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  • 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.

  • Millennials wary of investing     Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 7:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche, Kelly Evans and Dominic Chu discuss a Wells Fargo study that says more than half of millennials lack confidence in the stock market.

  • What kind of investor are you?     Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    Are you a planner, procrastinator, or an avoider when it comes to your retirement? CNBC's Sharon Epperson looks at how your answer will impact your savings.

  • The best 401(k) plans     Friday, 6 Sep 2013 | 1:46 PM ET

    Some 401(k)plans are just better than others. CNBC's Sharon Epperson took a look at the differences and found that some of the strongest plans are in law.

  • Money & divorce     Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Two researchers at the Federal Reserve watched 30,000 couples over 14 years, and concluded that the more mismatched they were financially, the more likely they are to divorce.

  • 'Winging' retirement is trending     Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 1:42 PM ET

    When it comes to retirement, many people just want to "wing it." CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports.

  • Setting up your 401(k)     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Your 401(k) is important, but it has its downsides, explains "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer. You should only contribute as much money to your 401(k) as it takes to get the full match from your employer.

  • Taking advantage of a market decline     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 6:40 PM ET

    Whenever you get a 10 percent decline in the S&P 500, you want to double down, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. That month, you should put in twice your normal 401k contribution.