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Retirement Center

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

Until the Greek debt crisis is abated, market volatility will be part of the norm and investors should protect their portfolios by investing in exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
7/2/15 8:43AM
While the percentage of employees investing in their 401(k) jumped 13% between 2011 and 2015, only slightly more than half of Millennials now participate in their plans.
7/2/15 7:21AM
The vast majority of both Baby Boomers and Gen X-ers believe the traditional definition of retirement is a “romantic fantasy of the past.”
7/1/15 6:42AM
ETFs are a better choice for greater diversification, because unlike mutual funds they have no minimum purchase requirement.
7/1/15 5:59AM
ED's fear that other colleges may present loan pay back problems and looks to nip them in the bud.
6/30/15 8:51AM
Janis Cowhey, a partner at the accounting firm Marcum, said the ruling will also lead to a boom in the marriage business and require same-sex couples to review their finances.
6/26/15 4:41PM
If members of a couple don't know what their partners are earning, they're liable to make mistakes when calculating how much they can save, or what they'll need for retirement.
6/26/15 10:02AM
Automatic 401k plan tools allow participants to more easily increase and grow their savings on the job.
6/26/15 6:00AM
The government's considering laws to automatically route more of your paycheck into your 401(k), and one requiring retirement plans to provide estimates of how much income your savings will generate.
6/25/15 2:05PM
A new study shows an amazing 64% increase in the number of Millennials contributing to their 401(k) plans compared to 2013.
6/24/15 9:55AM
When it comes to saving for your retirement, sooner is better than later.
6/24/15 9:30AM
Younger investors are putting more money into overseas stock markets than other age groups. It's a smart move, and you might want to consider following suit.
6/23/15 1:45PM
Is your retirement imperiled by a more subversive challenge than you expected.
6/23/15 6:53AM
It's possible for anyone to contribute to a Roth IRA.
6/22/15 12:16PM
One-third of non-retired Americans are ashamed of their meager retirement savings -- and half of all Millennials.
6/19/15 8:20AM

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