Since 2010, average employee contributions have increased $470, and average employer contributions have gone up $400, USA Today reports.» Read More
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.
Investors want to be defensive, but have come to realize that the risk of stocks beats the alternative.
Employee 401(k) accounts grew more than 4 percent in the third quarter as a rising stock market boosted investment returns.
Now that Obama care appears to be here to stay, it’s time to make plans based on the changes in the Affordable Care Act.
A new survey finds that 83 percent of retirees claim Social Security early in part out of worry for the program's health.
A new study suggests that many workers are waiting to retire at least until they are eligible for Medicare.
QTIPs, are often used to guarantee an inheritance to children of an earlier marriage.
The calculation is stark: how much should they budget to spend each year when they could live another 20, 30, perhaps 40 years?