An estimated 85 percent of public pensions could fail in 30 years, according to controversial new research by Bridgewater Associates.» Read More
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."
Public pension fund could achieve only a 4% returns or worse, according to hedge fund Bridgewater Associates. That is bad. USA Today reports.
Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.
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.
Steve Edmundson, Nvpers CIO, discusses the asset allocation on index funds and the impact high-frequency trading has on pension funds.
New research suggests that the state of retirement isn't as disastrous as thought.
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.
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 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.
Members of the Greatest Generation are increasingly refusing to retire to a life of leisure.
Pensions must chase higher returns to meet obligations, and that means moving away from traditional investments, CapRidge Partner's Steve LeBlanc tells CNBC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Double-digit annual returns for most U.S. public pension systems over the past two years have done little to shrink the yawning deficits.
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.
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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