Retirement

Could a Downturn Leave You Penniless Overnight?

Having a good, balanced portfolio means having an investing strategy that brings healthy returns while protecting your nest egg from risk. Read Article

How to Plan for Retirement Amid Government Overreach

Government intrusion stinks -- but you can win the retirement game anyway. Here's how. Read Article

Why You Don’t Have Enough Saved for Retirement

Americans often delay retirement planning until later in life, but that sets them up for big shortfalls when it comes time to actually pay the bills. Read Article

5 Rules for Building a Stable Retirement Portfolio

Dividend-paying stocks should be a fundamental part of any retirement portfolio. These five rules will help you pick the right dividend stocks for long-term income. Read Article

Your Financial Crisis Preparation Guide

Financial crisis preparation is not a fun topic, but is a very important one for investors to consider. Here are retirement tips to protect your nest egg: Read Article

What NOT to Buy in a Retirement Plan

In investing, you win by not losing. Here are some asset classes you should avoid when building your retirement portfolio. Read Article

10 Ways to Screw Up Your Retirement

There are many common traps that retirees or soon-to-be-retirees fall into. We’ve laid out the top 10 here to help you avoid these pitfalls. Read Article

401k Moves to Make this Spring

The 401k is the lynchpin of most financial plans. Here are some 401k tips for boosting returns while reducing risk. Read Article

Be Vigilant as You Prepare for Retirement

Constant vigilance is imperative for seniors, savers and income investors. It allows for flexibility in response to market conditions when a coming storm threat. Read Article

5 Indispensable Retirement REITs

Some of the best investments you can make for your retirement are mortgage REITs. Here are five of the best REITs with great dividend yields. Read Article

Why Retirement Investors Should Always Hold Energy Stocks

Energy stocks provide safe long-term exposure and offer dividends to boot, making them excellent retirement holdings. Here are a few to check out. Read Article

10 Ways to Screw up Your Retirement

There are many common traps that retirees or soon-to-be-retirees fall into. We’ve laid out the top 10 here to help you avoid these retirement pitfalls Read Article

3 Steps to Beating the Retirement Income Shortage

Investors looking towards retirement are in a bit of an investment rut looking for ways to boost yields. Here are 3 steps towards that retirement goal Read Article

T. Rowe Price Funds: 5 Mutual Funds to Buy

Investors planning for retirement -- whether it's coming in 5 years or 50 -- can do well with any or all of these T. Rowe Price funds. Read Article

The Top Destinations in 2014

Retirement means the freedom of travel -- and if you're thinking of vacationing this year, take note of these destinations ranked Top Destinations in 2014 by TripAdvisor readers. Read Article

Stay Safe, Get Paid: 3 Stable Dividend Stocks to Buy

Stable dividend stocks with high dividend yield are some of the best investments you can possibly make. Here are three of the best available right now. Read Article

7 Times to Take Money From Retirement Savings With No Fees

Retirement savings accounts exist to help people not only to put money aside, but there are times when you need the money. Here's when you won't have to pay up Read Article

Trust Your Own Financial Judgment for Retirement Planning

Keep this retirement goal in mind as you read on: solid income and growth with minimal risk and no catastrophic losses. Just tuck it in the back of your head. Read Article

3 Legendary Names to Hold for Retirement

Reliable dividends and reliable businesses are a couple of the great traits shared by these three stocks to buy for retirement. Read Article

How Much Money is Enough for a Comfortable Retirement?

In 2011, the oldest members of the Baby Boom generation reached retirement age and in the next 15 years, 8,000 Boomers per day will turn 65. Will they be ready? Read Article