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

The majority of taxpayers will get a tax refund, but it isn't free money. It's money that you've been prevented from spending for the past year, so here's how to hang onto it.
3/23/18 9:57PM
Facebook has gotten crushed this week -- but does it make sense for retirement investors to pull the trigger here at lower levels? This chart says it all.
3/23/18 4:09PM
General Electric stock continues to make new lows. However, there's no reason to believe that it has bottomed yet.
3/23/18 4:07PM
CD rates could soon be on the rise. Here are the pros and cons using them for retirement savings.
3/22/18 3:49PM
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