If your employer doesn't offer a retirement savings plan, a new federal program and emerging state programs offer an alternative.
The retirement age has been going up around the world. An economics professor discusses how U.S. retirement compares.
Carolyn Colvin discusses the Social Security system and what's needed to ensure it's still around when future generations retire.
Each presidential candidate has laid out a plan to reform the Social Security retirement system to keep it solvent.
When Bessie Lyman retired years ago, she had a pension and substantial savings. It's a different story for her 61-year-old daughter.
In part two of our week-long series, we speak with a certified financial planner and one of her clients, who is 28 years old.
Our retirement series begins with a look at Social Security and how people can be better prepared.