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Articles About 401(k)
April 18, 2016
3 Times When it’s Better to Save Than Invest
Savings accounts are known for having pitiful returns, but sometimes it's still smarter to choose saving over investing.
March 28, 2016
Retirement Planning: The Tax Credit Savers Don’t Know About
It’s not enough to simply save money for retirement. You need to learn the various tax strategies that help you get the most bang for your buck.
March 16, 2016
7 Ways to Make Money Outside of the Stock Market
The stock market isn't the only option for making worthwhile investments, and since the recession, alternative investments are on the rise.
February 22, 2016
3 Dumb Reasons Not to Save for Retirement in Your 20s
Roughly 25% of people between the ages of 20 and 37 say they plan to fund their post-working years with a lotto jackpot or other financial windfall.
February 08, 2016
3 Things Young Adults Need to Know About Building Wealth
As a nation, we consistently flunk the understanding of basic financial concepts.
November 05, 2015
Millennials Have Better Financial Habits Than Baby Boomers
You can learn a thing or two from millennials when it comes to managing money.
June 29, 2015
How Long Should You Keep Important Financial Documents?
Are you tired of the ever-increasing volume of financial documents, but not sure what you can toss?
June 14, 2015
New Job? 7 Questions You Must Ask About Your Retirement Plan
Whether it’s putting off enrolling in the plan or picking investments at random, an uninformed approach to retirement planning won't yield great results.
June 08, 2015
Most Americans Will Be Broke in Retirement: Could This Help?
Most people don’t do a good job of saving for retirement when left to their own devices.
June 01, 2015
5 Signs You Rely Too Much on Social Security for Retirement
Social Security is a financial lifeline that can only rescue so many Americans.
May 24, 2015
5 Poor Excuses People Have for Not Saving for Retirement
Here are the five biggest things people said were standing in the way of saving more, as well as some ways to overcome those obstacles.
May 23, 2015
To Retire, I Need How Much?
No set money number applies to everyone’s retirement.
May 23, 2015
Social Security Is a Lifeline to Retirees: Will it Save You?
Social Security is no longer just a safety net for Americans in dire need of extra money in their twilight years.
May 23, 2015
Millions of Americans Say ‘No’ to Free Money For Retirement
Millions of Americans are essentially saying “no” extra cash by not taking full advantage of employer matching contributions to their retirement accounts.
May 19, 2015
5 Easy Ways to Save Enough Money for Retirement
Boosting retirement savings seems difficult if you can't earn more money or dramatically cut your budget. But those aren’t the only ways to save more.
May 17, 2015
Your Post-Divorce To-Do List
Divorce in itself can be a lengthy process, but that's often just the beginning. Here's other things to think about following your official divorce proceedings.
May 16, 2015
Reality Check: What Does Retirement Mean to You?
The cliche retirement picture paints a graying couple sitting on a beach somewhere without a care in the world.
May 08, 2015
Is Retirement Just a Pipe Dream for the Middle Class?
The once indispensable middle class is losing grip of its retirement dreams.
April 26, 2015
6 Money Rules All Single Women Should Live By
Women are already at a disadvantage when it comes to saving for retirement. Single women are in an even worse spot.
March 29, 2015
Which Age Group Is Worst at Saving for Retirement?
Each generation has its own challenges associated with our constantly changing world, but we can all relate to money issues.
March 28, 2015
The Looming Deadline Retirees Don’t Want to Miss
Retirement savers are dropping the ball on withdrawal requirements and are losing money in the process.
March 22, 2015
The Pros and Cons of a Roth 401(k)
Introduced in 2006, the Roth 401(k) is a retirement savings tool that’s gaining popularity.
March 22, 2015
Get Used to Your Boss Helping You Prepare for Retirement
Most of us need all the help we can get when it comes to retirement planning.
March 07, 2015
The Retirement Secret Nobody is Talking About
If it takes money to make money, then it takes patience to build wealth for retirement.
February 08, 2015
5 Retirement Questions Every American Should Answer
How informed are you? Answer these questions to determine your retirement IQ.
February 07, 2015
5 Best Ways for Companies to Improve 401(k) Plans
More responsibility is being placed on Americans to save for their own retirements.
January 31, 2015
Here’s How 401(k) Plans Can Cut Your Tax Bill
Beyond empowering you to make perhaps the first most important financial decision in your life, 401(k) contributions are made pre-tax. Therefore, you only pay taxes on your after-contribution income.
January 30, 2015
10 Rights You Should Have as a Taxpayer
The Taxpayer Advocate has been pushing for a straightforward, thematic bill of rights, similar to the one amended to the U.S. Constitution.
January 24, 2015
3 Good Reasons to Open a Roth IRA
It can sometimes be hard to know when to open a Roth IRA or a traditional IRA. Here's an overview of some of the strengths of a Roth IRA.
January 19, 2015
Changing Jobs? Don’t Let Your 401(k) Give You a Headache
In an ideal world, you’d have a great job with a 401(k) plan and you’d keep both the job and the 401(k) until you retire. However, we don’t live in that ideal world.