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  • Don't Get Rolled on Your 401(k) Rollover: GAO Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 9:08 AM ET
    U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA).

    The government watchdog says some investment firms urge workers to roll over their 401(k)s to IRAs, in order to gain fees for the firm.

  • Are Stock-Shy Americans Risking Their Retirements? Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    Post-recession Americans are saving more for retirement, but many don't trust the stock market to grow their nest eggs.

  • How to Make Americans Really Save for Retirement Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.

  • If you spend time worrying that you'll end up on the street in your old age with your belongings stuffed into plastic bags in a shopping cart, you have good company.

  • Get the Job—Without Lying About Your Age Saturday, 30 Mar 2013 | 3:09 AM ET

    It's no secret, it's harder for older workers to land a job. Here are some tips for how to land that job -- without having to lie about your age!

  • SAC Capital Advisors employee Michael Steinberg walks out of a New York courthouse after being charged by U.S. prosecutors with engaging in insider trading on March 29, 2013

    A former portfolio manager pleaded not guilty on Friday to a five-count criminal indictment alleging that he engaged in insider trading.

  • Junior's Plan: At 27, Still Living Off Parents Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:49 PM ET

    If Junior has his way, there's a good chance he's planning to be on your dime until his mid-20s, new research shows.

  • Retire Before 40? Here's How You Can Do It Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:26 PM ET

    Thirty-year-old Jason Fieber says he has saved $100,000 in three years even though his annual net income is $50,000. His goal: retire by age 40. USA Today reports.

  • Don't Kill the Mortgage Deduction—Cap It: Pro Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:01 AM ET

    Instead of ending the mortgage-interest tax deduction, adjust it to do what it is intended to do: stimulate home buying, one industry insider says.

  • Boomers Feeling (Slightly) More Secure Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    A new survey finds Boomers' fears about finances have abated, with nearly a quarter of them feeling more secure than they did 12 months ago.

  • Taxes: Brilliant Deductions and Hazardous No-No's Saturday, 23 Mar 2013 | 9:12 AM ET

    You probably realize there are tax breaks related to your home, your charitable giving and your work—but you may be eligible for more than you know.

  • How to Retire in These Five Expensive Cities Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 1:17 PM ET

    Eschewing the Sun Belt, retirees are finding ways to cope with the high prices and high taxes that come with enjoying a big-city lifestyle.

  • 11 Things About 401(k) Plans We Need to Fix Now Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    A contribution rate close to three percent, the lowest in the advanced world, is just one reason why American workers lag behind other developed countries in retirement savings.

  • You Go Girl! Time to 'Lean In' on Finances: Study Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 9:35 AM ET

    The average man has 30 percent more in taxable investments than the average woman and 72 percent more in his IRA, according to a new study.

  • No Longer Niche, Firms Target Female Investors Saturday, 16 Mar 2013 | 2:51 PM ET
    Daily Worth

    Women make less but live longer, which makes saving for retirement more difficult. Personal finance sites are seizing the opportunity.

  • Retirement Dilemma: Save More or Take More Risk? Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 9:24 AM ET

    Replacing lost income with assets that produce greater total return may be the best way those behind in retirement savings to finance their needs.

  • Seven Must-Haves for Your Dream Retirement Home Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    Finding the right home for retirement, whether it means moving to a new location or renovating a current home so you can age in place, involves being realistic about your long-term physical needs, your financial resources, and what kinds of facilities are nearby to support you, financial and aging experts say.

  • How Congress' Retirement Package Compares to Yours Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    For all the talk you hear from Capitol Hill about running government more like a business, Congress has a retirement plan that would make any Fortune 500 executive blush.

  • Five Retirement Tips to Remember at Tax Time Tuesday, 12 Mar 2013 | 10:29 AM ET

    When we look at our retirement accounts, we often overlook the taxes we'll have to pay on our 401(k) and IRA withdrawals.

  • How to Make the Most of Your Income Tax Refund Sunday, 10 Mar 2013 | 11:53 AM ET

    Despite Americans' reputation as reckless spenders, most do the responsible thing and use the windfall to build up savings or to pay down debt.

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