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If You Want Your 401K to Grow, Stop Doing These 6 Things

These easy to make mistakes can hurt your 401(k) — and ultimately your retirement. Are you doing any of these things?

12 Things You Didn't Know About Retirement

Everyone knows the basics about retirement, but there are still some surprises hidden in the complexity. Test your retirement knowledge!

This Is Why You Can't Postpone Planning for Your Retirement (And How to Start)

Only one person is responsible for your retirement plan — you. Find out how you can take charge with these simple steps.

This Is When You Should Borrow From Your Retirement Account

The usual advice is to never, ever borrow from a retirement account. Here are a couple of scenarios when it might be a good idea.

4 Reasons Why You Must Open a Roth IRA Before April 15

One quirk of the tax law is that any contributions to a Roth IRA before April 15 count against last year's limits. Here are four good reasons to open one now.

Discover Bank Review: You Know the Card, but What About the Bank?

With competitive rates and all the familiar online banking products and features, Discover Bank is worth considering for your banking needs.

How to Set Up an IRA to Build Wealth

Want to become a millionaire? All you have to do is invest $11 a day in an IRA for 40 years. Learn how to set yours up.

Best Money Tips: The Retirement Edition

Today, we found many great articles relating to retirement!

Ask the Readers: Have You Ever Heard of IRAs or Roth IRAs?

Tell us if you have heard of an IRA or a Roth IRA and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Zen and the Art of Hiding Money

Saving money can require a change in both your outlook and your techniques. Here's how to get zen about money and force yourself to save.

Ask The Readers: When Did You Start Saving For Retirement?

Tell us when you started saving for retirement and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

5 Things to Know about Cash Balance Plans

For small businesses looking to attract and reward talented employees, Cash Benefit Plans can be an attractive addition to the familiar 401(k).

4 Reasons Why a Roth IRA May be Better Than Your 401(k)

Which is better, a Roth IRA or 401(k)? A mix of both may be your best option - here's why.

Planning an Entrepreneur's Retirement

Retirement planning may not be high on every entrepreneur's to-do list, but it should be.

3 Easy Steps to Take for a Better 401k

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.

Clever Tax Move for the Un- and Under-Employed

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

Optimize Your IRA and 401(k)

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

Retirement accounts and money to spend

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

Retirement for Stay-at-Home Parents

Many families make a sacrifice by having one parent stay at home to raise their children. If the stay-at-home parent remains at home and unemployed for the majority of his or her

The "one big lump" theory of your money

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