Investors Turning to Dividend-Paying Stocks See Benefits of Buybacks, But Must Heed Caveats
One cause for worry: Companies tend to be much more aggressive with share repurchases at exactly the wrong time.
How to Withdraw Money in Retirement for Most Flexibility, Least Taxes
The cardinal rule: Start by taking your required minimum distribution from any traditional 401(k)s or IRAs, then do what it takes to avoid a higher tax bracket.
Obama Wants to Rescue Americans from “$17 Billion of Bad Investment Advice”
The financial services industry grapples with a push for a higher standard of advice.
Stress Test Your 401(k) for Fees and Performance With Two Free Online Tools
Startup firms launch analytics to help take the mystery out of your retirement investments.
Is This the End of the Roth IRA? Obama's Budget Could Hurt Your Retirement Savings
The administration is looking to close some legal loopholes -- and set a limit on your savings.
Stop Worrying About 401(k) Volatility and Listen to These 4 Experts
One common denominator: 'Panic' is a lousy investment strategy, since markets go up and down all the time, but over the long run stocks historically rise.
‘Monthly’ Approach Can Make Sure You Retire With Enough Cash
Breaking down retirement planning in bite-size pieces is a key in successful long-term planning.
Number of 401(k) Millionaires Nearly Doubles in Past 2 Years
What does it take to build a seven-figure savings? Here's what the research says.
Living Large on the High Seas: How Much Does it Cost to Spend Retirement Aboard a Cruise Ship?
A retirement lifestyle of dining, dancing a sundeck living awaits active seniors – for a price.
Retirement Savings Shocker: How Much It Takes to Generate Just $1 in Retirement Income
When it comes to retirement income, a rising stock market is not always enough to offset lower long-term interest rates.