The last 401k guide you'll ever need
Save early and often
How much you save matters far more than what you choose to invest in. See how ramping up your plan dramatically changes the retirement equation. (more)
Spread your money around
You don't need to have the stock-picking skills of Warren Buffett to build a nest egg. Here's how to allocate your portfolio in a way that can get you most of the way there. (more)
Limit company stock
Remember Enron? You already count on your employer for your paycheck don't count on it for your portfolio gains as well. We tell you the acceptable amount. (more)
Check in just once a year
Surprise: Your 401(k) is one place where you don't want to do much work. Tinker too much and you could end up doing more harm than good. (more)
Keep your hands off
A lot of people mess up when it's time to switch jobs. Here are your options. (more)
New rules will soon allow many more retirement savers to have a Roth IRA. Money Magazine's advice is go for it. (more)
Puzzled about what to do now that you've signed up for your 401(k) plan? Our expert has some answers. (more)
Walter Updegrave One option gives flexibility, the other peace of mind. But you can have it both ways. (more)
Tell us how much you have, how long you will save and at what rate, and find out what your nest egg will grow to. (more)
See how savings rates and investment returns affect when your nest egg hits 7 figures. (more)
The picks from the editors of MONEY Magazine can fill in all gaps in your portfolio. (more)

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Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2018 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2018. All rights reserved. Chicago Mercantile Association: Certain market data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. All rights reserved. Dow Jones: The Dow Jones branded indices are proprietary to and are calculated, distributed and marketed by DJI Opco, a subsidiary of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use to S&P Opco, LLC and CNN. Standard & Poor's and S&P are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC and Dow Jones is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC. All content of the Dow Jones branded indices © S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC 2018 and/or its affiliates.