People affected by the crisis can access of up to $100,000 of their retirement savings without the usual 10% penalty.
During the Great Recession, about 20% of companies scaled back matching funds.
Senator Rand Paul wants to allow people to use retirement accounts to pay off student debt, tax- and penalty-free.
There are flaws in our retirement system, but GOP changes could make it worse, one expert says.
Putnam Investments' CEO has some ideas for making defined contribution plans more relevant.
Increasingly, retirement funds are being used for anything but retirement. But there are huge risks involved with raiding your retirement to start a business or for private equity investments.