Is it Time to Forget the 4% Retirement Rule?

The old "4% rule" is under scrutiny as people heading towards retirement try to balance investments and income. Find out what you can do here... Read More

The 10 Pillars of Financial Independence

Wealth management is not so much about how much you make, but about how much you keep. Here are 10 pillars towards retirement independence. Read More

Best Places to Retire in the US in 2014

Best Places to Retire lists often change by year -- as demographics change, tax rates change, or as communities change. Read More

How to Retire with a Six-Figure Income

You can learn lessons on how to retire comfortably at any age, and here are some tips from age 20 right through retirement itself. Read More

Retirement 101: 3 Reasons to Beware of Annuities

As pensions have become all but extinct, the allure of annuities has grown ever stronger. While annuities offer an income stream, beware of these 3 pitfalls... Read More

3 Large-Cap Mutual Funds to Anchor Your Portfolio

Every retirement investor needs a strong core, so start your building with one or more of these three large-cap mutual funds. Read More

4 Retirement Lessons That Cannot Be Learned from an iPad

These 4 lessons that I've learned over the years can help inform the next generation on how to save for retirement...yet you won't find them on your kid's iPad Read More

4 Ways to Catch Up on Retirement Savings in Your 50s

Planning for retirement is a marathon, and like marathon runners, investors need to pace themselves over time. Here are 4 ways to help that long term planning Read More

4 Key Tips To Find Hidden Gem Stocks for Retirement

Retirement planning is a long term process, and picking out the best stocks takes work and time. Here are 4 keys to finding those hidden gem stocks... Read More

Where to Retire: Best Small Towns in Europe

Check out our favorite five from the list of best small towns in Europe and consider them when you're thinking of some of the best places to retire. Read More

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