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Why does everyone always tell you to take advantage of your 401(k) and to fund your IRA? Because these are "tax-blessed vehicles," says "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer.
After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.
Despite a proliferation of games and apps, and efforts by schools to teach the subject, financial literacy declined between 2009 and 2012, a survey shows.
Fidelity says the average 401(k) balance topped $80,000 for the first time in Q1, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson. Niall Gannon, The Gannon Group, and Patricia Powell, Powell Financial Group, discuss.
Making periodic adjustments to your asset allocation is a wise move, and should be part of your overall retirement strategy.
The average 401(k) balance hit a record high of $80,900 in the first quarter, according to Fidelity Investments.
"Mad Money" host Jim Cramer says 401(k) plans are back and explains why it "makes sense to invest."
Americans typically work at seven different companies during their career, and most of them have something to show for each stop—untouched 401(k)s that can come back to bite you.
President Obama's budget calls for a cap on tax-free retirement funds. The "Kudlow Report" crew discusses what this means.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the difference between Roth 401(k)s and Roth IRAs.
The higher interest rates go, the more likely it is your retirement accounts will bump up against caps in the president's proposed budget.
Fidelity's president proposed doubling the percentage of pay employers can put in automatically enrolled employees' 401(k)s.
You're just two years away from the big day, then, boom! Why financial advisers say Plan B should always be part of your retirement thinking.
The government watchdog says some investment firms urge workers to roll over their 401(k)s to IRAs, in order to gain fees for the firm.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses gold's close for the day. The precious metal ended up above $1,600 over concern in Cyprus as investors looked for a safe haven.
A contribution rate close to three percent, the lowest in the advanced world, is just one reason why American workers lag behind other developed countries in retirement savings.
How the Paul Ryan budget impacts your retirement, with CNBC's John Harwood.
When we look at our retirement accounts, we often overlook the taxes we'll have to pay on our 401(k) and IRA withdrawals.
The record rally has made people excited to open up their quarterly 401(k) statements again, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Two ways to play your 401(k), with Greg Kasten, Unified Trust founder & CEO and Jeremy Kisner, Surevest Capital.