How to Really Diversify Your Retirement Portfolio

How to Really Diversify Your Retirement Portfolio

Adviser Kevin Shuller explains how to understand what diversification is, why it's important and how to use it to protect your retirement savings.

What to Do With Your Retirement Portfolio in This Volatile Market

What to Do With Your Retirement Portfolio in This Volatile Market

Most investors, and especially those on retirement's doorstep, are anxious about the market right now. Here are some solid strategies from the best advisers.

How Is Social Security Calculated? Find Your Benefits

How Is Social Security Calculated? Find Your Benefits

How does the government calculate Social Security benefits? Check here.

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.

Don't Guess About Your Retirement -- Get Smart and Get Help

Don't Guess About Your Retirement -- Get Smart and Get Help

Retirement expert Robert Powell moderates a wide-ranging discussion on planning and investing for retirement, as well as income, tax and distribution strategies for retirees.

Trustees: Medicare, Social Security Finances Deteriorate

Trustees: Medicare, Social Security Finances Deteriorate

Trustees' report says Medicare's finances are worsening.

How Technology Is Disrupting Retirement Planning

How Technology Is Disrupting Retirement Planning

No, the robots won't take over your 401(k). But, along with you and your adviser, technology could boost your retirement savings.

Social Security: What You Don't Know About Your Biggest Retirement Benefit

Social Security: What You Don't Know About Your Biggest Retirement Benefit

Nearly half of Americans age 50 and over failed a 5-question true/false quiz on Social Security. Here's what you need to know to get an "A".

Best Ways to Save for Retirement - Even When You're Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Best Ways to Save for Retirement - Even When You're Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Conventional wisdom says that you can't save for retirement living paycheck to paycheck. Here's a news flash - conventional wisdom is wrong.

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.