Friday, March 17, 2017 12:58 PM
Reducing these debts before retirement can help your nest egg last longer.
Thursday, March 02, 2017 11:58 AM
Many women stay put because they like their jobs—but they also desperately need the money.
Friday, February 17, 2017 11:58 AM
After a certain age, you’re required to take distributions from your retirement accounts. If you don’t need the funds for immediate income, here are some options.
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 6:50 PM
Health and wealth often go hand in hand—and the same actions can improve the status of both. These three tips can improve your personal as well as financial well-being.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:42 PM
Retirement stress spans every generation, but these steps can help workers of all ages improve their retirement prospects.
Thursday, January 05, 2017 1:59 PM
Acting on worries about bond yields could actually hurt your retirement portfolio.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016 3:00 PM
Is the 4 percent rule still the best approach? For many retirees, a different allocation strategy could be necessary.
Friday, April 15, 2016 11:00 AM
For anyone in need of funds—for college, a housing down payment, credit card debt relief—a retirement nest egg can be incredibly tempting. However, consumers should think twice before tapping their 401(k)s and IRAs. Retirement plan loans and withdrawals almost always come with penalties and fees that can make them costlier options when compared with other funding choices.
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 3:00 PM
The cost of college continues to creep up, and many parents and grandparents are sacrificing retirement savings to help their children and grandchildren afford a higher education. In fact, many have already started: 11 percent of those surveyed said they have already reduced the amount of money they’re saving for retirement, 10 percent have withdrawn money from their retirement savings, and 8 percent have delayed retirement all together.