Skipping Your 401(k) Plan Could Yield Better Returns

Skipping Your 401(k) Plan Could Yield Better Returns

Investing with your company 401(k) plan can be a mistake and lead to lower returns because the fees are too excessive or the investment options are few and far in between and generate low yields.

Turning Down a Dollar Today for Two Tomorrow

Turning Down a Dollar Today for Two Tomorrow

Americans are not known for their saving savvy; however, more workers may be understanding the importance of planning ahead.

Millennials Are Not Counting on Social Security

Millennials Are Not Counting on Social Security

Once a goal people spent their lives working toward, social security is no longer something the newest working generation believes will be there for their golden years. Cue saving earlier.

More Than One in Three Americans Haven't Saved Anything for Retirement

More Than One in Three Americans Haven't Saved Anything for Retirement

The largest group who has not started saving anything are 18 to 29 year olds with 69% who have failed to begin any retirement plan.

Why 401(k) Savers Are Like Bad Boyfriends

Why 401(k) Savers Are Like Bad Boyfriends

When it comes long-term relationships with their 401(k)s, workers, it seems, are kind of like bad boyfriends. They're eager to get started and say the relationship is really, really important, but their attentions fade.

Retiring Gen X-ers to Face Empty Government Coffers in 19 Short Years

Retiring Gen X-ers to Face Empty Government Coffers in 19 Short Years

Social Security resources dwindle.

It Pays to Fight High 401(k) Fees: Lawsuits Result in $12 Million Settlement

It Pays to Fight High 401(k) Fees: Lawsuits Result in $12 Million Settlement

Self-dealing investment firms are coming under increasing scrutiny by investors.

Mutual Funds that Beat the Market for Over a Decade

Mutual Funds that Beat the Market for Over a Decade

Passive investing is all the rage now that retail investors are giving up on trying to beat The Street. But the move away from trading and actively managed funds doesn't mean all funds are trailing the market.

More High Net Worth Women Turn to Alternative Investments for Retirement Savings

More High Net Worth Women Turn to Alternative Investments for Retirement Savings

A higher percentage of women than men are more quickly turning to alternative investments to generate income, drive capital growth and achieve portfolio diversification, according to a new report.

The 401(k) Key to Retirement Success That One Third of Americans Have Never Done

The 401(k) Key to Retirement Success That One Third of Americans Have Never Done

When you get a raise, pay your future self.

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