Articles on Retirement

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.

How to Set Up an IRA to Build Wealth

Want to become a millionaire? All you have to do is invest $11 a day in an IRA for 40 years. Learn how to set yours up.

Canada and U.S. Retirement Showdown: Which Offers More for Retirees?

In the spirit of friendly cross-border competition, Canada and the U.S. face-off on retirement. Which country offers the best deal for retirees?

To Stay on Financial Track, Perform a Yearly Earnings Review

If you want to make sure you're on the right financial track, add a review of your earnings to your annual tax-time financial routine.

The False Allure of Compound Interest

You've seen stories about compound interest adding up to big savings. That can happen — but often, it's not the whole truth.

Women: How and Why to Take Charge of Your Finances

Women live longer than men yet set aside less money for retirement. Learn how you can become more financially independent today.

Best Money Tips: Secrets to a Dream Retirement

Today we found some great articles on secrets to a dream retirement, ways to use your tax refund as parents, and 12 financial tips for debt-burdened new grads.

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.

Money Resolutions: 6 Ways to Take Control in 2013

The start of the new year is a great time to give your saving and investment strategy a makeover. Here's how to get started.

Boost Your Retirement Savings: Avoid 401(k) Fees

New rules will make it easier to monitor fees charged by your 401(k) account administrator. Here's how to avoid paying many of them.

7 Essential Truths for a Successful Retirement

Retirement planning can seem overwhelming, but don't let that overrule common sense. Instead, follow these seven essentials for a successful future.

6 Ways to Avoid Running Out of Money in Retirement

Stop worrying that you won't have enough money in retirement. Instead, follow these tips to ensure you remain financially comfortable as long as you live.

Retirement: Not Just for People?

As we get older, we try to shift the way we get money from actively working to earning money from investments. Many companies have done the same.

Best Money Tips: Things to Do Before You Retire

Today we found some fantastic articles on things to do before you retire, questions to ask yourself before you buy something, and how to create a low-cost will.

Best Money Tips: Retirement Questions People Forget to Ask

Today we found some stellar articles on important (but often forgotten) retirement questions, easy part-time jobs, and work-life balance tips.

Best Money Tips: The Retirement Edition

Today, we found many great articles relating to retirement!

How to Calculate Future Value, and Why It Matters

Discover how simple spreadsheet projections about future investments can help you make long-term decisions today.

Step-By-Step Guide to Rolling Over Your Old 401(k)

Rolling over your 401(k) isn’t necessarily fun, but it can be a vital to your financial future. Here's how to do it.

How Much Money Will You Need to Retire?

Do you really know how much money you'll need to retire? Find out by filling out this short (but comprehensive) worksheet.

7 Tips for Stress-Free Retirement Investing

Investing for your future isn't a huge help if you spend each day stressing about it. Follow these suggestions for worry-free savings.