Tips and Advice

  • golfing, bunker sand trap, golfer stuck in sand, retirement, older people, golf

    In 49 of 50 states, workers aren't saving enough to maintain their pre-retirement lifestyle. Can you avoid harsh cuts?

  • 401k

    For those with investment experience, a self-directed brokerage account can offer more choices and better control of your retirement money.

  • Financial advisors caution that when considering retirement locales, investors should consider factors such as tax policies.

  • Baby boomers could stand to inherit more than $8 trillion in a transfer of wealth from their parents and, according to one estimate, more than a quarter of that money has already been doled out.

  • elderly-crossing-guard-200.jpg

    Unfortunately, many people decide to retire without really thinking through the decision, and that can have dire circumstances.

  • older_couple_hands_200.jpg

    Some play the grandparent, some claim to cure illnesses that conventional medicine can’t. Others offer ways to make a quick buck to augment your savings.

  • harrison-ellie-bryant-200.jpg

    If you like doing business online, have a knack for sites like Facebook, and want to meet new people, sharing-for-money may be an intriguing part of your retirement plan.

  • couple_beach_chairs_200.jpg

    The good news is Americans are living longer. But the worry for many retirees is that they'll outlive their savings.

  • house_of_money_2_200.jpg

    Uncertainty about making the right retirement moves is rife among the vast baby boomer generation. With 10,000 boomers turning 65 every day for the next 18 years, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, one thing that isn’t being downsized is concern about where and when to retire.

  • india-couple-with-financial-planner_200.jpg

    Saving for retirement isn't enough. Protecting your nest egg is essential to secure your financial future over the long-term.

Return on Retirement

Latest Special Reports

  • Tips on the best-performing portfolio strategies and global market trends that can help you become a smarter investor.

  • Financial Advisor

    Featuring CNBC's Financial Advisor Council, this video series will aim to educate investors with straightforward financial advice.

  • NYSE Trader on the floor

    The buzz on the trading floor