Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, August 04, 2015 5:04 pm
By Sheyna Steiner ·

Americans are shoveling more into 401(k)s now than ever before but some people may be keeping too much in equities, Fidelity Investments reported last week.

Monday, September 08, 2014 6:00 am
By Dr. Don Taylor ·

Target-date funds are mutual funds — and now exchange-traded funds, too — that invest in a combination of stocks, bonds and cash equivalents.

Friday, February 24, 2012 6:00 pm
By Barbara Whelehan ·

Nine out of 10 investors in target date funds would like their investments to provide stronger protection against market losses in the years nearing and in retirement, according to a new study by ING Investment Management. That’s understandable. People don’t want to lose a lot of money just as they need to tap it for

Tuesday, March 01, 2011 2:48 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps ·

The Government Accountability Office took aim at two retirement planning tools during the past week. In two separate reports, it said: Beware of administrators pushing funds. Anyone who has a 401(k) should be cautious if the investment firm running the plan offers “education,” because this kind of advice could be little more than a sales