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Social Security hits the campaign trail
7 in 10 registered voters say that Social Security benefits should not be cut in any way, according to a March survey by the Pew Research Center.
What Elon Musk does that you should do
The Tesla CEO has been guided by a master plan. You might need one for retirement.
Your retirement goal is a moving target
Everyone should be aware that retirement is a moving target.
Retirement makes us want to run and hide
A survey finds we're worried about retirement -- because many of us aren't saving enough for it.
Saving enough? Your boss doesn’t think so
A survey finds companies are alarmed over workers' lack of retirement readiness and want to take action.
Trump, VP pick split on Social Security
Presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump has vowed not to cut Social Security benefits. This puts him at odds with the Republican Party.
Because of Brexit, don’t check your 401(k)!
Don't get too freaked over Wall Street's reaction to Britain's vote to leave the EU.
C’mon, guys, log on to your 401(k) website
Employees who spend more time engaged with their 401(k) tend to be more active savers.
Your 401(k) plan is not free
If you're like half the people in a recent survey, you think the investments in a workplace retirement plan are free. But they're not.
Why and how to retire early
People retire early for a variety of reasons but may not have enough savings.
Future retirees are scared of inflation
If you're worried about how inflation could eat into your savings during retirement, you're not alone.
Nest egg: Spend it or save it?
A new study on retirement spending finds attitudes are all over the map and continuing to change.
6 reasons boomers worry and 6 ways to fix it
Worrying about retirement is a baby boomer preoccupation -- but there are solutions.
Medigap Plan F the most costly, yet popular
This plan costs more but pays the most, especially if you get really sick.
If commissions are out, will savers win?
Proposed rules will hold stockbrokers and other investment advisers to a tougher standard that the U.S. government thinks will protect savers.
Planning for the ‘good death’
Helping a patient grapple with the financial and other details related to his death can bring peace.