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Between student-loan debt and coming of age during the financial crisis, millennials have a big problem with their retirement planning.
Government statistics project 70 percent of Americans over age 65 will eventually need long-term care, but most people aren't prepared.
Americans defaulted at the lowest rates last month since before the recession rocked the U.S. economy, according to a new report.
About two-thirds of workers with 401(k)s are going it alone, and about half of those folks are unengaged, USA Today reports.
Middle-class seniors want to stay in their homes and communities as they grow old, but escalating costs have them looking at cohabitation.
Financial Engines CEO Jeff Maggioncalda helps consult about 9 million of the 78 million baby boomers with their 401(k) plans. In one study, his company found people are making mistakes using "target date" retirement funds. Chad Parks, The Online 401(k) founder, provides perspective. With CNBC's Kelly Evans and Sharon Epperson.
About 65% of those born between 1946 and 1964 plan to work after age 65 or don't plan to retire.
U.K. households are nearly £100,000 wealthier than a decade ago, according to a report by Lloyds Bank out on Saturday.
Millennials are increasingly focused on saving for retirement, and home ownership is a priority for fewer and fewer. Here's why that's good—and bad.
Forget about Florida and Arizona. When it comes to quality of life, South Dakota tops the new list of Best States for Retirement from Bankrate.com.
The average retirement account is up 92 percent since the market low of the economic downturn in 2009, according to a new report.
If you have taken out loans to pay for graduate school, we want to hear all about it.
It’s been hard enough teaching people how to save for their retirement. It could be more difficult to teach them how to spend that retirement savings.
If their co-signer dies or files for bankruptcy, students who take out private loans to pay for college might face an unexpected financial challenge.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks with Pew Charitable Trust senior advisor and former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair about how millennials can protect their financial future.
A new study finds that the typical 401(k) would erase $70,000 from an average worker's account over a four-decade career.
Bad news, kids. When it comes to your parents' savings priorities, funding their golden years is winning over financing your college years.
Secret consumer scores threaten privacy and fairness. Consumer advocacy groups call on regulators to police this new industry of predictive scoring.
Here are eight money-saving tax deductions and other strategies that any taxpayer may be able to take advantage of, no matter how much they make.
The majority of 401(k) participants are too busy, overwhelmed or just plain bored to make any changes to how their retirement money is being invested.