There’s yet another wrinkle in the new age of retirement and job insecurity — keeping track of all those company retirement savings plans you’ve racked up, along with that IRA you opened years ago, and creating a coherent investment strategy with them.
State securities administrators listed four new types of fraud among their annual list of investor threats, including crowdfunding scams and gold-related ripoffs.
The proportion of people who say they are saving less than last year to retirement savings is down, but the retirement income deficit for the coming generation of retirees is estimated to be $4.3 trillion.
An IRA can contain anything that makes you money, but as with any DIY investment, caution is required.
Shying away from big resort-like senior communities, baby boomers are picking centrally-located senior neighborhoods that offer affordable housing with access to thriving community centers.
Graduates area entering a world where they could face long-term financial damage and barriers to success. Graduates say they are learning to manage.
Assisting aging parents can be overwhelming and scary. Experts offer suggestions on navigating affordable options beyond nursing homes and assisted living centers. What have you done?
Wary investors are managing retirement the old-fashioned way: They are lowering their expectations. BlackRock says sentiment has "changed dramatically."
Your social security benefits are tax free but other income is not. Should retirees have to pay taxes on that income?
Unfortunately, many people decide to retire without really thinking through the decision, and that can have dire circumstances.
Some company retirement plans have changed with the times, allowing investors to dabble in commodities and real estate. Others have not, hurting diversification.
Some play the grandparent, some claim to cure illnesses that conventional medicine can’t. Others offer ways to make a quick buck to augment your savings.
Who wants their kid to be a millionaire? Ron Lieber of the New York Times looks at books advising upwardly mobile parents.
New age increases have been proposed in the federal government's continuing effort to keep the retirement system on sound economic footing.
Military families worry about plenty of things, but their retirement plan usually isn't one of them – until now.
Though Social Security benefits have long been a successful federal safety net for millions of Americans, some lawmakers and policy analysts believe the only way to save it from inevitable bankruptcy is to privatize the system.
If you like doing business online, have a knack for sites like Facebook, and want to meet new people, sharing-for-money may be an intriguing part of your retirement plan.
While saving for retirement is a traditional approach, other methods are often needed to fund nest eggs. For many, there's nothing better than the family home — especially if the mortgage is paid off.
Uncertainty about making the right retirement moves is rife among the vast baby boomer generation. With 10,000 boomers turning 65 every day for the next 18 years, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, one thing that isn’t being downsized is concern about where and when to retire.
Saving for retirement isn't enough. Protecting your nest egg is essential to secure your financial future over the long-term.