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What areas have residents who are the best prepared for retirement? The Ameriprise Financial planning company put together the New Retirement Mindscape City Pulse index. Here they are, ranked by the confidence level of residents.
Bowing to intense competition among fund managers over the past few months, Vanguard announced reductions in fees on dozens of mutual funds and ETFs.
Take advantage of these smart tax moves before December 31st, and your biggest holiday gift could be savings for months and years to come.
Allianz Life Insurance asked people 55 and older to identify their chronic money management lapses. Is yours on the list?
Income-based premium hikes are likely part of any budget deal, and would eventually affect one in four retirees.
Some small web-based firms are betting that young, tech-savvy savers won't pay for a traditional adviser to manage their money.
Suze Orman says Always remember the holiday season is about giving - true giving.
Dec 15- Pilots at United Continental Holdings, the world's biggest airline, have ratified a contract with the U.S. carrier that will provide enhanced pay and retirement plan contributions, their union said on Saturday. ALPA represents more than 12,000 United Continental pilots.
A third of workers will fail to spend their use-it-or-lose-it flexible spending accounts (FSA) for healthcare, according to a study by WageWorks.
We may first buy life insurance when we become parents. But some of the best strategies apply after the kids are out and the house is paid off.
"Social security is the best-funded government program," says David Cay Johnston, a pulitzer prize-winning reporter and author of several books on corporate and government policies.
Gen Y-ers are contributing to 401(k) plans and tapping financial advice at greater rates than their elders.
A new study suggests a woman's reluctance to invest may be a matter of having less money to play with.
British pension providers want insurers to identify people likely to die young to reduce retirement payments.
Companies that service retirement plans are increasingly concerned that the tax benefits of 401(k) plans are on the chopping block.
As insurance red tape becomes more onerous, more primary care physicians are opting to charge patients a yearly fee for service.
Behind the estate tax rate, IRS tax rules seem to bend to accommodate successful investors who want to preserve their wealth for another generation.
United Technologies uses target-date mutual funds that incorporates annuities that offer a guaranteed monthly payout.
The average American is no longer financially distressed, according to one study. Now families are waiting for the national economy to do its part.
Many Gen Xers fear they will never make up ground lost in the deep economic downturn of 2007 to 2009.