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How To Become A 401(k) Millionaire

TODAY.com | Sharon Epperson | Posted 01.30.2015 | Business

Retirement savers achieved record balances in their 401(k) balances in 2014—thanks in part to the stock market's gains—but the biggest winners wer...

Bacon and Retirement

Jerry Patterson | Posted 01.28.2015 | Money
Jerry Patterson

I recently saw a couple of outstanding greeting card quotes by Someecards on Facebook that got me thinking about two things that are near and dear to ...

Retirement Planning May Help You Reach Your 2015 New Year's Resolutions

Stuart Robertson | Posted 01.22.2015 | Small Business
Stuart Robertson

No one knows what's coming 10, 15 or 30 years down the road, and hope is not a sound investing strategy. By setting up a retirement plan now, you are taking responsibility for your own future.

Listen Up: These 10 Changes to Financial Rules Could Impact You in 2015

Wise Bread | Posted 01.16.2015 | Business
Wise Bread

Welcome to 2015 -- now is a good time to examine the financial changes that will impact you in the days ahead. And it's mostly good news -- some of these changes can put more money in your pocket in 2015.

The Most Important Retirement Benefit Changes to Look Out For in 2015

MyBankTracker | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

January is a great time to outline your financial goals for the year, including taking a look at your retirement savings plan. If you didn't save as much as you wanted to last year or you have yet to start contributing to a retirement account, there are some new rules for 2015 that you'll want to pay attention to.

Gold IRA or Roth IRA? Which One Could Save Your Retirement?

Donny Gamble | Posted 01.13.2015 | Money
Donny Gamble

There are various types of retirement plans out there. If you were to believe the write-ups about the individual plans, they all seem like the perfect solution for you.

Do Financial Advisers Work for You or Wall Street?

Liz Shuler | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Liz Shuler

Did Wall Street win on Election Day? The U.S. Department of Labor's watchdog agency charged with protecting pension and retirement savings is on the verge of issuing new worker and retiree protections.

4 Ways to Supercharge Your 401(k) Returns

David A. Dedman | Posted 01.07.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

There are a few things you can do to improve your 401(k) performance. No, it doesn't involve the exciting world of day-trading your 401(k)! Plus, you don't have to be an expert at picking investments either. You just need to do a few small things, and none of them will cost you money!

Why 401(k)s Shouldn't Replace Pensions

Michael T. Carrigan | Posted 12.30.2014 | Chicago
Michael T. Carrigan

It's not just basic finance, it's common sense: A large pool of money invested by professionals will yield far greater returns than small, separate accounts managed by individuals with no professional training in finance.

5 Retirement Planning Steps Most People Overlook

WiserAdvisor.com | Posted 12.19.2014 | Money
WiserAdvisor.com

You've heard a lot of information about retirement planning basics: contribute regularly to tax-advantaged accounts like your 401(k) or IRA, choose the right mix of assets for your age and risk tolerance, and rebalance regularly. But you still can't help but wonder if you're missing something crucial.

401(k) Resolutions That Can Make Dollars and Sense

Catherine Golladay | Posted 12.18.2014 | Money
Catherine Golladay

Whatever your financial situation, a new year may present the perfect opportunity to improve it. If you're like many Americans, a workplace 401(k) is probably your largest or only source of retirement income -- so that's a great place to start.

IRS Pension Update: New Limits for 2015

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

The government's cost-of-living adjustments will allow you to save more for retirement in 2015, but don't wait until then to evaluate your goals to set -- or reset -- your retirement planning going forward.

Smart Tax Moves to Consider Before New Year's Eve

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.11.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

The flurry of activity during the last weeks of December can make it difficult to pay attention to finances. If you want to save on your tax bill come April, now's the time to make some critical moves.

Why You Can Thank The Neanderthals For Your Retirement Plan

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.08.2014 | Fifty

Ever wonder what cavemen did to afford retirement? Best we can tell -- since early man's principal occupation was basically his own survival -- m...

Zach Carter

Government Shutdown Talks May Gut Retirement Security Rule

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One casualty of the House budget talks to avert a government shutdown may be a proposed rule requiring investment advisers to act in the...

Hey Millennials! 8 Important Financial Tips from Your Future Self

Jerry Patterson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

If you could go back 30 years and give yourself one piece of advice regarding retirement planning, what would you say?

Six Reasons to be Thankful for Your 401(k)

Catherine Golladay | Posted 01.18.2015 | Money
Catherine Golladay

Now is the time when most of us start reflecting on all we have to be thankful for - including friends, family and good health. But what about your financial health? If you're one of the 74 percent of full-time, private sector employees with access to a workplace retirement savings plan*, count your blessings.

Changed Jobs? Rollover Questions Answered

David A. Dedman | Posted 01.18.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you recently switched jobs, there may be a waiting period of up to a year before you can participate in your new employers 401(k) plan. That bites.

Don't Let Communicating with Millennials Feel Like Eating in the Dark

Jerry Patterson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business
Jerry Patterson

If you want to grab the attention of the millennial generation, you need to personalize and tighten-up your communications approach -- which frankly, is how we should have been doing it all along.

What To Do When Your House Becomes An Empty Nest

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 01.11.2015 | Fifty
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

It's a sad moment when the last of your kids leaves home. While it can be emotional, you should also remember that you no longer have to pay for braces or broken arms or feeding growing kids, which means your finances will be freed up a bit.

Ben Walsh

Americans Are Not Remotely Financially Ready For Retirement

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Walsh | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business

The median American heading into retirement has just enough wealth to live on for a little more than three years, according to a new paper by the Cent...

Suze Orman With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

This week, I was joined by personal finance expert Suze Orman who is a veteran on Mondays With Marlo! Suze is so knowledgeable -- we spoke about every...

Do I Need To Start A College Fund For My Baby? From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

How early should you start saving for your child's college fund? Personal finance expert Suze Orman says that before you start saving for your kids e...

Three Things To Do After Declaring Bankruptcy, From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you've declared bankruptcy, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that the number one thing you should be doing is to make sure you're living be...

Do You Need To Own A Home To "Make It?" From Suze Orman (VIDEO)

Posted 10.27.2014 | MarloThomas

If you're under the impression that you need to own a home in order to be financially secure, personal finance expert Suze Orman says that's simply no...