Articles in Retirement


What Millennials can Teach their Parents about Retirement

Next time you are seated between a Baby Boomer and a Millennial ask them when they last reviewed their 401(k) statement. One will likely say "this morning" and the other will pause for... Read >>


Forecast: Partly Cloudy with a Strong Chance of Longer Retirement

Earlier today, BlackRock released results from our second annual Global Investor Pulse survey .  We asked more than 27,000 investors across 20 countries to see how they were feeling on a range... Read >>


New Path to a Tax-Free Roth Conversion

Can after tax money in a traditional 401(k) be moved directly to a Roth IRA tax free? For years, IRS guidance left the answer murky, causing financial advisers to offer conflicting advice. Now the... Read >>

Market Intelligence Center

The pros and cons of non-qualified deferred compensation

Retirement savings options have expanded dramatically over the last four decades.  Defined contribution plans such as 401ks have progressively become the primary source of private sector savings... Read >>


10 Critical Questions Near-Retirees Are Asking About Their Money

It is, quite literally, the million dollar question facing soon to be retirees in their fifties and sixties How should they manage their nest eggs to ensure adequate income through decades of... Read >>


12 Smart Ways to Spend Your Social Security COLA

Retirees, if you haven't already heard the good news, you'll be getting more from Social Security next year. Beneficiaries will receive a 1.7% cost of living adjustment in 2015, boosting the... Read >>


Why Retirement Income Now Costs More

"And now for a financial update For the year ending September 30, the cost of future lifetime retirement income has outpaced increases in retirement savings balances. That's left many pre... Read >>


7 Retirement Investing Mistakes

By Sheyna Steiner for Few investors, if any, sail through life without making mistakes, but when it comes to retirement investing, serious missteps can cost you. For instance,... Read >>

Jim Cahn

Why Cash May Not Be As Safe As You Think

Are you one of the millions of investors holding larger than normal amounts of cash for safety? If you are, you likely don’t have the right facts about cash or the markets. Keeping the bulk of... Read >>


8 Things You Didn't Know About Saving for Retirement

You save diligently for retirement, and you're eager to contribute even more. But sometimes the rules for IRAs, 401(k)s and other tax advantaged retirement savings plans can hold you back. You may... Read >>

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