Retirement

Work-Life Balance

One of the World's Richest Men Wants a Three-Day Workweek

Speaking at a business conference in Paraguay, Mexican telecommunications billionaire Carlos Slim called for a 'radical overhaul' of the traditional workweek paradigm.
Lifestyle

Private Island Sells at $38 Million Discount

Innocence Island in the Bahamas was scooped up for a cool $17 million at auction, though its asking price had been $55 million.
Fred Wilson

Inside the Mind of Big-Time Investor Fred Wilson

In this question-and-answer interview, Wilson discusses retirement, Tumblr's exit and getting over a difficult year.
Leadership

Retire? Not in a Million Years.

I used to dream of living in a tropical paradise searching for the perfect Mai Tai. Not anymore...and I couldn't be happier.
Retirement

What Happens to Your Business If You Die?

What happens when you want to retire and stop running your business? Here are a few tidbits of advice on how to keep your company growing, even when you are no longer the boss.
Retirement

The Psychology of Saving for Retirement

Researchers and economists look at what motivates and deters people from saving for retirement.
Success Stories

I Had Been Fired and Evicted, and Still Retired at 27

The young founder of a real-estate firm describes how he made his first million.
Leadership

Why Derek Jeter Is So Admired

The Yankee captain is calling it quits. Business leaders can learn a lot from the way he played the game.
Growth Strategies

Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action

In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama mentioned a new savings account for employees called 'myRA.'
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Succeed as a Post-Retirement Entrepreneur

Studies show older entrepreneurs often have more success than their younger counterparts. But you have to approach entrepreneurship with the right strategies.
Growth Strategies

6 Myths About Retirement We Need to Retire

What you should know about your finances, 401(k), long-term care and more.
Starting a Business

Boomers Turn to Entrepreneurship as New Retirement Strategy

Many workers ages 45 to 74 plan to start a business in later life, finds a new AARP survey.
Growth Strategies

Billionaire Carlos Slim: Why 60 Is the New 30

The mega-rich telecom entrepreneur says knowledge workers enter their prime in their 60s.
Finance

Small-Business Owners, Employees Save More for Retirement Than Before Recession

Average balances in small-business retirement plans increased by 20 percent between 2007 and 2012, according to a study from Fidelity Investments.
Finance

We Need Smarter Business-Owner Retirement Plans, Not More (Opinion)

Small-business owners' optimism often hinders their retirement planning. Behavioral economics has some ideas about what it would take to get you to plan for your golden years.