U.S. Holds onto Top 20 Retirement Ranking -- Barely

9:59 am, April 01, 2014

The U.S. barely maintained a top 20 ranking in the world in meeting retirement security and needs ¬— finishing behind many European countries with stronger ...


Some of the Richest Retirees are "Public Pension Millionaires"

10:55 am, March 26, 2014

City and state government-sponsored pensions don't necessarily provide modest benefits.


Retirement Plagued by Fear of the Golden Years

1:00 pm, March 20, 2014

Uncertain markets, lack of once-reliable retirement income and questions about savings have many fearing outliving their money in their golden years — even more ...


Creating Retirement Income with Dividends

1:45 pm, March 17, 2014

Only 53% of women who expect to self-fund their retirement through 401(k) plans or other savings and investments.


Saving for Retirement Is More Important than Ever

10:37 am, March 16, 2014

Retirement savings statistics are usually pretty depressing. For instance, a recent study from the National Institute on Retirement Security found that the median ...


The Forgotten Retirement Account

10:25 am, March 14, 2014

Less than 10% of Americans tap the retirement savings and tax advantages of this account.


Best Investments for Retirement

2:09 pm, March 13, 2014

Retirement portfolios which include a mix of dividend stocks and other assets can yield retirees the largest returns even when they are making withdrawals each year.


"Simple" Retirement Savings: Demystifying the SEP-IRA

9:01 am, March 13, 2014

The Simplified Employee Pension Individual Retirement Arrangement ( SEP-IRA) is an easy way for small business owners or self-employed people to set up a qualified ...


Retirement Delayed: Why Age 70 Is the New 65

8:48 am, March 12, 2014

The driving factor for delayed retirement: Social Security's delayed retirement credit, which causes benefits to increase 8% per year every year an employee defers ...

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How to Choose the Best Funds for Your 401(k)

8:45 am, March 12, 2014

Most investors do not need to take exceptional risk to build a significant retirement portfolio. How do you do it?

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