In Texas, Teachers See Savings Eroded by Bad Bets on Exotic Stocks

In Texas, Teachers See Savings Eroded by Bad Bets on Exotic Stocks

A decade ago, amid an economic boom in "emerging markets" like Brazil, Russia, India and China, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas decided to plow nearly 10% of all savings into stocks from the countries. Now, the teachers are reeling from the mistake, with subpar returns and outsize risks that could have been easily avoided had the fund just stuck with large U.S. stocks.

This Should Be Your Retirement Savings Plan When the Stock Market Crashes

This Should Be Your Retirement Savings Plan When the Stock Market Crashes

Take a deep breath. Here are your smartest moves in every stage of saving.

3 Warren Buffett Stock Picks That Could Be Perfect for Your Retirement Portfolio

3 Warren Buffett Stock Picks That Could Be Perfect for Your Retirement Portfolio

If they're good enough for the Oracle of Omaha, they're good enough for you.

There's Nothing Funny About Guardianship

There's Nothing Funny About Guardianship

Late-night TV host John Oliver takes on the serious topic of guardianship. We'll round it out. No joking.

Nearly 50% of Americans Concerned They Won't Have Enough Money in Retirement

Nearly 50% of Americans Concerned They Won't Have Enough Money in Retirement

Even in a bullish market, 46% of Americans say they don't predict living comfortably in retirement. That's far more than in previous strong economies, according to Gallup.

Is Your Retirement Fund Equipped for You to Live to 100?

Is Your Retirement Fund Equipped for You to Live to 100?

More than half of wealthy investors expect to live to 100. Here's what you need to know to make sure you don't outlive your savings.

Here's How Differently Millennials Feel About Retirement Vs. Baby Boomers

Here's How Differently Millennials Feel About Retirement Vs. Baby Boomers

Debt priorities, savings and even post-retirement dreams differ from generation to generation. Here's what the statistics show.

18 Facts About Women's Retirement You Can't Afford to Miss

18 Facts About Women's Retirement You Can't Afford to Miss

Women may face unique risks in retirement that their male counterparts don't. Here's what you need to know.

How to Avoid Going Broke in Retirement

How to Avoid Going Broke in Retirement

You've spent the better half of a lifetime thinking about retiring. Don't let it all go to waste now.

Five Types of IRAs You Need to Know About for Retirement

Five Types of IRAs You Need to Know About for Retirement

Where you work, when you withdraw and how you save could mean different things for different accounts.