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With bond yields scraping along all-time lows, the stock market nearing multi-year highs and a tenuous economic recovery, those who are retired or nearing retirement have a lot to think about. Below you will find links to our best investment ideas as well as interviews with professional investment advisers and strategies to secure your retirement.

Jim Cramer on Retirement

Best Investments for 2015

401ks and IRAs

The Federal Reserve may remain 'patient' this month on raising interest rates. Here's why.
3/11/15 9:23AM
A Columbia Business School researcher suggests a little attention goes a long way.
1/20/15 2:33PM
With the New Year coming, time to max the IRA and flexible spending account, push income into next year and exploit 2015.
12/29/14 6:03AM
Lost in all the hoopla of current market highs are increasingly frequent instances of market palpitations. But increased volatility is an opportunity that is here to stay.
12/1/14 1:26PM
Target-date funds enable employees to become better savers, explained James Lauder, CEO of Global Index Advisors.
11/21/14 4:53PM
If you're eligible to convert your IRA to a Roth IRA, do it before the end of the year, said Ed Slott, founder of Ed Slott and Company.
11/21/14 3:53PM
Landing a probe on a comet in the middle of the solar system is easier than calculating the savings required to generate a target retirement income.
11/14/14 4:46PM
Millennials get it: save early and often. Taxable accounts offer flexibility and other benefits of special value to young investors, features not found in retirement-oriented accounts.
11/11/14 1:00PM
For many people, being able to retire seems impossible. But these 11 people can help you save enough to quit.
10/31/14 6:10AM
Proposals from the Sen. Tom Harkin and the Center on American Progress are trying to save retirement through new plans that combine the best parts of pensions and 401(k)s.
10/30/14 6:10AM
Some Vanguard investors have formed their own tribe around Vanguard's ultra-cheap mutual funds and the company's founder. Now they're getting together for a meeting of the minds.
10/22/14 2:55PM
ETFs are arguably the cheapest, simplest and safest way to invest in the stock market, but many people don't know what they are or aren't interested in learning about them.
10/8/14 6:30AM
Morningstar doesn't believe Bill Gross’s surprise departure from Pimco will pose an immediate risk to the bond manager's flagship mutual fund.
9/29/14 12:23PM
Maybe you should be focusing on the bearish turn in small-cap stock ETFs instead of Alibaba.
9/20/14 6:00AM
What's the best way to avoid a big tax hit on your retirement funds: An IRA, a Roth IRA, a 401(k), stocks or mutual funds? Answer? All of them.
9/4/14 8:30AM

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