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Lack of knowledge, health issues and job loss prevent people from maximizing their Social Security benefits, according to a new survey.
A recent survey found just 26 percent of those under 30 had invested in stocks. Advisors say the selloff presents a great buying opportunity.
Certificates of deposit are offering historically low yields, but even a September rate hike might not offer hope for savers.
More retirees and soon-to-be retirees have significant stock exposure. What that means for their prospects?
Most investors are using a discount broker or combining one with a full-service broker, according to a new analysis.
Here's how to protect your 401(k) when the market tanks.
Global stock markets are in turmoil. Buy more? Hold tight? Or sell? Financial advisors weigh in on what long-term investors should do.
As the retirement age continues to slip later and later some bosses are opting to become even more accommodative. NYT reports.
State unclaimed property funds have swelled to nearly $42 billion. Make sure you're not leaving cash on the table.
"We're seeing the most sales activity we have in decades, and a high percentage are baby boomers," the NYT reports.
This strategy can give you a consistent stream of income in retirement while protecting you against rising interest rates.
This strategy can give you a consistent stream of income in retirement while protecting you against rising interest rates. Find out how.
Social Security gets even more complicated if you’re on disability, are a state employee or have a pension.
More Americans are saving for retirement, but most are saving less than they were a year ago. Here's what employers can do to help.
Tim Maurer, director of personal finance at Buckingham and The BAM Alliance, explains how and when to claim Social Security.
Tim Maurer, director of personal finance at Buckingham and The BAM Alliance, explains how and when to claim Social Security for maximum benefit.
Retirement portfolio strategies vary, and advisors use terms such as "buckets" and "paychecks" to explain these approaches to clients.
Social Security turns 80, but the popular government program will have to change to survive for future generations.
Laurence Kotlikoff, Boston University, explains his fix for Social Security because he says it is "America's slowly growing cancer."
Social Security is 80 years old. These three changes would improve the program's finances for the future.