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  • Roth IRA

    When it comes to Roth IRA conversions, savers need to consider the most important — and often overlooked — factor: state income taxes.

  • Retirement senior couple

    If a drop in income put you in a lower tax bracket this year, consider converting money from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.

  • Reasons to pick a Roth 401k

    It's all about the time value of money, explains Matt Sommer, Janus director of retirement strategy, in discussing the value of compounding your savings.

  • When To Convert a Traditional IRA to Roth

    Most financial advisors say the decision whether or not to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA makes most sense for those who with be in a higher tax bracket in retirement. But for some who may be in the same tax bracket or even a lower one, a Roth conversion could be a good move

  • Roth conversion perks

    This may be the perfect time to convert your traditional IRA to a Roth IRA. CNBC's Sharon Epperson, explains.

  • Financial Freedom

    The retirement savings system is broken; it's time to decouple 401(k) plans from employers and free Americans to invest as they see fit.

  • Millennials are keenly focused on trying to take control of their own financial destiny.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Traditional or Roth

    Mad Money's Jim Cramer breaks down the differences between traditional retirement methods and a Roth 401(k) or IRA.

  • Cramer's Playbook: Advantages of a Roth IRA

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer helps young investors take charge of their retirement funds and explains how to start your Roth IRA.

  • Which is better: A Roth or a traditional IRA? Financial advisor Jerry Lynch weighs in.

  • Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers

    After accumulating money in IRAs and 401(k)s, many retirees don't know how to transition from saving to spending. Here's a must-read guide.

  • When we look at our retirement accounts, we often overlook the taxes we'll have to pay on our 401(k) and IRA withdrawals.

  • Six Tips for Boomers Looking for Work

    If you're a Baby Boomer, the biggest challenge in looking for work may come with reimagining your career. You don't have to completely reinvent yourself, but you may have to adapt to a new environment.

  • ’The Single Woman's Guide to Retirement’: New Book

    There are now more than 25 million single women over the age of 45 in the US and approaching retirement. This author offers advice on the opportunities and challenges of single women as they approach the so-called "golden years."

  • Is Your Money Safe?

    To help mitigate the risk that inflation can introduce to a portfolio, you need to be on the defensive. Even modest inflation can erode your retirement savings. Here's how.

  • Will 'Fiscal Cliff

    Financial reform proposals for Social Security are in two major deficit reduction packages, as well as on a number of mental lists of major players.

  • CNBC Poll: Should Social Security Be Part of the Deficit-Reduction Package?

    Technically, it shouldn't be, but some say it makes a lot of sense to include it.

  • Among the fires that President Obama must fight immediately in his second term, Social Security reform isn’t in the mix. But if the president studies past administrations — and aims to enhance his legacy, as presidents do — Social Security may well rise to the top.

  • CNBC Poll: Which Change in Social Security Do You Support Most?

    A number of deficit-reduction plans include proposals to reform the federal retirement benefits program. What do you think?

  • New Retirement Calculus Gives New Life to Tricky Annuities

    For years, Americans found a lot to dislike about annuities, calling them complicated and expensive. Though some experts say not that much has changed about the insurance product, fundamental changes in the average American's financial outlook have given new life to annuities.