Retirement

One in 10 workers hits the maximum contribution levels for retirement savings. Here’s what they don’t buy instead.

Proposals to tax contributions upfront, limit deferrals and create new savings accounts are floating around Capitol Hill.

How healthy you are can affect your ability to save for retirement, how soon you retire, and your Social Security claiming strategy.

You don’t have to wait to leave the workforce in your 60s. These calculators built by early retirees will let you know if it is a good fit.

Pessimism about financial health may cause retirees to withdraw less from their investment accounts, a new study finds. Here’s what to know.

Your golden years might be the best time to change up your career. Here’s how to make the transition.

Throwing a wrench into your retirement savings to pay for college may seem worthwhile, but you — and your kids — may regret it later.

Half of workers near traditional retirement age say they will wait until at least age 70 or won’t retire at all, a survey finds.

Everything you need to know about rolling over your 401(k).

Time is running out for first-timers to take their required minimum distributions.

Some retirees find living aboard a cruise ship full time makes financial sense when compared to other options.

More than a third of freelancers don’t have a retirement savings account — and those that do aren’t saving consistently. How to get back on track.

For workers in their 60s and 70s, career development and personal growth don’t stop.

Most workers expect their retirement account returns will continue to match or exceed those of the past. That’s not likely to happen.

Retirees need income and the safety of bonds, even more so when the market is poised for a downturn. These are the best bond fund options.