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After suspending further contributions, Prudential Annuities will likely be paying out far less than policyholders had expected.
Fidelity Investments recommends saving for retirement according to age and salary, with a goal of having 8 times your ending salary.
The findings of a new Pew study are jarring, particularly given Americans historical optimism.
There's concern whether the tax-deferred accounts should be changed as some say they don't save enough.
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The rise of prepaid cards bring a lower cost alternative to debit cards.
Studies that say working an extra five years past retirement age don't take nursing homes stays and the shift away from pensions into account.
Many say 529 savings plans are the best way to save for college, but interest in them is cooling.
Many people's first inclination when going through a divorce is to hire an attorney, but experts say divorcing couples could benefit just as much from financial help.
Young Americans who grew up during the Great Recession apparently did not learn much from their parents' money woes.
American credit card debt--and the number of credit-card accounts--have tumbled since peaking in 2008, suggesting that the country is slowly healing itself from a crazy credit boom.
A Pew Research Center study finds that a secure job and health care top the list of what makes a person middle class, replacing home ownership.
Paying back the minimum means it can take years to make a significant dent. But is it smart to pay off student loans as aggressively as one Harvard MBA did?
Market volatility has killed Americans' appetite for risk in favor of building cash reserves that will be there on short notice if another credit crunch comes.
The myth that you can pick outperforming actively managed funds through "research" is a cruel hoax. It makes ordinary investors feel inadequate when their efforts fail.
One key to feeling at home during a long term stay is knowing you can stay in touch with your money while you're away.
A new study by the Securities and Exchange Commission confirms past studies that have found that investors do not understand the most elementary financial concepts.
An Urban Institute study estimates that 3 percent of Americans younger than 65 -- about 7.3 million uninsured -- will be required to purchase coverage on their own or pay a penalty
More than a third of adults near retirement age — 35 percent — said last year that they simply don’t expect to retire. That was up from just 29 percent two years earlier.
Asset allocation is the centerpiece of any investment plan, but the basic theory may be badly out of date in today's unusual financial environment.
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