401(k)

7 Ways to Keep Your Retirement Funds From Disappearing

If you've got some retirement savings, you're doing well! Follow these guidelines to keep your savings as strong as possible.

Why One-Third of Americans Haven't Saved for Retirement

The good news is that two-thirds of Americans have saved at least something for retirement. Do any of these explanations sound familiar?

You May Be Putting Your Retirement Money in the Wrong Place

ETFs? Index funds? Stocks? Where should you put your retirement money? It depends on your situation and goals. Here's how to decide.

7 Ways Investing Sucks (and Why You Should Do It Anyway)

Yes, investing is complicated and difficult. But it's not as bad as you think.

This One Thing Will Get You to $1 Million (Tax-Free!)

Saving a big hunk of money for retirement — up to a cool million — is not complicated or hard. All you have to do is this one thing, every month.

If You Want Your 401K to Grow, Stop Doing These 6 Things

These easy to make mistakes can hurt your 401(k) — and ultimately your retirement. Are you doing any of these things?

12 Things You Didn't Know About Retirement

Everyone knows the basics about retirement, but there are still some surprises hidden in the complexity. Test your retirement knowledge!

This Is Why You Can't Postpone Planning for Your Retirement (And How to Start)

Only one person is responsible for your retirement plan — you. Find out how you can take charge with these simple steps.

This Is When You Should Borrow From Your Retirement Account

The usual advice is to never, ever borrow from a retirement account. Here are a couple of scenarios when it might be a good idea.

Boost Your Retirement Savings Fast With This 6-Step Plan

Workers nearing retirement should a take close look at their retirement funds. With aggressive saving, there's still time to top off those accounts for a comfortable retirement.

10 Investing Concepts to Ignore and 10 to Follow

New investors have a lot of advice to sift through — and it's not all good. Learn what to ignore and what to pay attention to.

Retirement Planning If You’re Under 30

For those of us in our 20s, managing our finances is stressful enough, and saving for retirement can seem impossible. But you CAN make it happen — here's how.

6 Valid Reasons Not to Contribute to Your 401(k)

Depending on your situation and your goals, opting out of your 401(k) plan can be a smart financial decision.

Choosing a Retirement Account: What's Available, and What’s Best for You?

With dozens of account types available, retirement planning can seem overwhelming. Read this to better understand your choices.

Best Money Tips: The Retirement Edition

Today, we found many great articles relating to retirement!

Is It Time to Starve Your 401(k)?

We're told again and again that feeding a 401(k) guarantees a sturdy retirement. But is that really your best savings option?

Why Saving Money Is a Gift to Your Future Self

It can be hard to save money for a rainy day...or rainy years. Learn why you should, and why thinking about it as a gift can help.

7 Money Moves to Make When You Get a New Job

Starting a new job? Great! Just remember to make these key moves to keep your finances in order.

Start 2012 Off Right With 5 Tax-Wise To-Dos

Help get your 2012 tax year off to a good start by taking a few simple tax and finance steps.

How to Start a Business With Your 401(k)

Want to start your dream business but don't have the funds? There's a way to tap your 401(k) without the normal early withdrawal penalties.