Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:31 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Nearly a quarter of workers offered a 401(k) plan in 2013 didn’t save any money. Plan sponsors think confusion about saving and investing could be to blame.

Wednesday, July 02, 2014 11:41 am
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Retirement savers can now buy annuities in tax-deferred accounts without worrying about RMDs.

Monday, April 21, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Should your employer’s 401(k) plan let you invest in exchange-traded funds, or ETFs?

Thursday, February 13, 2014 1:30 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

Steady savings and good returns push 401(k) balances to record highs.

Saturday, May 25, 2013 6:05 am
By Barbara Whelehan ·

How are 401(k) investors doing? We’re doing the best we can, given the circumstances.

Friday, July 13, 2012 5:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College came out with a dismal status report of the 401(k) plan.

Friday, February 03, 2012 5:01 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

401(k) fee disclosures have been delayed once again. A couple of years ago, we were promised that by January of 2012, we would be told how much our 401(k) plans cost. Then last July, the Department of Labor issued a final regulation, postponing the effective date for 401(k) fee disclosure to April 1 of 2012