• What’s next for the 401(k) industry? Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Cramer's Playbook: IRA vs. 401(k)  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why he believes an IRA is the single, best retirement vehicle out there.

  • High fees eroding many retirement accounts Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    A new study finds that the typical 401(k) would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career.

  • The case for ignoring your 401(k)...yes, there is one! Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Retirement vs. discretionary  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    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.

  • Retirement confidence rises, but the data are grim Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Don't make these mistakes with your 401(k)  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Can't figure out 401(k) fees? Govt wants more help Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 6:23 AM ET

    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.

  • 3 ways to grow your 401(k), no matter your age Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    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).

  • Boeing converting pensions to 401k  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Boeing is going to end pension plans for non-union employees starting in 2016.

  • Should I borrow from 401k to reduce my mortgage?  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    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.

  • Is Gen X ready to retire? Depends who you ask Sunday, 16 Feb 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Members of Gen X, born between the early 60s and the early 80s, are smart about retirement savings. Or maybe not.

  • Memo to AOL: This is what's really distressed Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:31 AM ET
    Tim Armstrong, CEO and chairman of AOL

    The AOL CEO’s comments about two “distressed babies” and how it impacted the company’s 401(k) decisions is only part of the story.

  • AOL CEO under fire  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 2:15 PM ET

    AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong reverses changes to 401K plans.CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports.

  • AOL Tim Armstrong reverses 401(k) changes  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    AOL CEO Tim Armstrong reversed the company's decision to change 401(k) benefits. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.

  • AOL’s Armstrong axes controversial 401(K) policy Saturday, 8 Feb 2014 | 8:41 PM ET
    Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of AOL.

    In a letter to employees, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong reversed the company's recent decision to change some 401(k) benefits.

  • AOL defends 401(k) controversy  Friday, 7 Feb 2014 | 6:55 AM ET

    AOL's Tim Armstrong issues a statement about a change in the company's match to employees' retirement accounts.

  • AOL Chief: Obamacare costs leads to 401(k) tweak  Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong explained changes in the company's retirement plan contribution.

  • 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).