"Delaying retirement leaves a worker with fewer years of retirement to finance, more time to save and earn returns, and higher Social Security benefits," says one financial planner.
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.
The financial hurdles of student loans, a weak housing market, and high unemployment are shaping this generation’s savings rate, with no end-date guarantee.
Gen X is the first generation to deal with the changing models of American retirement—and its members are flustered. The generation once called “slackers” has been true to form with retirement planning.
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.
CNBC's ETF Model Retirement Portfolios update: Bernanke's toll; gold, bonds suffer; out with China, in with Japan.
Volatility has spiked 35 percent over the past month. CNBC's Bob Pisani has advice for your retirement portfolio.
CNBC'S Bob Pisani shows investors how to find returns on their retirement investments with exchanged-traded fund DBC.