Personal Finance & Credit/Investing & Retirement/Roth & Traditional IRAs

  • How 50-somethings should plan for retirement

      

    Odds are, if you are in your 50s, you have thought about retirement at one time or another. Regardless of whether this is your final decade of working for the man — or being the...

  • Investment Guide: Advanced Investors

      

    There's good news for the advanced investor. The price war between Fidelity, Vanguard and Charles Schwab is continually heating up. In the latest move, Fidelity has cut prices on more than...

  • 7 simple investing strategies that will help you in the long run

      

    We as a country can't continue to pay for the Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid obligations that we've promised our citizens. The math simply isn't going to work, especially as we...

  • How much to save each month to have $1 million in retirement

      

    Years ago, Clark popped up a chart on his website that showed how a 15-year-old teenager could save just $2,000 a year for 7 years. And then, never saving another penny again, the money would grow...

  • Best discount investment brokers

      

    Don't let your hard-earned money that you invest get eaten up with fees! Check out this list of the best discount investment brokers. Read more: Clark's investment guide Top discount...

  • How much money do I need to retire?

      

    How much do you really need to save for retirement? The question (and figuring out the answer) can be daunting, ambiguous and difficult to grasp -- especially since no one knows the...

  • 12 cheap places to retire that offer great quality of life

      

    When it comes to retirement, you want to live in a place where you'll enjoy a great quality of life and where your money will stretch the furthest. Kiplinger has crunched the numbers the...

  • #1 overlooked thing that gives you $80,000 more in retirement!

      

    Want to make more money over time in your investments? Then you've got to pay attention to this one key data point in your portfolio. Read more: 6 positive attitudes that self-made...

  • 3 steps to saving more money – starting today

      

    Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Here are 3 things to help you start saving more

  • Retirees share regrets and advice about saving money

      

    If you or someone you love is just starting out in the workplace, retirement is probably the last thing that comes to mind. But as Clark says all the time, it’s important to save early and...

  • 10 tips to become debt-free as quickly as possible

      

    Do you have outstanding debt hanging over your head?  Whether it's student loans, credit cards debt, car payments or any other type of debt, it's costing you...

  • Apps to start investing from your smartphone

      

    Banks have been offering ways to help consumers save a few bucks here and there with automated savings programs for years. But there's now a way for you to take your spare-change savings...

  • How much of your gross annual salary should you save each year?

      

    A lot of people get a later start in life when it comes to saving. It's human nature that most people don't even think about it until they turn 40. But if you're starting that late,...

  • This mistake costs the average family $94,000 in retirement

      

    The idea of adequate retirement planning can mean different things to different people -- especially when you consider lifestyle expectations. But while there isn't necessarily a...

  • Investment Guide

      

    Investing can seem so complicated that some just shut down and do nothing -- or hire a salesperson to guide them. This guide helps cut through the confusion, no matter what your investment...