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Personal Finance: Retirement


  • UK Pensions: A huge social experiment   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    UK Pensions: A huge social experiment

    The landscape of the pensions is about to be shaken up in the UK. Tom McPhail, Head of Pensions Research at Hargreaves Lansdown, weighs in on the risks that could occur from this dramatic change.

  • The great mortgage dilemma   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 1:01 PM ET
    The great mortgage dilemma

    In retirement, cash in king. CNBC's Sharon Epperson and Diana Olick provide insight to the biggest dilemma facing homeowners.

  • UK pensions landscape: The risks   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    UK pensions landscape: The risks

    New rules are dramatically shaking up the landscape of UK pensions. Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at Societe Generale, discusses the potential risks.

  • Retiring after life gets in the way Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Mature businessman looking at watch

    Two-thirds of Americans have experienced a financial disruption, and half now expect to delay or forgo retirement, a new study found.

  • Fix your finances now   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 9:45 AM ET
    Fix your finances now

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses student loans, saving for retirement and other financial tips for the spring.

  • How much should you set aside to retire well? Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Retirement savings couple happy

    A new retirement report offers guidelines for how much to set aside each year to retire well.

  • Millions of Americans have little to no money saved Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:59 PM ET

    Roughly a third of Americans don't have any emergency savings to fall back on if they lose a job or have to deal with another crisis, USAT reports.

  • Largest US employer proposes new retirement plans Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 11:04 AM ET
    Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and President Barack Obama.

    The White House and the Defense Department are proposing changes to military retirement benefits.

  • Did you claim these money saving tax breaks yet? Sunday, 29 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
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    This may be the last time you can take advantage of some important tax credits and deductions that could save you thousands of dollars.

  • Pensions struggle to live up to their promises Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 9:43 AM ET
    People protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse in Detroit during the city's bankruptcy eligibility trial.

    A defined benefit pension once provided an ironclad promise of a secure income in retirement. Not anymore.

  • Plan to use a tax preparer? Make sure to ask this Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 8:39 AM ET
    An H&R Block tax associate assists a client with her taxes.

    If you plan on hiring someone to do your taxes, here are five questions you need to have answered before you do.

  • It's a rough road to retirement for many Americans Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET

    NBC talked to four Americans about how they've prepared for retirement. Here are their stories.

  • How to become a 401(k) millionaire Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:39 AM ET
    Wealth wealthy fan money

    You don't need to make a million to save a million. Here are three tips on how you can become a 401(k) millionaire.

  • How to become a 401(k) millionaire   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    How to become a 401(k) millionaire

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson walks through three key points on how to become a 401(k) millionaire.

  • Obama needs to loosen grip on retirement plans Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Financial Freedom

    The retirement savings system is broken; it's time to decouple 401(k) plans from employers and free Americans to invest as they see fit.

  • You 'can't trust' Social Security: Fmr. Official Sunday, 15 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Social Security checks

    Your retirement may be at risk, and the rising costs of Social Security, public pensions and health care are the primary reasons why.

  • Retire Well: Talking Taxes   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Retire Well: Talking Taxes

    Tax plays a big role in your financial life as you approach retirement. CNBC's Sharon Epperson talks about three steps to lighten your tax load before you retire.

  • 3 ways to cut your tax bill before retirement Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    Senior couple working in cafe

    Lighten your tax load before you head into retirement with these key moves.

  • A tough pill for pensioners to swallow Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Senior couple working in cafe

    Both corporate and public pensions remain short of having enough money to pay out what they've promised, despite recent asset increases.

  • COLUMN-Watch that free money for IRA rollovers Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO, March 5- Back in the day, you could walk into a bank to open a new account and walk out with a free toaster. Today, you can get anywhere from $50 to $2,500 for rolling over a 401 into an Individual Retirement Account, or just by moving an IRA from another financial institution. That is worth $260 over three years if you max out your annual contributions at $5,500, or...