Americans are feeling more confident about their retirement but are there financial security really more secure? We speak with our senior personal finance correspondent, Sharon Epperson.

The latest proposal to expand the social safety net is a requirement that companies contribute a minimum amount to employees’ retirement accounts. Ylan Mui reports.

Some retirees who are worried about making their assets last through what could be decades of retirement are moving overseas. Low-cost living overseas can be a boon to a retiree’s budget.

The risk of needing long-term care won’t go away if you ignore it, said Marguerita M. Cheng, CEO of Blue Ocean Global Wealth. Here’s how to begin preparing.

How well you understand the ins and outs of Social Security entitlements could make a big difference in how much you receive over your lifetime.

Social Security is expected to be a major source of retirement income for baby boomers. However, there are a lot of misconceptions about how Social Security works and when you should take it. Sharon Epperson dispels some of the common myths that are out there.

More than $1 trillion has poured into target-date funds, and many investors are opting for them in their 401(k) plans. Experts warn that this hands-off approach can backfire by failing to account for factors like income changes and life expectancy.

A new ranking of the best states to retire puts South Dakota in first place.

When it comes to working longer or saving more, a recent report found that delaying retirement for just three to six months has the same impact as saving 1 percent more of your salary over 30 years.

Delaying retirement for just three to six months has the same impact as saving 1 percent more of your salary over 30 years.

A new ranking of the best and worst places to retire considers practical factors, like medical costs and assisted living options.

The number of Fidelity 401(k) accounts with a balance of $1 million or more is on the rise. But as Sharon Epperson tells us, having all that money stashed away doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll become a millionaire in retirement.

Retirees are wealthier than ever, but saving $1 million requires adopting a long-term approach, Fidelity’s Jeanne Thompson says.

How much will you need to cover health care costs in retirement? The average number is $280,000. Sharon Epperson breaks down the numbers and provides tips on how to plan for it.

The results of a retirement confidence survey found that 26% of U.S. workers have less than $1,000 put away. And as Sharon Epperson tell us, that wasn’t the other troubling finding.