Financial Planning

4 alternatives for when your 401(k) doesn't cut it

Feb 13, 2018

If you hate your company's 401(k) plan, use these four alternatives to keep your retirement savings on track

Liz Weston: You're married, but your assets don't have to be

Feb 12, 2018

You may not need a prenuptial agreement with your significant other, but consider how you can protect your money if something goes wrong

More Americans hold stocks, for better or for worse

Feb 7, 2018

A plunge in stock prices always stings, but this one dug deeper because more of the country is participating in the market, with all its ups and downs, particularly older Americans

You can do your own estate plan, but should you?

Feb 5, 2018

Consider estate planning options between doing it on your own and hiring a lawyer

On a better savings course: US retirement score rises

Jan 31, 2018

The typical saver is on track to have 80 percent of the income that Fidelity says will be needed to pay for retirement

Liz Weston: What good financial advice looks like

Jan 15, 2018

Not all financial advisers are required to put their clients' interest first

Arconic freezing pensions for US workers

Jan 8, 2018

Arconic will freeze pensions for US workers and contribute to 401(k) plan instead

Wrong mutual fund can rob years of retirement income

Dec 28, 2017

Understanding mutual fund share classes - and choosing the correct class - could save you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the long term

Correction: NerdWallet-Investing Checklist story

Dec 18, 2017

Correction: NerdWallet-Investing Checklist story

Liz Weston: How to 'death clean' your finances

Dec 18, 2017

No one likes thinking about death, but it's wise to unclutter and clean up your finances so that you're not leaving a mess for your heirs

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