Retirement

Get the latest information on individual retirement accounts, 401(k) plans and other retirement strategies.

Retirement Basics

Best retirement plans

Not all retirement plans are equal. Find out the ones that work best for you.

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8 retirement investing mistakes

A financially secure retirement won’t just happen to you. Craft a carefully considered plan and stick to it.

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What is a SEP IRA?

The SEP IRA is designed for simplicity — especially if you own your own business.

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  • A star’s retirement plan

    Charles Barkley, Barbara Eden, and other celebs reflect on career longevity and financial planning for retirement.

    1 min read Apr 16, 2007
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  • A star’s retirement plan

    Charles Barkley, Barbara Eden, and other celebs reflect on career longevity and financial planning for retirement.

    1 min read Apr 16, 2007
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  • How the young can get rich

    Young folks have a leg up on older generations when it comes to building wealth. But they will likely have to give up something.

    5 min read Jan 31, 2007
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  • Budget for retiring list

    Crank into high gear saving for retirement with Bankrate’s detailed budgeting work sheet.

    2 min read Jan 08, 2007
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  • 401(k) fundamentals

    America’s most predominant retirement plan enables you to save on a tax favorable basis. It’s an opportunity that everyone should take advantage of.

    3 min read Jan 02, 2007
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