Borrow money from your IRA, penalty-free? It's possible in these seven scenarios!
Reach your retirement savings cap? There are still plenty of savvy ways to avoid a big tax bill after maxing out your IRA and 401K!
Sure, retirement savings is best started early — but better late than never. Here's how to start saving past 30.
Retire your fears of outliving your savings. Here's how to guarantee income in your golden years.
The Federal Reserve says nearly 20% of Americans almost ready for retirement have no retirement savings. None. Gulp.
The self-employed aren't saving enough for retirement. Are you one of them? Time to start a SEP-IRA.
Work doesn't offer a 401K plan — now what? Get proactive and create a retirement plan for yourself.
New rules will make it easier to monitor fees charged by your 401(k) account administrator. Here's how to avoid paying many of them.
Investing can be one of the most intimidating parts of personal finance. But if you follow these five steps, you'll be on your way to smart, sound investing.
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Which is better, a Roth IRA or 401(k)? A mix of both may be your best option - here's why.
The year isn't over yet, but it's not too early to think about setting up a qualified retirement plan for 2011.
Saving is nothing more than delayed gratification in action, but trying to defeat our desires for instant gratification outright is often a dead-end endeavor. It's easier if you en
Everyone should know the basics of asset allocation by now, or so you thought. Here's three other things you can do to help your 401k.
There are a lot of people who used to have a good-paying job but who have been unemployed or underemployed for more than a year. If you're one of those people, here's a clever tax
Getting fired is never easy. But being prepared can be the difference between walking out of HR's office with nothing and getting a nice chunk of money to help you in the future. H
The secret to saving enough for retirement is simple. Start early and increase the amount you save over time. For many people the hardest step on the journey is that first one.
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
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
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
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