• It's easy to get caught up following market gyrations, but one of the top ranked financial advisors in the country says media hype can sabotage your retirement. CNBC's Personal Finance correspondent, Sharon Epperson talks with Ric Edelman, CEO and founder of Edelman Financial Services and author of the new book, "The Truth About Retirements Plans and IRAs."

  • 85% of pensions could fail in 30 years: Report Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:36 AM ET
    People, mostly union and retired city workers, protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse where Detroit's bankruptcy eligibility trial began this morning October 23, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.

    Public pension fund could achieve only a 4% returns or worse, according to hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. That is bad. USA Today reports.

  • Savings showdown: Retirement or college tuition? Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.

  • Florida's pensions run right     Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    We did adjustments to our allocations, says Ash Williams, Florida State Board of Administration, discussing how his pension fund is getting back on track following the financial crisis.

  • Nevada's 3 top pension funds     Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 1:38 PM ET

    Steve Edmundson, Nvpers CIO, discusses the asset allocation on index funds and the impact high-frequency trading has on pension funds.

  • State of retirement in US not as bad as you think Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    New research suggests that the state of retirement isn't as disastrous as thought.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Savings bond risks     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    Saving for retirement? Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why investing in savings bonds may not be such a lucrative idea. To develop real financial independence, Cramer says you need to make your money work for you.

  • 10 ways to get your retirement plan back on track Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 1:39 PM ET

    If your golden years seem threatened because of financial setbacks, don't panic. Here are 10 tips from retirement experts on your next steps.

  • 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.

  • Best retirement tip? Never stop working Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 2:40 PM ET

    Members of the Greatest Generation are increasingly refusing to retire to a life of leisure.

  • Pension funds more risky with your money: Pro Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    Pensions must chase higher returns to meet obligations, and that means moving away from traditional investments, CapRidge Partner's Steve LeBlanc tells CNBC.

  • How adult film stars plan for retirement Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:40 AM ET
    Joanna Angel on the red carpet the 2014 AVN Awards in Las Vegas.

    In an industry where stars are commonly impulsive spenders, financial planners advise a simple system to save for the future.

  • Plans are moving away from the standard allocations of 60% equities, 40% bonds and moving towards alternative such as private equity and real estate, says Steve LeBlanc, CapRidge Partners, discussing ways pension plans are looking to increase returns. Most pension plans don't have enough risk in their book, says LeBlanc.

  • Porn star investment plans     Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    With careers in the industry often ending abruptly, some adult film stars have been planning ahead for life outside the spotlight.

  • CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports on the financial preparedness of Americans for retirement.

  • Retirement survey shows lack of readiness     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports there has been an increase in confidence for retirement according to an Employee Benefits Research Institute survey. However, a majority of Americans are not prepared to retire.

  • 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.

  • Why US pensions need more than investment windfall Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    Double-digit annual returns for most U.S. public pension systems over the past two years have done little to shrink the yawning deficits.

  • Tax code favors rich: Sen. Warren     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 4:34 PM ET

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D. Mass., said middle-class savers have fewer incentives when it comes to retirement. CNBC's Hampton Pearson and Robert Frank weigh in.

  • Retirement trends & US budget     Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports potential businesses that can help retirees stay in their home during care is going to be a big market. FMHR trader tells investors to own the health care sector.

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