Retirement

5 Best Funds for Your Retirement Portfolio

If you're planning for the long term, you want to stay diverse, and you want to cover your behind. These are some of the best funds to invest in. Read Article

Why Unemployment Rates Matter to Your Retirement

Unemployment rates are important for retirees and soon-to-be retirees as it effects saving and investing rates. Take a look at why its such a critical figure Read Article

3 Last-Minute Tax Tips

A quick reallocation here and a receipt there can add up to a sizable refund ... even with a short clock left. Just use these last-minute tax tips. Read Article

5 Lagging Dependable Dividend Stocks

The volatile kickoff to the year has caused these five otherwise dependable dividend stocks to fall way behind their peers this year. Read Article

Boeing Pension Plan Part Of a Changing Retirement Landscape

Boeing joined a growing list of companies changing retirement plans, and those changes mean investors need to take charge of their retirement. Read Article

4 Reasons You May Never Get to Retirement

Statistics suggest that many people facing retirement will have trouble living a lifestyle they hope for. Here are 4 retirement planning pitfalls to avoid Read Article

Pension Promises Go Unfulfilled For Retirement

In years past, a person spent years working for a company, was promised a pension plan, and eased into retirement. See what's changed, and how we can adjust Read Article

4 Ways to Protect Your Retirement Plans

Markets keep rising, and I'm getting a bit more concerned over the froth. Here are 4 ways to protect your retirement plans from the possible bear on the way Read Article

The Road to Retirement: 401ks, IRAs & More

Retirement planning is constantly evolving. We take a look at the current landscape and go over the various options available to you. Read Article

Keep the IRS Off Your Income: 3 Plays on Municipal Bonds

Municipal bonds not only are a great way to diversify your income stream, but in many cases they provide a way to get income past the tax man. Try these 3 options. Read Article

5 Least Tax Friendly States to Retire

While you're on the lookout for some of the best places to retire, it's good to also be aware of the least tax friendly states to retire. Read Article

The 3-Step Ty Cobb Approach to Retirement

Instead of simply looking to hit home runs like Babe Ruth, aim for a more balance approach, like Ty Cobb, on your way to retirement planning. Read Article

Supercharge These 3 Picks Using an IRA

These are three popular but tax-inefficient holdings that you should consider keeping away from your brokerage account and stowing in your IRA instead. Read Article

The 20 Best Places to Retire in the World

When it comes to retirement, Europeans know something the United States doesn't, as 8 of the top 10 countries ranked best to retire are on the continent Read Article

When Opening an IRA, Watch Out for Fees and Commissions

Opening an IRA is one of the best things you can do for your financial planning. But make sure you look out for fees and commissions. Read Article

Traditional IRA or Roth IRA: Which Should You Choose?

Everyone should gear up for retirement with an IRA. However, whether a traditional IRA or Roth IRA is right for you depends on ... well, you. Read Article

Master Limited Partnerships: Safe Income for Seniors

Dennis Miller and his team have turned their eye to Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs). Take a look at why MLPs work for retirement planning Read Article

3 Simple Retirement Mistakes to Avoid

You don’t have to be the world’s greatest stock picker or the second coming of Warren Buffett to get your retirement planning right. Read Article

5 Best Dividend Stocks for Retirement Income

Finding the best dividend stocks for retirement income isn't about finding the highest yield -- it's about finding sustainability and dependability. Read Article

65 Is Not a Magic Number For Retirement For Everyone

Just because you've reached 65 doesn't mean you are at retirement age. Here are some questions to ask before you reach for the gold watch. Read Article