Fed Raises Interest Rates While Signaling Hiking Campaign May Slow

Fed Raises Interest Rates While Signaling Hiking Campaign May Slow

The Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates on Wednesday for the fourth time this year, but officials signaled that they might pause or halt the rate-hiking campaign early next year.

Fed Seen Raising Rates as Markets Reel, Trump Rants

Fed Seen Raising Rates as Markets Reel, Trump Rants

The Federal Reserve is widely expected to boost the benchmark for short-term borrowing costs at a meeting that concludes Wednesday. Fed officials may also signal that they might pause or halt the rate-hiking campaign early next year.

How to Take an Early Retirement in 8 Steps

How to Take an Early Retirement in 8 Steps

Don't feel like waiting until 65 to retire? You may not have to...

Is General Electric Stock Still Good for Your Retirement Account?

Is General Electric Stock Still Good for Your Retirement Account?

General Electric stock is making new multi-year lows. Depending on the investor though, there are moves they can make to soften the blow.

Texas Fund's Soured Bet on Exotic-Country Stocks Takes Further Hit

Texas Fund's Soured Bet on Exotic-Country Stocks Takes Further Hit

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas lost 0.6% during the third quarter on its $14 billion holdings of stocks from countries like China, Brazil, Russia and Turkey. Such declines helped to cap the fund's overall return to 2.2% -- well below the average for U.S. institutional investment plans.

How Much You Need to Save for Retirement Depends on Where You Live

How Much You Need to Save for Retirement Depends on Where You Live

You need to save less if you live in the UK or Japan, but more if you live in Hong Kong.

Jim Cramer Recommends These Stocks for Retired Investors

Jim Cramer Recommends These Stocks for Retired Investors

Curious about what stocks retirees should be eyeing?

Most Americans Feel It's Harder to Retire Now Than It Was 5 Years Ago

Most Americans Feel It's Harder to Retire Now Than It Was 5 Years Ago

Even though the stock market is up sharply over the past five years, most Americans feel it's more difficult to retire, a recent survey finds.

Best Places for Boomer Entrepreneurs to Start a Business

Best Places for Boomer Entrepreneurs to Start a Business

As the boomer generation ages, many are choosing to work for themselves. These are the best places for those experienced entrepreneurs.

What Is an Annuity and How Does It Work?

What Is an Annuity and How Does It Work?

What is an annuity? It's basically an insurance policy against your income. One that can help a lot in retirement.