Here are some common-sense notions to keep in mind when it seems like the sky is falling on your golden years.
The stock market -- or bonds or a money market -- cannot make your future secure unless you have money in them. So start saving.
Borrowing from your 401k or taking a hardship withdrawal will come with consequences.
Parents are still saving, but some are struggling and some are using retirement accounts, not the best choice.
For years, employees have been in the dark about the fees they pay to invest in 401k's. The Department of Labor has finally agreed to turn on the lights.
If Mom and Dad's estate isn't large enough to cover their debts, will the kids have to pay?
The younger you are, the better a deal it may be to convert in 2010.
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Longtime market bull Jeremy Siegel says investors could realize the market is behind the curve on interest rates.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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