• NEW YORK, Feb 5- Charles Schwab Corp is taking broader aim at the retirement market with a new 401 platform that will allow participants to invest 100 percent of their plan in low-cost exchange-traded funds.

  • Retirement fund: Stocks vs. bonds     Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer explains why he doesn't suggest owning bonds in your retirement fund until age 30. To get the most out of your IRA or 401(k)s, Cramer says to take some risks by investing in stocks more than bonds.

  • Cramer's Playbook: 401(k) or IRA?     Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps investors take control of their retirement and reveals the power of IRAs and compounding in your 401(k).

  • Torsten Slok, chief international economist for Deutsche Bank, discusses how large 401(k)s are causing older workers to decline from returning to the labor market.

  • Protecting your retirement nest egg     Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 4:35 PM ET

    Kelly Campbell, Wealth Management CEO, and Carrie Coghill, Coghill Investment Strategies CEO, discuss how investors should handle taxes and 401(k)s going into 2014.

  • Going, going ... a number of tax breaks to expire Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    This is your last chance to take advantage of dozens of tax credits and deductions that are going away.

  • Retire with a $1M 401(k)?     Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains how some people who made less than a six-figure salary were able to retire with a seven-figure retirement fund.

  • CNBC's Tyler Mathisen reports rising student loan debt may be taking its toll on millennial retirement savings.

  • Could you be your 401(k)'s worst enemy?     Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Sue Herera reports those who stuck with target dates plans had an average return of almost 13 percent over the last 3 years while employees who managed their own accounts has had a return of under 11 percent.

  • The billionaire play coming to your 401(k) Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 4:11 PM ET

    Private equity has been generating big returns for big pension funds, but 401(k) investors have been left out of the game—until now.

  • ING US CEO: People are not saving enough     Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 3:35 PM ET

    "ING US focuses on retirement readiness," says Rod Martin, ING US chairman and CEO. "People need to save more," he adds.

  • What's in your 401(k)s? CNBC's Sharon Epperson reveals the five most widely held stocks held by companies sponsoring retirement plans.

  • Top stocks in 401(k) accounts     Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:43 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson digs to find out what the five most widely held stocks and companies are in 401(k) plans.

  • Debt vs. retirement     Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on what American's are more focused on.

  • Staying the 401(k) course     Friday, 18 Oct 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that those who save consistently through a crisis can get big rewards.

  • According to a new study by the American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries, retirement funds could lose as much as 20 percent in value, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • Got cash? Shutdown absolutely an opening: Pro     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 1:31 PM ET

    Weighing in on this question are NBC Today's Jean Chatzky, finance expert Liz Weston, CNBC's Sharon Epperson, and Sanborn Mortgage's Michael Menatian.

  • Protecting your current 401k's value     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 1:27 PM ET

    Jean Chatsky, NBC Today financial editor, says the closer someone gets to retirement, the more they should put their money in safer places. Liz Weston, author of "Deal With Your Debt"; CNBC's Sharon Epperson; and Michael Menatian, Sanborn Mortgage president, weigh in.

  • Will the shutdown hit your 401(k)?     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Jean Chatzky, NBC Today financial editor, talks about the ramifications.

  • How to retire with millions     Monday, 23 Sep 2013 | 1:48 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports how some retirees became millionaires from their retirement savings. "Most millionaires are able to accumulate their wealth because they didn't spend it," says Barry Glassman of Glassman Wealth Services.