• Retirement: Minimize taxes to maximize savings Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 3:48 PM ET
    Taxes 1040

    Here are a few pointers to ensure the tax man isn't taking too much of a bite out of your investments, reports USA Today.

  • What's really in your 401(k)   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 12:40 PM ET
    What's really in your 401(k)

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo senior columnist, discusses whether investors should be worried if mutual funds are investing their retirement funds in startups with big valuations.

  • Want free money? Then reduce your 401(k) fees   Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Want free money? Then reduce your 401(k) fees

    You could be losing thousands to fees associated with your retirement account. Here's how to reduce those fees.

  • 401(k) a failure?   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 4:42 PM ET
    401(k) a failure?

    $18,433 is the median amount in a 401(k) savings account, according to a recent report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Discussing whether the program is a failure, with CNBC.com's Kelley Holland.

  • Do you know where your 401(k) money is going? Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 2:41 PM ET
    Concerned businessman

    Over a third of Americans are not familiar with their 401(k) choices. Why isn't investor education getting through?

  • This investing guru wants to save your retirement Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    Greenwich Associates founder Charles Ellis speaks with a reporter prior to an event in New York.

    In his new book, investing guru Charles Ellis makes dire predictions about an upcoming retirement crisis that will affect millions.

  • Million dollar retirement   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 4:47 PM ET
    Million dollar retirement

    The number of workers who have saved $1 million or more in a workplace retirement plan is a new record, reports CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • How to become a 401(k) millionaire   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    How to become a 401(k) millionaire

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson walks through three key points on how to become a 401(k) millionaire.

  • Retirement's magic number? $2.5M a good start   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Senior couple home retirement moving

    How much do you need to retire? According to a new Legg Mason survey, the new magic number is $2.5 million. Insight, with Patricia Powell, Wealth Health.

  • Sec. Perez: We worked closely with SEC on 401(k)

    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, discusses the White House's proposed new rules for brokers on retirement accounts, and the impact of a stronger dollar on exports.

  • Tapping your 401(k) ... penalty free   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:51 PM ET
    Tapping into your 401(k)

    There is bipartisan support for a White House plan to allow unemployed workers to draw from their 401(k)s. CNBC's Sharon Epperson outlines the idea, and the potential consequences.

  • When to retire? The answer may surprise you Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:56 AM ET
    Senior man in meeting

    The average retirement age, which rose for years, seems to be stabilizing, a study finds. That leaves many short on savings.

  • Private equity to open up, include 401(k)s: Exec Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:56 AM ET
    David Rubenstein, The Carlyle Group Co-Founder & Managing Director.

    David Rubenstein said he saw PE opening to a larger client base, including individuals managing their 401(k) investments, the NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared ready to give Edison International employees who accused the utility of favoring higher-cost mutual funds over lower-cost ones in its retirement plan a chance to revive some of their claims. There appeared to be consensus among the justices that a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in favor of...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared set to revive certain claims in a class action lawsuit against Edison International by employees who accused the utility of favoring higher-cost mutual funds over-lower cost ones in its retirement plan. The case concerns a lawsuit filed by Glenn Tibble and other employees against Edison...

  • Obama: New rules for brokers & retirement accounts

    Discussing how President Obama plans to change the rules on brokers who deal with retirement accounts, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson.

  • New rules for your 401(k)   Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 2:07 PM ET
    New rules for your 401(k)

    President Obama spoke to AARP about a bid to change the rules on independent brokers who deal with retirement accounts. CNBC's Sharon Epperson; Doug Flynn, Flynn Zito Capital Management; and Dale Brown, Financial Services Institute, discuss.

  • New rules could save investors millions in fees Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    The Labor Department is readying new proposed rules on retirement investment advice, and the battle lines are being drawn.

  • In all three states, Alaska, West Virginia and Michigan, problematic funding gaps widened, the report said. In 2006, Alaska switched newly hired state workers from its two biggest traditional defined benefit plans to a defined contribution plan. In 2014, Alaska made a $3 billion cash infusion into the defined benefit plans to shore them up.

  • Young investors load up on stocks   Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
    Young investors load up on stocks

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports 85 percent of the portfolio of the average 25-year old is in equities. Rob Arnott, Research Affiliates CEO, discuss.