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15 Retirement Terms Every New Investor Needs to Know

Good for you for starting that retirement fund! Your future self will thank you. Now, let's get you brushed up on some key terms.

4 Ways Couples Are Shortchanging Their Retirement Savings

You and your spouse are in it together for all things, including retirement savings. Make sure you're saving enough for both of you.

New Job? Don't Make These 7 Mistakes With Your Benefits

Congrats on the new gig! Before you start celebrating, make sure you aren't making these crucial mistakes with your new benefits.

The Penalty-Free Way to Withdraw Retirement Money Early

For most retirement plans the penalty for early withdrawal can be hefty. Here's a surprising, if complex, alternative.

Rich People Spend $350K+ to Park Their Cars — Here's How We'd Spend it Instead

Would you pay for $350,000 parking? We sure hope not, when you could make these much smarter money moves instead

7 Retirement Planning Steps Late Starters Must Make

Americans are not very good at saving for retirement. If retirement is looming your horizon, start doing a better job of preparing.

5 Times It's Okay to Delay Retirement Savings

We'll just about never tell you to put off retirement savings. But in these extreme and temporary instances, it might be okay.

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations, you're out of the red! Now it's time to start making your money work hard for you, too.

401K or IRA? You Need Both

You know you should have either a 401K or an IRA. Have you considered you might need both?

10 Money Moves to Make When a Layoff Is Coming

You've seen the warning signs. When you suspect job cuts are headed your way, it's time to get these money moves in motion.

10 Signs You Aren't Saving Enough for Retirement

Do you get the sinking feeling you aren't saving enough for retirement? You probably aren't.

4 Moves That Guarantee a Great Retirement

The number of Americans happy in retirement plummets each year. Avoid that fate and enjoy your golden years to the max.

A Simple Guide to Rolling Over All of Your 401Ks and IRAs

Wondering what to do with your 401K or IRA after a job switch? We'll break it down for you.

5 Questions to Ask Before You Borrow From Your Retirement Account

You need quick money, and money is exactly what you have sitting in a retirement account. Is it okay to borrow from it?

4 Ways to Spring-Clean Your Investment Portfolio

Spring cleaning is in the air! After you dust the cobwebs out of your house, take time to dust them out of your investment portfolio, too.

6 Warning Signs You're Sabotaging Your Nest Egg

Do your future you a favor and stop making these all-too-common retirement mistakes.

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Finances Before Retirement

Make the transition to retirement a little easier by taking care of few personal finance tasks before your income shrinks.

5 Dumb IRA Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Investing in retirement is a great first step, but if you're making any of these easy-to-avoid IRA mistakes, you're hurting your returns.

Stop Making These 10 Bogus Retirement Savings Excuses

Your nest egg needs attention now if you want to ease smoothly into retirement later. No more excuses!

4 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill With Bonds

Everyone knows bonds can add diversity and stability to your portfolio. Even better? Many can reduce your taxes, too.