All About 401(k)

In a lawsuit that took eight years to wind its way to the Supreme Court, 401(k) sponsors were essentially told that they need to be more diligent about the fees that mutual funds are charging their employees' 401(k) accounts. This is a promising development for employees because too many workplace retirement savings plans are stuffed with expensive investment choices.

A March Madness Investing Lesson

It’s March, which means millions of Americans are spending or wasting, depending on your point of view, many hours watching and discussing college basketball. It’s tempting to think that this crazy period where loveable underdogs and mighty powerhouses battle for glory on the courts is only about sports. But maybe not.

5 Ways to Simplify Your Financial Life

You’re busy. I’m busy. Aren't we all busy? All our obligations often add up to crazy schedules and not enough down time. There are ways, however, to eliminate some of this busyness by simplifying our financial lives. Here are five tips to get you started:

Are You Ready for Health-Care Costs in Retirement

Are you prepared to cover the cost of retiree healthcare? Many Americans aren't. According to Fidelity Investments’ projections, a 65-year-old couple retiring now would require $220,000 in today’s dollars to cover their health-care needs in retirement. Because of the considerable cost, it’s important that Americans approaching the retirement milestone understand what their options are.