Retirement Center - Planning for Retirement - TheStreet

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

401ks and IRAs

It's smart to have some growth and momentum stocks in your retirement account. Right now there are few better examples of both than Micron Technology.
3/21/18 4:00PM
General Electric stock is making new multi-year lows. Depending on the investor though, there are moves they can make to soften the blow.
3/21/18 3:18PM
Baby Boomers hitting retirement age may be exiting the workforce, but they're not the source of lagging workforce productivity.
3/21/18 10:02AM
Nearly 10 years after Bill Gates retired from his day-to-day role at Microsoft, here's what he can teach you.
3/20/18 5:18PM
A growing field of research is showing that technical tools can generate a huge advantage for your portfolio. Here's why keeping it simple could be the best way to chart your way to retirement profits.
3/20/18 3:14PM
Regardless of what the courts or Labor Department do about the fiduciary rule, retirement investors need to make sure their financial adviser delivers the best advice.
3/20/18 7:29AM
There are ways to avoid the risks that come with long-term care costs, with one of the most tax-efficient being the use of a traditional IRA.
3/20/18 7:25AM
Annie Duke, former World Series of Poker champ, references a bit from comedian Jerry Seinfeld to explain how to save for retirement. And, as with many things from the legendary observational comic, what Seinfeld says makes perfect sense.
3/19/18 6:10PM
Take a deep breath. Here are your smartest moves in every stage of saving.
3/19/18 3:44PM
REITs haven't gotten much attention in recent years, as real estate focused stocks have underperformed a roaring broader market. But with low interest rates and rising inflation risks, REITs deserve a second look.
3/19/18 3:03PM
A basket of cryptocurrencies could be an effective hedge against reserve currency weakness over the long term.
3/19/18 12:45PM
Ask Bob Powell: A reader wants to know if his wife can draw spousal benefits when she reaches full retirement age.
3/19/18 12:39PM
Many retirement savers can benefit from the flexibility of a Roth 401(k).
3/19/18 7:29AM
The problem with owning bitcoin, especially as part of a retirement portfolio, is that it is not a long-term investment.
3/19/18 7:13AM
The concept of retirement is outdated, suggests long-time General Electric CEO Jack Welch.
3/16/18 6:00PM