Personal Finance Blog By MoneyRates - Retirement

Workers plan to stay on the job until they're 80

December 2, 2011

A new study finds many Americans simply haven't saved enough to retire comfortably at 65.

Survey highlights financial worries for American workers

November 29, 2011

Among the sexes, women are more worried about monthly bills while men struggle with retirement savings.

J.P. Morgan plan simplifies 401(k) options

November 25, 2011

The new choices aim to reduce confusion and redundancy among 401(k) investment options.

Why automatic 401(k) enrollments fall short

October 18, 2011

Automatic enrollment increases the number of savers, and that's good. But there needs to be more incentives to save more over time and put the money in the right investments.

Retirement accounts grow despite economic pessimism

October 6, 2011

401(k) contributions increasing even as consumers continue to hold a dim view of the U.S. economy.

Healthy lifestyles need healthy savings accounts

August 29, 2011

Good health has many benefits, but it can also put more of a strain on your retirement savings.

Exchange-traded funds showing up in 401(k) offerings

June 28, 2011

The low-fee funds are easy to buy and sell and track major market indexes. What do you need to know about EFTs?

Baby boomers fearful, indecisive about retirement

May 26, 2011

Many need financial advice for retirement but are leery of seeking it out.

SEAL Act aims to restore funds leaking from 401(k) accounts

May 25, 2011

Bill would restrict loans but make them easier to pay back if you lose your job.

4 easy ways to fund your retirement

May 20, 2011

Extending your career or starting a business could help make retirement more comfortable--and active.

Older entries »