Articles on Retirement

Will You Ever Be Able to Retire?

A real retirement seems to be moving further from reach. Bring it closer with good planning and realistic expectations.

4 Reasons Why You Must Open a Roth IRA Before April 15

One quirk of the tax law is that any contributions to a Roth IRA before April 15 count against last year's limits. Here are four good reasons to open one now.

How to Balance Saving for Retirement, Emergency Fund, and Paying Off Debt

Funding the personal finance Big Three — debt repayment, retirement, and emergency cash — is possible if you follow a balanced plan, like this one.

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Retirement

Today we found some stellar articles on having a better retirement, getting ahead when living paycheck to paycheck, and sticking to your resolutions.

The 5 Most Common Ways People Derail Their Retirement

Many people are making these critical mistakes in their retirement planning. Are you one of them?

Best Money Tips: Tips for a Better Retirement

Today we found some great articles on tips for a better retirement, easy-to-keep New Year's resolutions, and ways to avoid identity theft.

Just Saving Isn't Enough: How Cash Flow Allocation Helps You Retire

Classic asset allocation teaches investors to diversify for safety. Apply this strategy to your retirement to keep the bills paid, even in a bad economy.

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.

Best Money Tips: 7 Phases to Retirement

Today we found some great articles on phases to retirement, productivity tips for freelancers, and stress-free frugality.

Best Money Tips: How to Retire Early

Today we found some stellar articles on how to retire early, ways to keep your security deposit, and how to get free prescription drugs.

Do You Know Your Retirement "Number"?

You might think you know the amount of money you'll need for a comfortable retirement — but you could be basing that off the wrong number.

Best Money Tips: Live a Fulfilling Life in Retirement

Today we found some awesome articles on living a fulfilling life in retirement, starting an Ebay business, and taking a year off in your 20s.

Should You Become Your Parents' Caregiver?

Taking care of your parents when they get older is a very personal decision. Here are some factors you should consider in the decision-making process.

Best Money Tips: All You Need to Know About Saving for Retirement

Today we found some stellar articles on all you need to know about saving for retirement, personal finance experiences for older kids, and average tax refunds.

7 Investing Lessons From the Two Comma Club

If you want to be a millionaire, take some advice from people who have already achieved that goal — members of Two Comma Club.

Why Canada’s TFSA Is Totally Awesome

If you live in Canada, you should definitely make a Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) part of your retirement savings plan. Here's why.

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.

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?