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Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris want to erase student debt and reform healthcare by taxing Wall Street. But a new study shows college and retirement ...

"The real burden gets placed on the savings community," Kirsten Wegner, CEO of the Modern Markets Initiative, told Markets Insider.
Many younger American workers want to retire around age 65.

How much money you need to retire at 65 and live on investment income alone till 90

Less than half of US workers have 401(k)s or IRAs for retirement savings. Of the older Americans who do, the median balance is only $88,000.
Early retirement is having a major moment.

How much money you need to retire at every age and comfortably live on investment income

To retire early and live on investment income, you'll need millions. Here's how much you need if your target annual income is $100,000 or $65,000.

7 surprising expenses people don’t expect when they retire, according to experts

Retirees often face surprising expenses that they didn't expect — or know they should have considered before retiring.
Healthcare may be one of the biggest costs retirees face.

An easily overlooked investment account can give retirement savings a huge boost — if it’s used the right way

A health savings account (HSA) can help you build up a cash cushion to pay for health expenses in retirement not covered by traditional Medicare.

It could take up to 6 years for all the money in your office retirement account to actually be yours

Every 401(k) plan has a vesting schedule, which tells the employee how much of the employer's contributions they own at any given point.
Employees over 50 can contribute a lot more to their 401(k) plan than younger employees.

3 ways your office 401(k) gives you more money than you realize

About 55 million Americans save for retirement in a 401(k). Automatic salary deferrals can drastically reduce an employee's taxable income.
Building wealth takes time.

A man whose net worth is approaching $1 million credits most of that wealth to a habit he started a decade ago

J. Money, of Budgets Are Sexy, credits much of his wealth to maxing out retirement savings accounts every year for nearly a decade.
Brian Face,CFP, CRPC, weighed in on the best way to start saving for retirement.

A financial planner says the best way to save for retirement depends on your answers to 2 questions

The best way to save for retirement isn't necessarily the same for everyone. We spoke with a CFP to get some advice about the best ways to start.