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Those at or near retirement may be tempted to cash out of stocks right now or be mostly invested in bonds. That could be a big mistake.
Too many millennials are saving much less than they should for retirement. Here are the targets they need to hit.
With all of the stock market volatility, many investors may be thinking they should move their portfolio into mostly bonds, particularly if they’re near retirement. But that could be a big mistake. A look at some of the missteps that could ruin your retirement.
Investors need international stocks and this could be a great buying opportunity, financial advisors say.
More people are waiting longer to claim Social Security benefits, which can boost their monthly checks by up to 76 percent.
Single people with incomes above $85,000 and married couples with more than $170,000 will pay more for Medicare Part B and Part D coverage.
Recent swings in the market may have many retirement investors worried as some target-date funds -- a popular and often default option in many 401(k) plans -- miss their mark.
The financial crisis may be seven years in the past, but its effects still linger over baby boomers and Generation X.
A different time horizon can have a significant effect on how people save for retirement, experts say. Here's how.
Discussing Goldman Sachs' new low cost ETFs, with Founder of The Vanguard Group Jack Bogle.
The recent volatility has shown that not all target-date funds are created equal.
Founder of The Vanguard Group Jack Bogle, discusses the Fed's decision to keep rates unchanged, and his advice for retirement planning.
Founder of The Vanguard Group Jack Bogle, weighs in on the current market environment.
Financial advisors recommend taking a step back during times of financial turmoil to focus on the basics of planning.
You're not alone. Many investors struggle to calculate the right target for a comfortable retirement.
Peer-to-peer lending platforms offer investors a way to earn 5 to 10 percent on loans to online borrowers. Is it safe?
Many strapped employees borrow from their own 401(k) retirement savings plans to pay bills but is this ever a good idea? CNBC Senior Personal Finance correspondent Sharon Epperson discusses 401(k) loans with certified financial planners Tim Maurer, of The BAM Alliance; Amanda Lott, of Regent Atlantic Capital; and Douglas Boneparth, CFP Board Ambassador New York.
Americans are ever more aware that retirement financial security is on them, a new survey finds. But do they know how to reach it?
Here's the good news about a market slide for those who are saving for retirement.
Lack of knowledge, health issues and job loss prevent people from maximizing their Social Security benefits, according to a new survey.