Retirement

  1. Who Can Get an HSA?

    Financial advisor Louis Kokernak explains who is eligible for a health savings account.
  2. Some Types of Index Funds Can Hurt Retirees

    When it comes time to divest, you need to be able to sell high, not low, but broad-based index funds won’t let you do this. ...
  3. How Your 401(k) Could Get Better

    Target-date funds, the 401(k) investments of choice, are one size fits all based on your age. Now, companies are starting ...
  4. Understanding the New 'T' Shares

    "T" stands for "transaction," and these mutual fund shares, designed to fulfill the fiduciary rule, promise to be a money-saving ...
  5. 5 Ways to Lose Your Retirement Nest Egg

    These common mistakes can put your savings at risk. Find out how to avoid them.
  6. Investing for Retirement Needs, Wants and Wishes

    Use different investing strategies for your retirement needs, wants and wishes.
  1. Transfer Retirement Savings When You Change Jobs

    Half of Americans lose their nest eggs when they switch careers. Learn why you should avoid this trap.
  2. Countries with the Highest Income Taxes

    Before you move to one of these countries with the highest income taxes, think through the overall tax situation - and what ...
  3. Mistakes in Designating a Retirement Beneficiary

    Make sure your beneficiary designations not only reflect your intentions but also meet the requirements to be effective. ...
  4. What Is the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and How Does It Work?

    If you work in the public sector or plan to, FERS ( Federal Employees Retirement System) is an acronym you will soon know ...
  5. Do This in Your 50s to Keep Working in Your 60s

    The career moves you make in your 50s can help you continue working through your 60s.
  6. Annuities: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

    Annuities suffer from a few perception problems. This primer that covers the good, the bad and the ugly of annuities.
  1. Long-Term Care Insurance: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Is it a good idea to have a long-term care policy? Here is some data to help you decide.
  2. Some Surprising Risks of Medicare Advantage Plans

    A new study finds disturbing differences in the hospital networks some Medicare Advantage plans provide. Check before you ...
  3. Healthcare Costs in 2018: The Great Unknown

    Trump has promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act and has nominated to his cabinet the perfect man to help. But what about ...
  4. HSAs Could Get a Boost Under Trump

    Health Savings Accounts may become more attractive under a Trump administration. Here's how.
  5. The 3 Best Travel Insurance Options for Seniors

    Searching for senior travel insurance involves making sure that your medical concerns are taken into account as well as the ...
  6. What's Killing Long-Term Care Policies?

    The long-term care insurance industry has fallen on hard times due to these factors.
  1. A Pre-Retirement Checkup

    Are you on track to post-work bliss? We'll tell you how to find out.
  2. Decanting: Not Just for That Bottle of Cabernet

    Decanting an irrevocable trust is a useful tool to undo some of the missteps of the past.
  3. Are You Ready for the Retirement Challenge?

    In order to truly take advantage of retirement, take these six things into consideration during the retirement planning process.
  4. Youth and Roth IRA Equals a Solid Retirement Plan

    Educating yourself on retirement savings opportunities at the start of your career can have a huge impact on your personal ...
  5. 10 Things to Do Before Retirement

    Preparing for retirement isn't all about finances. Some steps to get you there will be more subjective, and more fun.
  6. What to Do to Prepare for Retirement

    Here is a retirement checklist that offers many things to think about, from ten years before retirement to just after yours ...
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