A Portfolio To-Do List for January

The start of the new year makes a great time to rebalance your portfolio. Here's a quick list of ideas for how to balance your portfolio the right way. Read More

Top Vacation Spots for Beaches

If you're on vacation, sometimes the last thing you want is to feel rushed, and these top vacation spots for beaches are perfect for relation and lazy days. Read More

2 MLP Funds For Your Retirement Planning Portfolio

The rules around holding MLPs in a Roth IRA are pretty cut and dried; instead, look to MLP funds, and in particular these two, for your retirement portfolio Read More

5 Easy Ways to Squander Your Retirement Nest Egg in 2014

It's hard enough saving for retirement, but it's even harder when you make mistakes along the way. Avoid these 5 pitfalls in the coming year, and sleep easier.. Read More

5 Easy Budgeting Tips to Start That Retirement Account

Are you looking to start saving for retirement and don't know where to begin? The best thing to do is start with small steps, and here are 5 to get you going. Read More

6 Traits of Successful Retirees

I've spent countless hours analyzing the habits shared by successful retirees. Six stand out, and I urge all of our readers to take these steps. Read More

The Top 5 States to Retire to With Low Taxes

Retirement means relaxing and not having to worry about money: These are the best states to retire to with low taxes. Read More

5 Essential Retirement Planning Deadlines You Shouldn’t Miss

Some deadlines come and go without notice. But other deadlines are critical to your financial well-being. We’ve got five retirement deadlines you can't miss. Read More

3 Must-Own REITs for Retirement

Each of these REITs is the best in its class, and all three pay great dividends, offering solid long-term stability for retirement investors. Read More

5 Best 401k Mutual Funds for 2014

Maximizing the success of your 401k is a big piece of the retirement puzzle. To help out, here's a look at five of the best 401k mutual funds on the market. Read More

Magazine Ranks Best Retirement Cities in the US

When choosing the best retirement city in the US, many factors come into play -- and Boomers are defined by wanting more from their retirement cities. Read More

5 Tips to Follow For Retirement Planning in 2014

By Hal M. Bundrick If your life-after-work is set to begin in 2014, no doubt you’re excited – and perhaps a bit anxious. You want to make sure you have…... Read More

5 Year-End 401k Portfolio Rebalancing Tips

Your 401k is working on your retirement savings every day, but it requires action on your part to manage the portfolio. Here are 5 year-end planning tips Read More

The 5 Best Vanguard Funds to Buy Now

Vanguard funds have gained popularity thanks to their bargain-basement costs, but don't overlook their other important trait: quality. Read More

5 Retirement Mistakes You Must Avoid

Retirement confidence is at another low this year, and investors are concerned about the issue. Here are 5 mistakes you can't make, so take heed today. Read More

Best Places to Retire in the US for the Weather

Think of these places as your Goldie Locks retirement cities: These best places to retire are not too hot and not too cold, with often perfect weather for your relaxing retirement years. Read More

Wellington and Wellesley Offer Sound Retirement Advice

I've invested in these two plans over the years, and data suggests they provide great lessons for retirement planning Read More

Bullish on Earth? This Vanguard ETF Is for You

The VT has a lot of similarities with the SPY ... but a few advantages right now, too. Read More

3 Funds to Buy for Retirement Income

This pair of ETFs and a mutual fund provide meaningful income, allowing you to plan for retirement knowing you'll have reliable sources of cash. Read More

Top Places to Retire Young in the US

If you're invested smart and somehow managed to pull off what every American dream of -- retiring early -- then there are some great locations where the activities and population tends to skew a bit younger. Read More