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

401ks and IRAs

A new study shows U.S. retirement savers are increasingly optimistic about retirement – but are robo-advisors a big reason why?
7/22/16 11:10AM
You can withdraw an application for Social Security benefits if you act quickly and pay back all benefits received. In retirement, mulligans don't exist on the gold course alone.
7/22/16 9:29AM
Whether it's adult children moving back in or older parents who need long-term care, retirees carry a heavy burden even after their working days are over.
7/19/16 11:43AM
Participation in 401(k) plans continues to climb, and while Baby Boomers have the highest participation rate, Millennials and Gen-Xers have gained on the older.
7/18/16 10:47AM
10,000 of us turn 65 daily. Where will we sleep? Nobody really knows. Experts say there is a real shortage of affordable housing for the nation's seniors.
7/17/16 11:20AM
Women have an uphill climb toward a decent retirement. But it’s a climb they have to make.
7/12/16 5:19PM
Few know it but once you are in a Medigap plan for six months, you may be in it for life. Choose wisely.
7/12/16 11:42AM
While the prospect of living longer excites most Americans, the necessity of needing more retirement savings is causing more and more concern for younger generations.
7/12/16 11:15AM
Many seniors flee high taxes and low winter temps in search of better retirement living.
7/10/16 3:40PM
With more Americans experiencing weak retirement savings accounts, some are turning to home equity in their golden years. But at what cost?
7/9/16 2:00PM
American adults at or near retirement seem to love organized 55-plus communities, but they’re very choosy about the homes they pick.
7/6/16 10:18AM
There’s at least one bright spot on the U.S. retirement landscape, and, right now, it’s shining directly on 401(k) plans.
7/6/16 9:02AM
The recession left many older homeowners feeling lucky to have their heads above water, especially with home equity becoming so valuable as they enter old age.
7/5/16 4:33PM
Roughly 66 million people haven't placed a dime into an emergency fund, but Millennials who've dealt with debt and unemployment are turning the tide.
7/5/16 11:20AM
12 million Medicare opioid prescriptions were written last year - is this a crisis? Or just pain management?
7/5/16 9:17AM