Retirement

Most people are clueless about what they will need for later life, according to a new survey.

‘Real’ financial advisors are already held to a fiduciary standard. The brokers selling commission-based products cling to a lesser bar.

BlackRock said its indexes are more accurate than the old rule of thumb for drawing down your retirement savings.

How you save for retirement could keep your taxes low — now, and as a retiree.

Have you taken enough to satisfy the required withdrawal on your retirement accounts? Better make sure.

One of the biggest mistakes retirees can make is to underestimate the importance of Social Security in their retirement-planning strategies.

Investors who have been in their company’s retirement plan for 15 years have built solid nest eggs, according to a new analysis.

Retirees’ search for safe income is leading to some new and risky products. Get ready to do your homework and ask questions.

The days of company pensions are long gone for most workers; that is why investing in an annuity can be an appealing strategy for retirees.

People who enroll in workplace 401(k) plans and put money in them probably misunderstand key aspects of such savings vehicles, say advisors.

Credit-card debt is a huge financial concern for seniors, right behind medical bills and just ahead of paying for utilities.

Having $1 million might be more or less than what you really need in retirement — and many retirees say it’s not enough

Decisions by Medicare and Social Security boards of trustees may mean the average retiree’s Social Security benefit will start taking a hit.

Your employer may be raising your default savings rate in your retirement plan at work. What does this mean for you?