retirement planning


A guide to U.S. retirement accounts

Sep 6, 2013
Understanding and navigating through the different retirement plans out there can be confusing, so here's an explainer of your options.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement savings plans, retirement planning

Shared housing: A look at real-life 'Golden Girls'

Sep 6, 2013
"Golden Girls" may have ended, but the housing model in the TV sitcom -- of elderly women living together -- is gaining popularity.
Posted In: retirement planning, Retirement, golden girls, elderly

Should retirement savings be mandatory?

Aug 29, 2013
Too many Americans aren't saving enough for retirement. Should they be forced to?
Posted In: retirement planning, retirement savings, Social Security

Is long term care insurance worth it?

Aug 15, 2013
Long term care insurance is expensive and only getting more and more costly. So, how do you know if it's worth it for you?
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning

Father of modern 401(k) says it fails many Americans

Jun 13, 2013
Ted Benna was a pension consultant who noticed a new tax code provision, K, added to Section 401. He never intended the retirement plan that resulted to replace pensions or become so complicated.
Posted In: 401k, retirement savings, retirement planning

Report: To save for retirement, never stop working (no, this isn't an Onion headline)

Jun 13, 2013
Can we really save for retirement in this consumer economy? There's plenty of advice. Try to follow it.
Posted In: retirement planning, Retirement, Fidelity

Semi-retirement: Getting a second-act career

Jun 7, 2013
Not everyone can afford -- or even wants -- to retire these days. But there are ways to profit during semi-retirement.
Posted In: Retirement, Work, retirement planning

Retirement advice for early preppers... and those at the career finish line

Jun 7, 2013
It's never too soon to get your finances ready for a comfortable retirement. Personal finance expert Jill Schlesinger offers advice to listeners in a variety of career stages.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning, retirement savings

Retirement advice from a cancer survivor

Mar 25, 2013
Why one woman refused to let cancer alter her retirement planning.
Posted In: cancer, retirement planning, retirement savings

Some advice for the 401(k) generation

Jan 4, 2013
We work day after day, year after year, to get ready for a future when we hope we won't have to work. But retirement isn't quite as simple as it used to be, says commentator Chris Farrell.
Posted In: Retirement, retirement planning, 401(k)