would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career.
NEW YORK, April 9- It may sound like something you would train your dog to do, but the "reverse rollover" is a maneuver that more retirement-minded workers should try. Currently, 69 percent of company 401 plans allow workers to bring IRA money to them, according to the Plan Sponsor Council of America, an employer group.
The majority of 401(k) participants are too busy, overwhelmed or just plain bored to make any changes to how their retirement money is being invested.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer highlights the differences between your retirement and discretionary portfolio. Cramer says to be more conservative with your retirement, while using a more aggressive approach with your discretionary.
Workers' retirement confidence has recovered from record lows of the past five years, showing an increase in 2014. But that's not the whole story.
For many people, most of their savings are tied up in their 401(k) where they think their money is safe and will continue to grow. CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks with three top financial advisors about the most common mistakes people make with their 401(k) savings plans.
The Labor Department proposed a new rule that would make it easier for 401(k) plan owners and their employers to determine fees and expenses.
All generations of pre-retirees are facing some level of savings shortfall, but there are steps anyone can take to help build their 401(k).
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Boeing is going to end pension plans for non-union employees starting in 2016.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides insight on finding a personal financial advisor for those thinking of borrowing against their 401(k) to reduce their mortgage.
Members of Gen X, born between the early 60s and the early 80s, are smart about retirement savings. Or maybe not.