Elevate your Bankrate experience
Get insider access to our best financial tools and content
Get the latest information on individual retirement accounts, 401(k) plans and other retirement strategies.
The money from your employer match may be required to vest, potentially for years, before it becomes entirely yours.
Estate planning is the process of arranging who will receive your assets when you die.
Not all retirement plans are equal. Find out the ones that work best for you.
Here’s what you need to know about fixed annuities, their drawbacks and who should consider buying them.
5 min read
4 min read
3 min read
6 min read
7 min read
6 min read
2 min read
Borrowing from your 401(k) is risky, but may be worth it depending on your situation.
Start stashing cash while you’re young and you’ll be richly rewarded down the road.
Don’t let big expenses like a child’s college tuition thwart your savings goals.
You may have a lot to juggle in your 30s, but saving should remain a priority.
Heading back to work after retiring might hit your benefits check.
Members of the Financial Independence, Retire Early community should prepare now.
For many, working one day and then never again is not how the story goes.
When I turned 30, I told myself, I’d get serious about putting some things in motion so that I’d be financially secure later in life, after age 65.
Benefits would be enhanced under the proposal and the rich would pay more.
There’s good and bad news about future retirement income for younger Americans.