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How Much Should You Have Saved for Retirement by 30? 40? 50?

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You know you should be saving for retirement — and saving a lot. Betcha' didn't know you needed to save this much!

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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.

How to Retire Rich

You don't want to be just comfortable in retirement. Here's how to retire like a one percenter.

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.

Ask the Readers: Have You Started Saving for Retirement?

Tell us whether you've started saving for retirement and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: How to Retire By 55

Today we found a strategy for early retirement, questions that will help you declutter, and the details on Hulu’s new cable TV service.

One Smart Thing You Can Do for Your Retirement Today

The smartest thing you can do for retirement planning is so easy, there's just no excuse not to do it. Even better? It's free.

A Simple Guide to Retirement Plans for the Self-Employed

Being your own boss has its major ups. But one of its biggest downs? You're on your own for retirement.

Best Money Tips: How to Make Your Retirement More Successful

Today we found helpful articles on ways to make your retirement more successful, tips to save money at big box stores, and the best college degrees for job security.

You Don't Need a Retirement Plan — You Need a Financial Independence Plan

If planning for retirement is your primary financial goal, you may be doing it wrong.

6 Great Retirement Jobs

Even though you're retired, you might still want to make some extra cash. Here are some great side jobs to consider.

Which Retirement Account Is Right for You?

We all know that saving for retirement is of key importance. But how do you pick the right plan 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?

6 Warning Signs You're Sabotaging Your Nest Egg

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

403B vs. 401K: How Are They Different?

Sure, you know what a 401K is, but what the heck is a 403B? Here's how they differ.

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.

33 Places to Retire If You Love the Rain

If rainy skies leave you with a smile on your face, you may want to consider retiring in one of these affordable cities. Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain!

Are You Wasting $300,000 on Lunch?

If you're dropping dollars on takeout lunches every day, you just might be eating your retirement.

Best Money Tips: How to Get Bigger Checks From Social Security

Today we found articles on ways to get bigger checks from Social Security, cheats for waking yourself up during the week, and how to avoid leaving money on the table.

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.

Best Money Tips: Cheapest Cities for Retirees

Today we found articles on the cheapest cities for retirees, the best time to visit top vacation destinations for big savings, and affordable but romantic Valentine’s Day ideas.