Since 2010, average employee contributions have increased $470, and average employer contributions have gone up $400, USA Today reports.» Read More
A new study shows that one in four workers is breaching their retirement account to pay for everyday expenses. Lindsey Piegza, FTN Financial economist and CNBC's Steve Liesman, share their opinions over whether people's retirement is in jeopardy.
According to the Fed, 30 percent of households earning less than $50,000 tap their 401k plans. Suze Orman, host of "The Suze Orman Show," offers money-saving strategies for Americans.
Doreen was just laid off. She asks if she should leave her 401(k) and profit sharing with her old company.
What do some of the top 401k plans have in common? Michael Alfred, Brightscope CEO, provides perspective. "Index funds are gaining traction, and they're showing up on more plans," he says.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports changes in the way IBM contributes to employee retirement accounts may have a wide-ranging impact, and discussing whether volatile markets could place workers in a vulnerable position, with Alison Borland, Aon Hewitt, and Brigitte Madrian, Harvard Kennedy School of Management.
CNBC's Bob Pisani and John Carney discuss "Big Blue's" plans to contribute to its employee retirement accounts once a year, instead of twice a month.
Brian Graff, ASPPA, and Natalie Pace, Women's Investment Network, discuss whether the 401(k) tax incentives could be on the chopping block.
Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns.
Fidelity Investments, which handles 401(k) accounts for about 12 million Americans, has released a new formula to answer the most pressing question about saving for retirement: How am I doing?
Studies that say working an extra five years past retirement age don't take nursing homes stays and the shift away from pensions into account.
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.