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Some of the most common myths about retirement planning, and the truth behind them.
There's no "right way" to retire, but financial experts agree on a few rules for what you shouldn’t do.
One CEO thinks so, and matches employees' contributions to a 529 college savings plan.
Researchers have found that tax breaks for retirement accounts do little to promote saving.
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.
Fears of the fiscal cliff could be impacting potential buyers already. The new home sales monthly number from the U.S. Department of Commerce is based on signed contracts.
British pension providers want insurers to identify people likely to die young to reduce retirement payments.
On average, incomes were up 5.2 percent across all metropolitan areas in 2011.
Companies that service retirement plans are increasingly concerned that the tax benefits of 401(k) plans are on the chopping block.
A tax break long untouchable could soon be in for some serious scrutiny, the New York Times reports.
Veterans returning from combat are cautious when it comes to taking ordinary risks with their money.
As insurance red tape becomes more onerous, more primary care physicians are opting to charge patients a yearly fee for service.
Local banks are more comfortable making home construction loans. But qualifying is more complicated than for a conventional mortgage.
A new report from adds some firm data to the debate over how to keep struggling homeowners from defaulting on their mortgages.
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.
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