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When your financial advisor tells you on how to invest your retirement savings, is he or she putting your best interest first?
Another battle over savings plans is brewing. This time, lawmakers are pushing back against programs that offer IRAs to private-sector workers.
People who aim to retire in their 30s, 40s and 50s are using a withdrawal strategy designed for a 30-year time frame.
If the Affordable Care Act is scrapped, the amount older Americans pay for prescription drugs and preventative care may rise.
The ultimate fate of the Labor Department's regulation is up in the air. Here's what it means for you.
Workers contributed to their employer-sponsored plans at rates not seen since before the financial crisis.
If you claimed this important retirement benefit too early, there are steps you can take to correct that.
You may not need the money you are required to withdraw from your 401(k) plans and IRAs. Here's what to do with the cash instead.
WalletHub compared the retirement-friendliness of all 50 states. Here are the spots that ranked the highest and the ones to avoid.
BlackRock said its indexes are more accurate than the old rule of thumb for drawing down your retirement savings.
Donald Trump says he will preserve the program, yet the trust funds supporting it will be depleted by 2034, making any solution difficult.
More than half of American workers — roughly 55 million — don't have access to a retirement savings plan on the job. Here's a potential fix.
The average grandparent gives thousands of dollars in money and time each year to benefit a grandchild. Can you afford the bill?
Ashley Walker almost had her financial life ruined when the government wrongly reported her death. Take these steps to avoid that fate.
This year, fewer individuals can expect to get the details of their retirement benefits in the mail.
If one of your heirs dies before you do, that could spell trouble. Here's how to prepare for that.
A Republican lawmaker has proposed a two-year delay for the Labor Department's contentious regulation. Here's what it could mean to you.
Early adopters of these employer-sponsored plans now express doubts about their effectiveness. Here’s what you can do to maximize yours.
Congress has set its sites on inherited or "stretch" individual retirement accounts. Here's how to work around that.
How you save for retirement could keep your taxes low ... now, and as a retiree.
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