Warren Buffett is well known for his investing prowess -- the Oracle of Omaha has made billions due to his smart stock purchases. With his reputation as one of the world's best investors, it's not surprising many people watch his purchases and...
You've heard the whispers and warnings of a possible stock market bubble, and you're spooked. You just survived a big drop in your portfolio's value back in March, and you're not ready to go through it again. Is it time to cut...
Millions of seniors depend heavily on Social Security to pay the bills, but a large chunk of today's workers worry that those benefits won't be there for them by the time they're set to retire. They're not totally wrong....
Congratulations! You have a job that offers you a 401(k) account. Clearly, you should participate, to enjoy some tax savings as you save for retirement. But don't just leave it all up to chance, letting your employer sign you up for default-level...
Should you retire at age 65? 70? Sometime during your 50s? There's no easy way to answer that question, as there are benefits and drawbacks to leaving the workforce earlier versus later in life. But one thing you should do is...
A 401(k) plan is a great tool to save for retirement if your employer offers one. After all, investing in one is easy since the money is taken out of your paycheck directly. And you get to save with pre-tax dollars, which...
As our country wrestles with new coronavirus outbreaks, the economy continues its downward slump. This week’s announcement from the Federal Reserve was bad news for savers—who may already be antsy about low interest rates and where to stash their cash, according to...
The Federal Reserve said Wednesday it would keep its benchmark interest rate near zero for as long as it takes until the economy starts to recover from the coronavirus crisis. In addition to holding rates near rock bottom, the...
If you want to make your retirement savings last even longer, it could be worth moving to a state that won’t tax your retirement distributions. There are 12 states that won’t tax your distributions from 401(k) plans, IRAs or...
You don’t need to be an actuary to predict that for married couples, there will come a time when one spouse will be aging alone. You can see insights on key differences between how men and women experience widowhood in a recent...
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