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  • Retirement file folder

    The new trading year had a rough opening, no question, but if you are thinking of big portfolio changes, read this first.

  • Financial Targets 2016

    To build wealth this year, start saving early to build cash reserves, and reexamine your asset mix and risk-management strategy.

  • Investor

    If you plan to retire in 2016, you need to make these essential moves over the next few months so you will be financially well prepared.

  • Businessman investor market charts

    Markets are in the red for the first trading day of 2016, but financial advisors say investors' best bet is to stay the course.

  • It paid to be Singaporean in 2015

    Singapore's Central Provident Fund outperformed the markets this year.

  • A new year, a new you!

    This is the year that you’ve decided you will retire! Here are three moves to make now before you leave your job.

  • Senior couple paperwork

    If you are over 70½ and own or inherit an IRA, it's important to take the required minimum distribution by Dec. 31 to avoid a tax penalty.

  • 401k retirement savings

    Americans who are happy with their 401(k) may be less satisfied once they grasp the hidden fees baked into the policy, Tom Zgainer said.

  • Missing this deadline could shortchange your retirement plans

    What happens if you’re 70 ½ and you’ve missed the Dec 31 deadline to take the required minimum distribution from your IRA.

  • This fund outperformed the markets in 2015, but you're probably not allowed in. Unless you're Singaporean or near enough.

  • Former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, center, arrives at federal court in New York, Dec. 11, 2015.

    Just this month, Dean Skelos was found guilty of using his influence to arrange payments and jobs for his son, reports NBC New York.

  • Obamacare tax credits

    Certified financial planner Carolyn McClanahan, founder and director of financial planning at Life Planning Partners, on how early retirees can save thousands on health insurance premiums through Obamacare tax credits.

  • Cramer: The best financial lessons for your future

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains the benefits to investing in a 401K and points out the smartest ways to approach retirement.

  • Are these hidden fees taking a bite out of your 401(k)?

    Fees are hidden in plain sight, says Tom Zgainer, America's Best 401K CEO, discussing the hidden costs in retirement plans that cost Americans more than $17 billion each year and can reduce overall savings by as much as 60 percent.

  • As part of a "Digital Inclusion" initiative, Singapore's government developed the RoboCoach, a humanoid robot to lead the elderly in exercise.

  • Singapore's solution to active aging? A robot

    Faced with an impending aging population crisis, Singapore turns to innovative solutions like the RoboCoach to help engage senior citizens in exercise.

  • We need protection for HK retirees: FHKI

    Willy Lin, deputy chairman at the Federation of Hong Kong Industries (FHKI), discusses news of the HK government proposing four new tax-centric ways to fund the retirement protection scheme.

  • Budget & policy priorities

    In a WSJ op-ed, Jeremy Siegel explains his "sorry Social Security return" and how little it provides in comparison to investments. CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein of the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities weighs in.

  • Lasagna

    David Viggiano wants to bank his retirement on a lasagna business. Good idea or half-baked? Carol Roth weighs in.

  • Christmas gifts

    Saving for retirement is never easy, and downright tough when your kids have needs. But don't make this mistake.

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