Financial markets’ rocky start this month hasn’t seemed to slow down some retirees’ spending train, but it should, experts say.
Face it: You probably could have done more in 2015 to help your retirement picture, and you weren’t alone. A Capital One Bank survey released in December found that only a third of respondents accomplished their financial goals last year.
Investing for retirement, or any other objective, always carries risk. There are potential risks specific to 2016 that retirement investors should be aware of.
Two of the leading companies in online investment advice launched initiatives this month aimed at getting more personalized financial advice to workplace retirement savers.
A new survey says 84 percent of future retirees believe their savings will cover their post-career years –– yet fewer than one in three calculated how much they will need.
For those contemplating selling your house and moving to an independent- or assisted-living facility or retirement home, start planning now.
More Americans than ever intend to keep working past traditional retirement age and entrepreneurship is becoming a more common alternative to full time jobs.
The vast majority of people from Generation X have come to believe the traditional definition of retirement is a romantic fantasy of the past, according to a new study.
By Becky Yerak, Chicago Tribune More than a third of Americans have no retirement savings, and millennials feel more financially secure than other age groups despite being the least likely to have socked away any cash for their golden years, a new survey shows. Bankrate.com, a publisher of personal finance content, found that on average […]
By Walter Hamilton, Los Angeles Times Fewer Americans are counting on 401(k) accounts to fund their retirement years, apparently because of disappointment with the stock market after painful losses in the Great Recession, according to a recent study. Only 48 percent of non-retirees expect a 401(k), individual retirement account or similar savings vehicle to be […]
By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, California—Stanford University is looking for a new kind of student: proven leaders, with 20 to 30 years of work experience, seeking to reinvent their futures. A small experiment launched this week offers older students the opportunity not to retire but retrain — and commit to new […]
By Lisa M. Krieger, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif.—Stanford University is looking for a new kind of student: proven leaders, with 20 to 30 years of work experience, seeking to reinvent their futures. A small experiment launched this week offers older students the opportunity not to retire but retrain — and commit to new […]
By Todd Spangler, Stephen Henderson and Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat who replaced his father in the House some 58 years ago and became one of the most powerful members of Congress ever, will step down after this year, capping a career umatched in its longevity […]
AOL chief executive Tim Armstrong can’t seem to decide why his company cut employees’ retirement benefits on Thursday. The media giant will no longer contribute money to employees’ 401(k) accounts during each pay period; instead, AOL will offer employees a lump sum at the end of each year. The change will end benefits for employees […]