Some employers will match your contributions to your retirement fund, but you may have to stay with them for years to access that money.
It's called the wealth effect: Household spending decisions tend to be influenced by the ups and downs of asset prices.
Fidelity will give employers the option of adding bitcoin to the options in the 401(k) plans they offer
And companies may have good reasons not to.
Emily Stewart of Vox says some socially responsible investments might not be what investors think they are.
Rules for the required minimum distribution, as it's called, changed both before and during the pandemic.
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.