Your Social Security Number Now Looks Like a Time Bomb. It Is
The United States has issued about 496 million of the high-risk numbers since 1936.
Your Children Can Spare You Time and Money in a Nursing Home
Having more than three children, and daughters, is good for reducing long-term care costs, RAND researchers find.
Retirement Plan Fees Level Out. How Does Your 401(k) Compare?
A new survey looks at trends in fees and investment options — and shows there’s lots of room for improvement.
How Far Does $1 Million Go in Retirement?
From Mississippi to California to Hawaii, here’s the purchasing power, state by state.
How to Fix Social Security: Alicia Munnell
A retirement policy guru talks about the stark options Americans face.
Millennials Are Helping America Save More Money
After almost a decade, Americans may finally be turning the corner on saving money.
America’s Health Care Crisis Is a Gold Mine for Crowdfunding
Appeals for care that will solve an unusual, dramatic problem tend to be the most successful.
Investors Are Killing It With 401(k)s on Autopilot: Fidelity
'Auto-escalation' nudges employee contribution rates up one percentage point a year; average balance hits record $95,500.
Two in five Americans say they’ll need $1 million to retire
Only 41 percent of workers have even tried to figure out how much they need in savings to retire comfortably.
Two in Five Americans Say They’ll Need $1M to Retire
A new survey finds our expectations at odds with the financial reality of today’s retirees.