retirement

Make These 7 Money Moves Now Or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

There's no time like the present to make these critical money moves. Trust us — your future self will thank you.

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by 50

By your 50s, you should have a solid grasp on personal finance — and if not, it might be due to these all-too-common mistakes.

The 6 Biggest Financial Decisions in Your 20s

Your 20s are exciting — but also the time to get your finances straight for the decades to follow. Make these smart money moves before it's too late.

5 Reasons Why Life Insurance Isn't Just for Old People

Life insurance protects the ones we love in case the worst should happen. That's why you shouldn't wait to buy some.

5 Financial Pitfalls Stay-at-Home Parents Should Avoid

Staying home to raise little ones is often rewarding, but it comes at a financial price. Make sure you do it right!

5 Essential Things Women Should Know About Investing

Half of America's household breadwinners are women — who unfortunately, are still playing catch-up in the investment world. Find out why.

9 Best Free Financial Learning Tools

Whether you're baffled by bonds or confused by compounding, all the financial education you need is just a click away — and it's all free.

10 Times You Shouldn't Invest in Stocks

Investing in stocks is a great way to build wealth — but not always. Here's how to decide whether the stock market is right for you.

The Step-by-Step Guide to Rolling Over Your 401(k)

Taking a 401(k) distribution when you leave a job will cost you. Take 10 minutes to rollover your account and keep your retirement fund growing.

5 Dumb 401(k) Mistakes Smart People Make

There are lots of ways to go wrong with a 401(k). Don't hurt your retirement with any of these common mistakes.

5 Things Successful Savers Do

People who save a lot of money share a lot of the same habits. Start saving more by doing as they do.

5 Reasons to Fire Your Financial Adviser Soon

Many of Bernie Madoff's clients said "I thought he was my friend." Find out if your adviser is a friendly, but unscrupulous salesman and not the ethical adviser he should be.

4 Exciting World Cities You Can Afford to Retire In

Retirees can stretch their pensions (and their imaginations) by retiring overseas. Consider these affordable locales and start planning now!

5 Dumb Investments Smart People Make

Investing early and often is smart money management — usually. Avoid these common mistakes and you'll keep your portfolio safe and growing.

5 Financial Obstacles That Are Especially Tough for Women

For a few reasons — some unfair — women face obstacles to money that men do not. Learn about those obstacles — and learn how to overcome them.

7 Occasions When You Should Definitely Hire a Financial Advisor

It's great to be able to DIY your money, but some jobs require the skills of a pro. Be the smart about when to seek professional financial advice.

The NFL's 5 Most Frugal Players

Sad stories of spendthrift athletes wasting millions are all too common. But for these five footballers, frugal lifestyles keep their finances fit.

5 Money Lessons People Learn at Their First Job

A first job teaches plenty about getting and keeping a job. A first paycheck teaches us a few things about getting and keeping money, too.

Don't Miss Kiplinger and NAPFA's Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Day!

On September 25th, Kiplinger and NAPFA will be holding Jump-Start Your Retirement Plan Day to help answer all your retirement questions!

Best Money Tips: Top 10 Retirement Planning Mistakes

Today we found some stellar articles on retirement planning mistakes, money rules that nobody will ever teach you, and budgeting on a variable income.