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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

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401ks and IRAs

The founder of David Lerner Associates is barred from being a supervisor until 2015, but that hasn't stopped the firm from packing the room at investment seminars.
8/25/14 5:07PM
When it comes long-term relationships with their 401(k)s, workers, it seems, are kind of like bad boyfriends.
8/21/14 1:10PM
The economic cycle hasn't been kind to Gen X, but there's still time to reduce debt and build even a modest retirement fund.
8/21/14 1:09PM
A survey of plan holders reinforces 401(k) popularity but strikes an alarming note on how we fall short in investing savvy.
8/21/14 1:08PM
Way too many investors make mistakes over and over again that could easily reduce the value of their 401(k) plans.
7/28/14 11:00AM
IRAs are a good way to save for retirement, but they're not going to help all that much if you're not putting money into them regularly.
7/28/14 9:00AM
Anyone with home or rental payments and a mountain of bills on top can relate to the temptations of borrowing from a 401(k), but you really shouldn't.
7/24/14 9:00AM
Experts typically caution against taking loans from the 401(k), but the strategy has its good points.
7/1/14 10:00AM
Understanding the 60-day rule to rollover funds is imperative and essential in order to avoid significant taxes and unwanted penalties.
6/23/14 7:00AM
No teen wants to think about retirement. But with their first true 'earned income" comes the opportunity to open an IRA.
6/17/14 10:00AM
The aging of America is a major investment theme that all investors should be researching. From babyboomers signing up for gym memberships, to this generation seeking healthier food options, the next 20 years could be very profitable if the right investment is chosen off this theme. Brian Sozzi, CEO of Belus Capital Advisors, shares the hot details behind Depend diapers, a player in the theme of the aging of America.
6/13/14 7:00AM
For better or worse, QE-style stimulus will encourage global investors to add European stocks to their portfolios.
6/6/14 3:13PM
A graduate starting a first adult-world job can face a raft of unfamiliar issues. Starting the 40- or 50-year process of saving for retirement is one not to mess up.
6/5/14 10:00AM
We're all looking for simple rules of thumb to help our retirement planning. But three popular ones - 3% savings, 4% drawdown, 120% minus your age - may be dangerous to your retirement health. Here's why
5/29/14 2:09PM
The financial services industry lost the trust of long investors during the past recession, but it will lose a lot more of their business if it doesn't get increasingly transparent and tech savvy.
5/13/14 8:30AM

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