Today, in the age of low-cost exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that focus on indexes, it becomes pretty simple to create such a portfolio with just two funds.
Lawmakers are putting retirement plans and advisors on notice over prioritizing politically motivated investments over returns.
Here's how much you should contribute to your portfolio each month to reach $1 million.
A new study conducted by Fidelity Investments shows an alarming number of Americans made "downright ugly" retirement moves during the pandemic and "Great Resignation."
Knowing when you'll quit the workforce is a crucial part of retirement planning, but few people give as much attention to where they're going to retire.
Increasing the amount of money your retirement checks offer can be a smart financial move since they'll probably be a primary income source along with your savings.
If you're offered a 401(k) with an employer match, you should contribute enough to earn it. An employer match is free money, and there's never a reason to pass up that help.
If you've been offered a new job and it comes with a 401(k), you may be able to just move your money out of your old retirement plan and into a new one.
Hoping for an easy payout, two Irish men brought a dead body into a post office in Carlow, Ireland, in a bizarre effort to collect the deceased man's pension.
WalletHub published a report on Monday that found the best U.S. states to retire in in 2022.
When it comes to retirement, saving money is generally not enough; you will likely need to invest it to ensure you have enough to live comfortably in your later years.
Last October, seniors on Social Security got some pretty good news. That's when 2022's 5.9% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) was announced, and it winds up being the biggest raise recipients have seen in decades.
If you won't turn 70 in 2022, take the time to think about whether it might make sense for you to wait to start your benefits in order to maximize this source of lifetime income.
You earn delayed retirement credits for any month you put off the start of your Social Security benefits. These credits raise your payment, giving you more money each month for the rest of your life.
Age brings unique opportunities and obligations, including some important year-end tasks that can help you make the most of your money.
Even if you are in your 30s and haven't saved a dime, you can still accumulate over $1 million by the time you draw that first Social Security check.
For most people, benefits will fall far short of the maximum because their wages over their career will fall far short of the maximum taxable wage.
The Credible Money Coach answers a reader’s question on the tax impact of cleaning out a 401(k).
Wondering if you've done enough to save for retirement? Here are some moves that are worth trying.
Bankrate.com released a new survey revealing how a majority of Americans feel behind on retirement savings throughout all generations.