For those of us in our 20s, managing our finances is stressful enough, and saving for retirement can seem impossible. But you CAN make it happen — here's how.
by: Meg Favreau | channel: Retirement
Depending on your situation and your goals, opting out of your 401(k) plan can be a smart financial decision.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Investment, Retirement
With dozens of account types available, retirement planning can seem overwhelming. Read this to better understand your choices.
by: Julie Rains | channel: Retirement
Today, we found many great articles relating to retirement!
by: Ashley Jacobs | channel: Retirement
We're told again and again that feeding a 401(k) guarantees a sturdy retirement. But is that really your best savings option?
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Retirement
It can be hard to save money for a rainy day...or rainy years. Learn why you should, and why thinking about it as a gift can help.
by: Aaron Crowe | channel: Personal Finance
Starting a new job? Great! Just remember to make these key moves to keep your finances in order.
by: David Ning | channel: Personal Finance
Help get your 2012 tax year off to a good start by taking a few simple tax and finance steps.
by: Barbara Weltman | channel: Small Business Resource Center
Want to start your dream business but don't have the funds? There's a way to tap your 401(k) without the normal early withdrawal penalties.
by: Darwins Money | channel: Entrepreneurship, Extra Income, Retirement
Boost your retirement savings while reducing your tax liability by taking advantage of these retirement planning strategies.
Retirement planning may not be high on every entrepreneur's to-do list, but it should be.
by: Thursday Bram | channel: Small Business Resource Center
From hiring your children to changing your accounting methods, make these changes in 2011 to ensure you pay fewer taxes in 2012.
by: Barbara Weltman | channel: Entrepreneurship, Small Business Resource Center, Taxes
More aggressive and less conventional than typical retirement plans, guerrilla retirement goes beyond the 401(k). Here's how to prepare for your own guerrilla retirement.
by: Kentin Waits | channel: Life Hacks, Retirement
If you quit checking your 401(k) balance last year, because the market crash made it too depressing, now might be a good time to take a fresh look. It'll still be well down from t
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Retirement
Your IRA and 401(k) (or 403(b) if you work for a non-profit) are great tools for deferring taxes, and have other advantages as well. But because they're labeled "retirement" accou
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance
Everybody knows that retirement accounts like 401(k)s and IRAs offer great tax advantages (and once upon a time--and maybe again someday--a corporate match). But people who have p
Don't get confused by the way your money's divided up. It might be split up into IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 529 plans, and annuities. Separately from that, it might be invested in d
If there are two pieces of financial advice that get hammered more often than any others, they're "Get out of debt" and "Put enough in your 401(k) to get any corporate match." Wi
by: Philip Brewer | channel: Personal Finance, Debt Management
I saw this poster on the window of a store-front brokerage firm office near the grocery store. Although the firm in question has an obvious self-interest in getting you to consoli
The twin advantages of tax deferral and a corporate match make the 401(k) the foundation of most people's savings plan. Putting in enough to get the maximum corporate match is
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