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Market volatility has led some to make major moves in retirement plans, but that trading may be more on emotion than long-term financial goals.
CNBC's Personal Financial Correspondent Sharon Epperson reports on how to get the most out of your retirement account during volatile times.
When it comes to retirement, most people say they'd like to spend more time with their friends and family and possibly buy a vacation home and travel the world. That's a tall order for those with little or no nest egg.
A look at 11 "great value, picturesque islands across the globe" that might be of interest to retirees, thanks to both a welcoming atmosphere and the types of creature comforts and public infrastructure to which North Americans are accustomed.
Nearly one-third of baby boomers had no money saved in retirement plans in 2014, when they were, on average, 58 years old, according to the research.
The gender pay gap is most pronounced among financial managers, physicians and surgeons, according to a report from the American Association of University Women.
A dream retirement on a Caribbean beach may shock you when you find out how little it costs.
Fidelity Investments reports that contribution rates and average retirement account balances hit record levels at the end of the third quarter.
The IRS has just released the limits for retirement plan savings for next year. Here's how much you can save.
For investors with existing assets that have generated profits, reinvesting those capital gains into opportunity zone funds could deliver a sizable tax break.
Concentrating on dividend-yielding stocks isn't always the best idea for retirees — even if those companies are well-known. Here's why.
Meet the women of FIRE. Spend less, maybe own less and invest like a boss.
People who are first asked to envision what they'll be doing later in life recommend a savings rate that's 31 percent higher than others, new research shows.
Freelancers need to be especially proactive with their finances. The first step? Understand your cash flow and learn to budget, says financial advisor Winnie Sun.
Your centenary is a big day for you, your life insurance provider and the IRS. That's because your insurance company might cash out your policy and leave you with a tax bill. What you need to know.
Just 16 percent of those still saving for retirement and struggling with retirement planning look for help.
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Kelli B. Grant is a writer covering personal finance and consumer spending for CNBC.com.
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