Liz Weston: Companies Are Also Flunking Retirement Planning

Plenty has been written about American workers' failure to plan adequately for retirement. Their employers seem to be doing an even worse job. Only 1 in 10 large employers offers...

Two Bills To Boost Retirement Savings For Americans Re-Introduced In 116th...

Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA) this week announced the introduction of two bills that, if enacted, would greatly enhance the ability of Americans to save for their retirement. Kelly introduced...

Are You Financially Vulnerable? Here Are 10 Ways To Check, Including...

You probably don't live in poverty, you probably have a job, maybe a savings account and even a 401(k) retirement plan at work. But could you survive a shock such...

Don’t Let the Fear of Spending Spoil Your Retirement

If you have done any research on retirement, you have likely read that the No. 1 concern for retirees is that they will outlive their money. This is a valid...

Social Security Scams Are a Growing Threat to Retirees

One Friday afternoon in February 2018, Ward Waltman came home to a voice mail that sounded suspicious. A woman claiming to be from the Social Security Administration left a...

San Diego Getting Praise From Credit Agency For New Pension Policies

Moody's Investors Service, one of the nation's "big three" credit rating agencies, is praising San Diego's pension system for adopting new policies to accelerate paying off its $2.76 billion...

These 4 Rules That Can Help Determine If Your Retirement Planning...

Perhaps the most daunting financial challenge most people face is estimating how much money they will need in retirement. It's a difficult task because there are so many moving...

What to Do with All Those Old 401(k)s and IRAs

By age 50, baby boomers have held an average of 12 different jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In many cases, they may have several company retirement...

Your 401(k) Can Help Those in Need After You’ve Retired

I often speak with clients who have given generously to charities and other nonprofits during their working years who want to continue helping those in need once they leave...

14 States That Won’t Tax Your Pension

Congratulations if you're one of the lucky few who still have a traditional pension (a.k.a., a defined benefit plan). But once you've retired, remember that Uncle Sam generally taxes...

Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Turns 25

Twenty-five years ago, Kiplinger's Retirement Report launched to help readers enjoy a richer retirement. Our first issue, published in February 1994, offered guidance on timely issues of the day,...

6 Ways Retirement Has Changed Over the Past 25 Years

Twenty-five years ago, Kiplinger's Retirement Report launched to help readers enjoy a richer retirement. Our first issue, published in February 1994, offered guidance on timely issues of the day,...