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Why investors have suffered below-market returns even as mutual fund management company owners enjoyed market-beating results.
The average balance at the nation's largest 401(k) administrator was $72,800 at the end of June, 2.4 percent less than at the end of March.
Many Americans are defaulting on loans against their retirements to try to make ends meet. Are we facing a 401(k) crisis? Hal Singer, Navigant Economics, shares his opinion.
Graduates area entering a world where they could face long-term financial damage and barriers to success. Graduates say they are learning to manage.
Wary investors are managing retirement the old-fashioned way: They are lowering their expectations. BlackRock says sentiment has "changed dramatically."
Congress is considering a tax on your 401(k) and other retirement accounts. Phil Kerpen, American Commitment president, offers insight.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports how potential changes in 401(k) rules could impact your nest egg and how to maximize your retirement returns.
Baby boomers, with their inheritances, homes, and old-fashioned pensions, may appear to be on track for a solid retirement — but some experts say the forecast for the generation born from 1946 through 1964 isn’t necessarily so rosy.
Is your IRA running at full throttle? Many people don’t realize that IRAs are not set-it-and-forget-it retirement vehicles. They need regular tune-ups to make certain they are producing enough to fund your retirement goals.
Tax deductions for retirement savings are still available through April 17. File an extension to get more time to qualify for tax deductions.
Zachary Karabell, River Twice Research president, discusses the risk of inflation and long-term investment trades in China, with the Fast Money traders.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports a new study shows the downturn in the U.S. economy saw a spike in 401(k) loans by minorities.
Baby boomers could stand to inherit more than $8 trillion in a transfer of wealth from their parents and, according to one estimate, more than a quarter of that money has already been doled out.
Martin Mucci, Paychex president & CEO, discusses his company's prospects and what would happen if the Supreme Court actually overturned Obamacare. Sales are up for the first time in two years, he says.
April is the month with the deadlines for IRA contributions and mandatory IRA withdrawals and the deadline for your 2011 IRA contribution is April 17, 2012.
The good news is Americans are living longer. But the worry for many retirees is that they'll outlive their savings.
The government wants to make it easier for workers to convert part of their 401(k) savings into an annuity that would pay guaranteed income checks for life — no matter the ups and downs in the markets.
For most of us, retirement will be the shortest, most challenging period of our lives and yet few are fully prepared for this life stage.
"Delaying retirement leaves a worker with fewer years of retirement to finance, more time to save and earn returns, and higher Social Security benefits," says one financial planner.
Figuring out how much you'll need to retire — or how much you can expect to earn on your retirement dollars — isn't as simple as plugging numbers into an online calculator.