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A new study finds that when 401(k) plan administrators also offer mutual funds, and many do, "this dual role creates conflicting incentives."
The Social Security claiming strategy known as "file and suspend" can generate additional retirement benefits for married couples.
When and how you claim your Social Security can add tens of thousands of dollars to your retirement benefits. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains how.
Could a better Social Security statement prevent people from claiming benefits too early?
Children of retirees are receiving up to half their parents' Social Security benefit amount under a little known aspect of the law.
CNBC's Landon Dowdy zeros in on three tips to help you better prepare for retirement.
Financial advisor Jerry Lynch took a deeper look at the Clintons' recently released tax return and found several ways to save them money.
Waiting isn't always better when it comes to filing for Social Security retirement benefits. When it pays to collect early.
Life insurers are offering more products that will cover long-term care costs. Here's why.
New surveys find that more than half of millennials put off financial milestones because of student debt.
Presidential candidates need to acknowledge that the US is bankrupt and it's time to fix Social Security, says Laurence Kotlikoff.
Saving for college is hard. But some employers are making it a little easier by matching employee contributions to 529 plans -- and two states are offering tax breaks to companies that do it.
Pianist Irving Fields turned 100 Tuesday, but he still plays several gigs a week regularly in New York City.
For health insurers, government health programs have become an increasingly important part of their business.
Remodeling to stay in your home as you age may be easier (and cheaper) than you think. Which projects are popular, and how much they cost.
Smart planning before you turn 65 could help reduce Medicare out-of-pocket health-care costs.
Retirement security takes the right mix of savings, income and job prospects. Here's how the states stack up.
At least 70 percent of retirees will need some kind of long-term care. Here's how you can pay for it.
Fidelity says 401(k) contributions have surpassed $10,000 for the first time, but not all account holders are poised to benefit.
Medicare turned 50 in better financial shape than some experts had predicted. But funding changes may be coming.