Even relatively modest inflation has the power to erode a life's worth of investing and saving. To guard against inflation, CNBC's Sharon Epperson breaks down defensive moves and offers a model portfolio to protect your investments so your golden years can remain just that.
Even relatively modest inflation has the power to erode a life's worth of investing & saving. To guard against inflation, CNBC's Sharon Epperson breaks down defensive moves and offers a model portfolio to protect your investments, so your golden years can remain just that.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports that today's struggling economy and general political uncertainty are making it difficult for some investors figure out how much they will need when they retire.
The decisions you make with your portfolio during the early years of retirement will set the stage for whether your savings will be sufficient to maintain a comfortable lifestyle.
Whether you're a baby boomer or a member of Generation Y just beginning your career, building your nest egg should get a little bit of a boost thanks to new contribution limits for 401(k)s and IRAs
Talk about the best intentions. Who out there doesn't mean to save more for retirement? And who out there hasn't met them? What are your retirement goals?
The gap in the amount women and men save for retirement in the U.K. has reached a record high, according to the latest Women and Pensions report from investment firm Scottish Widows.
Dr. David Knox, senior partner at Mercer, informs CNBC that swift pension reforms in both the UK's private and public sectors are needed to ensure the availability of retirement benefits.
Discussing how low interest rates are raising the bar for equity allocations in pension funds, with Clifton Robbins, Blue Harbour Group CEO.
After three tumultuous weeks, the National Football League’s long national nightmare is over. Now, the question remains if the sports world’s most lucrative organization can recover its bearings with a fan base that remains riled up over the refereeing fiasco.
One of the most vexing problems for Chicago and its teachers went virtually unmentioned during the strike: The pension fund is about to hit a wall. Chicago is one of many cities in such a bind.
Studies that say working an extra five years past retirement age don't take nursing homes stays and the shift away from pensions into account.
Here are the top 10 most widely held and heavily weighted stocks owned by equity mutual funds in all 401(k) retirement plans.
With more people worried about the finances of retirement, the concept of a guaranteed income stream for life is gaining in popularity.
Retired law enforcement is the most common profession receiving $100,000-plus pensions, but postal workers, social-security officers and a zoologist also make six-figures.
State pension funds are paying record fees to Wall Street money managers, while getting less-than-impressive results in return, says a new study from two Maryland think tanks.
Public-sector reductions at the local level have subtracted almost a quarter of a percentage point from annual GDP each of the past four years. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
Facing a deadline, white collar General Motors retirees are torn between accepting a lump-sum pension buyout or continue with monthly payments, The New York Times reports. GM hopes to save $26 billion with the buyouts.
The nation's coming public-pension crisis is more a matter of under-funding than generous benefits and poor money management, according to a diverse group of panels at the CNBC-Institutional Investor 2012 Delivering Alpha investment conference in New York.
James Leech, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan president & CEO, discusses returns in private equity and where he is finding investment opportunities.