Pension plans and other defined-benefit plans have been going by the wayside in favor of defined-contribution plans such as 401(k)s and IRAs. Learn why and what you can do.
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Target date funds can help you match your portfolio needs to different investment horizons, but it can be a one-size-fits-all strategy. Some investors choose a managed investment strategy as an alternative. Find out more here.
If you're thinking of borrowing from your 401k to fund a large purchase like a home, consider the 401k loan rules, pros, and cons carefully.
Life has a way of happening, and investors should consider life changes as a time to assess retirement portfolios and long-term goals.
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How millennial parents are raising kids with help from both parents, or other support networks.
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Our chief market strategist breaks down the day's top business stories and offers insight on how they might impact your trading and investing.
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A TD Ameritrade survey finds Gen X is more worried about retirement savings than boomers or millennials. This “sandwich generation” may have more than retirem
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