NEW YORK— What will it take to get you to contribute more to your retirement savings? Those who transfer a Roth, traditional or rollover IRA to Fidelity with a balance of at least $10,000 and register for the program will get the match. Someone transferring $10,000 would get a match worth 1 percent of their annual contributions.» Read More
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.
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.
Women make less but live longer, which makes saving for retirement more difficult. Personal finance sites are seizing the opportunity.
Replacing lost income with assets that produce greater total return may be the best way those behind in retirement savings to finance their needs.
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.
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.
When we look at our retirement accounts, we often overlook the taxes we'll have to pay on our 401(k) and IRA withdrawals.
Despite Americans' reputation as reckless spenders, most do the responsible thing and use the windfall to build up savings or to pay down debt.
A new survey on corporate health benefits draws a picture of a world where companies go beyond building gyms and banning smoking, to rewarding employees for lowering their cholesterol and being monitored by a "primary nurse case manager."
The United States ranks 19th worldwide when it comes to retirement savings, trailing Israel, Japan, and even tiny Slovenia.
Here's a contest that's offering a free "test drive" of retirement in a tropical destination for a month. Applicants "must be willing to relax." Think you got what it takes?
New rules have prompted companies to offer funds with lower fees, but half of workers still don't know how much they pay, according to a new study.
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Pope Benedict XVI's retirement package – the first the Vatican has offered in almost 600 years – is a sweet deal by the average American senior's standards.
Paying for your child's education is a laudable goal, but may not be realistic for some parents who could wind up jeopardizing their own financial future in order to put their children through college.
Charles Schwab's model in the new low-fee 401(k) environment is to move to index fees, and hope customers will pay to take their advice.
Employees at some of the largest U.S. corporations have as much as 70 percent of their retirement savings invested in company stock, Morningstar's David Blanchett told "Power Lunch."
Singapore may boast of the highest percentage of millionaires in the world, but retiring here is becoming even more difficult for the common man.
Low- and middle-income households of Americans over 50 have an average balance of $8,278, more typical of young parents or college students.
The Federal Reserve says the money market fund industry needs more regulations to keep it from a collapse and a repeat of another run on assets. Money market management firms like Fidelity, are fighting back saying enough is being done to keep investors safe.