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Saving Success Story

The first $100,000 is always the hardest $100,000 to save. Here’s how Marie and Ed Peters have almost accomplished that while still in their 20s.

TIAA-CREF vs J.P. Morgan Target Date Funds

Target date funds are a great investment for Individual Retirement Accounts and 401(k) plans. But which one to pick? Here’s how we evaluated a couple of big funds aimed at savers in their mid- to late-30s. Fees turned out to be the deciding factor — as they often are.

Vanguard vs T. Rowe Price Target Date Funds

Vanguard and T. Rowe Price offer two of the most respected target date funds around. But which one is the best if you have to choose for your retirement fund?

Top 7 Things to Know about Working after Retirement

So you plan to do a little work after you retire?  Nothing strenuous, mind you, just something part-time to help your savings last longer. Or per…

4 Tips for Parents of Adult Children Living at Home

You’ll want to lend a hand if your child asks to move back in. But doing so without some ground rules could lead to problems for both of you.

Roth IRA Limitations

The Limitations of a Roth IRA New data confirm that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAS) can be quite useful, but not in the way you might suspe…