Single Parents Choose College Savings Over Retirement
Single parents face "tremendous pressure" to balance college and retirement savings, Allianz says.
Most IRA Investors Withdraw the Bare Minimum: EBRI
Why? Taxes are a big driver of keeping withdrawals small, IRA expert Ed Slott says.
Better Benchmarks Through Behavioral Finance?
New understanding of behavioral finance means many one-size-fits-all benchmarks are outdated, Natixis and MIT researchers say.
Older Workers More Anxious Than Retirees About Financial Future
Despite having significant nest eggs, pre-retirees are more likely to fear financial struggles in retirement than those already retired, T. Rowe Price found.
‘Robin Hood’ of Fees Takes Aim at 401(k)s
Clients worried about hidden fees in retirement accounts might want to investigate FeeX, a service that helps users understand what they're paying.
401(k) Savers Who Stuck Out Financial Crisis Reaping Rewards
Consistent savers in 401(k)s from 2007 to 2012 saw an average 6.8% growth rate despite the market crash of 2008, ICI and EBRI found.
Top Ways College Is Paid For: Sallie Mae
More American families are reaching into their pockets to pay college tuition and borrowing less, according to a just-released study by Sallie Mae.
Volatility Tops Investor, Advisor Concerns
A pair of recent surveys show market volatility is top-of-mind — perhaps a bit misplaced.
Cruising Through Retirement on Less Than $18,000 a Year
Retiring on a boat provides adventure, a community of likeminded expats and access to essential needs, all at prices retirees can afford, International Living says.
Americans Feeling Grim About Their Financial Future
Don’t tell working Americans they’re in the midst of an economic recovery. A Harris poll found some gloomy results.