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Roth 401(k) plans have been around for a decade, but many employers only recently are starting to offer them to eligible workers.
Disclaiming an inheritance may be a smart financial move. Here's why and how to avoid some pitfalls.
Employees continue to sue their employers due costly retirement plans. Are the fees in your 401(k) too high?
Divorced retirees may be able to up their monthly Social Security checks if they can claim higher benefits off a former spouse instead.
A few key strategies and adjustments can give you a better shot at retiring sooner rather than later.
Nearly a third of retirees say their Social Security benefit is less than expected. Here's what to do.
Retirement planning involves more than just managing your budget and growing savings; you need to protect assets by having adequate insurance.
The late-night TV host turns his sights on retirement advice for consumers. Should you take it to the bank?
Americans are retiring later, but that's not the whole story.
Having a workplace retirement plan can be a valuable financial perk, if you're using it wisely. Here's how to make the most of it.
The Obama administration's new retirement advice rule is a "big mistake," says Douglas Holtz-Eakin. Here's why.
Many of today's retirees are a surprisingly happy lot, a recent study found. Often it's because of this key money move.
From how to enroll to which options to choose, what you don’t know about Medicare could cost you.
Almost half of Americans say they are worried about the rising cost of living in retirement, but they may not need to be.
A study finds cognitive decline as you age decreases financial literacy, while confidence stays high and sometimes even rises.
Americans' retirement preparedness is getting better, topping a lot of other countries in a new study. Here's why.
Big tax bills can crimp retirement more than you expect. These moves should help.
Retirement can easily span several decades, but these five years can make or break your finances. Here's your playbook for them.
Couples can maximize Social Security benefits by filing a "restricted application," adding thousands of dollars in retirement income.
When it comes to Social Security, what you don't know can definitely cost you.