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Retirement

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Top Retirement Articles

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  • Why converting 401(k) to annuities requires new mindset

    Why converting 401(k) to annuities requires new mindset
    Are we hard-wired to shun certain retirement investments? Some new research suggests so, and that has implications as the government gives the green light to annuities in 401(k)s and IRAs. In a research brief for the Center for Retirement Research...
  • Early withdrawals from retirement account chip away at savings

    Early withdrawals from retirement account chip away at savings
    The deadline for contributing to an individual retirement account for 2014 is April 15. Write the check, and you'll be taking a step toward setting up a secure retirement. At least that's the idea. But a recent study from the Center for Retirement...
  • The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them

    The rich get government handouts just like the poor. Here are 10 of them
    In case you are still skeptical that many of the non-poor — and, in fact, a lot of the rich — receive benefits from government too (for which we don't make them pee in a cup or promise not to buy luxuries), we've rounded up some more...
  • For retirement savers, target-date funds offer one-stop shopping

    For retirement savers, target-date funds offer one-stop shopping
    Target-date funds have become a popular hands-off investment choice. And a new study shows that investors who make the most of these funds are coming out ahead. According to Morningstar, investor returns — which take into account investor...
  • Savvy Senior: Social Security offers lump-sum payouts to retirees

    Dear Savvy Senior, I've heard that Social Security offers a lump-sum payment to retirees who need some extra cash. I have not yet started drawing my benefits and would like to investigate this option. What can you tell me? — Almost Retired Dear...
  • Retirement: Nice work if you can get it

    Retirement: Nice work if you can get it
    In most professions, employers can no longer require you to retire at a certain age, but keeping yourself relevant in your current career or attractive to your next employer is on you, says Catherine Collinson, president of the Transamerica Center for...
  • Leaky retirement savings

    Leaky retirement savings
    If only fixing a leaky retirement account were as easy as repairing a leaky faucet. A new report from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College found that money is seeping out of retirement accounts at alarming rates, causing permanent damage...
  • Ease the pain of health care costs in retirement

    When you draw up a retirement spending budget, you're likely to account for utilities, car insurance and lawn care. But have you given the cost of health care a hard look, or are the numbers too scary to contemplate? Once you get real about those...
  • Fidelity match offer creates incentives for IRA rollovers

    Incentives matter -- and money is a great incentive. That's what Fidelity Investments figured out when it announced it will match IRA contributions for people who roll over an IRA into Fidelity funds -- and make three years of additional contributions....
  • How athletes (and others) can create lifetime income

    Can a professional athlete (or anyone) work for a few years and retire with a six figure income for life? They can if they follow the thin blue line*. Not just follow, but calculate, track and almost obsess over the blue line. Further, it's not just...
  • Wasserman Schultz calls Marco Rubio a 'self-interested and opportunistic politician'

    Wasserman Schultz calls Marco Rubio a 'self-interested and opportunistic politician'
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, again on Wednesday bashed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. Rubio is a likely candidate for the 2016 presidential nomination. Last week, Wasserman Schultz said she...