A Qualified Domestic Relations Order is an order that needs to be included in a divorce settlement agreement to provide former spouses their share of Erisa-qualified retirement assets.
As the oldest baby boomers turn 70 this year be sure to add RMD’s to your retirement vocabulary.
Understanding the rules for divorced spouse benefits could mean thousands of dollars in additional income each year.
As major U.S. stock exchanges are experiencing significant losses thus for in 2016, Fidelity Investments reports that 55% of Americans don’t have enough money saved to cover their basic needs in retirement.
When couples are several years apart in age and one spouse wants to retire earlier than the other, retirement can be a tricky transition.
What is one of the biggest fears gripping today’s retirees? Paying for health care in retirement. According to an annual survey conducted by Nationwide, 63 percent of affluent pre-retirees are 'terrified' over what health-care costs will do to their plans for retirement.
Doing some advance work before the end of the year can save you money when tax time arrives. Consider the following ways that you may be able to save.
Is saving for retirement stressing you out? These tips can make building a nest egg a more fulfilling and enjoyable experience.
By planning ahead, before the end of the year, you can save yourself money come tax time.
Even if you expect to see your income rise in a few years, there are moves you can make to save and stretch your small income right now. For one, you can...
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which authorized an overhaul of the retirement system, is a big deal the military retirement program has largely remained unchanged much since World War II.
Saving for retirement can be difficult, especially when you're not planning to quit working for another few decades. Certain retirement planning mistakes...
It's easy to set up your investments accounts and forget about them. It might be time to review your accounts, however, if you're losing your returns to...
A new law allows you to convert your traditional 401(k) or 403(b) to a Roth-type account.
Why not leave your 401(k) money with your former employer? Here are 2 reasons.
A government-backed individual retirement account announced nearly two years ago by President Barack Obama is now available across the country, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, and it removes several barriers that keep millions of people from saving for their retirement.
New data from investment management firm BlackRock shows that Millennials are very engaged with their finances, but are still cautious after the recession.
Putting money in a tax-advantaged retirement savings plan is the best way to create a nest egg that will make your retirement comfortable.
Is dollar cost averaging right for you? Learn about this conservative investment strategy that reduces risk.
When it comes to retirement savings, when you start to save may have a bigger impact on your bottom line than you think. A study conducted by Wells Fargo revealed some very surprising information about people right on the brink of packing it in.