Retirement

  1. Spoil Your Grandkids, Cut Your Tax Bill

    Spoil Your Grandkids, Cut Your Tax Bill

    Helping your grandchildren save for college is a way to spoil them and reap some benefits yourself.
  2. Portfolio Management Tips For Young Investors

    Portfolio Management Tips For Young Investors

    Discover how to start building a portfolio and how to manage it for the best results.
  3. Avoid The Social Security Tax Trap

    Avoid The Social Security Tax Trap

    Government benefits can cost you big money! Know the income thresholds before you file.
  4. Bond ETFs: A Viable Alternative

    Bond ETFs: A Viable Alternative

    Discover the advantages of a security that tracks bond index funds, but trades like a stock.
  5. How To Maximize Returns By Choosing The Self-Directed Option

    How To Maximize Returns By Choosing The Self-Directed Option

    Make sure your 401(k) plan has the self-directed option to ensure that your retirement is as comfortable as possible.
  6. A Brief History Of Exchange-Traded Funds

    A Brief History Of Exchange-Traded Funds

    Learn how ETFs have become the most popular investment vehicle in less than 20 years.
  7. Possible Effects Of An Iran Embargo

    Possible Effects Of An Iran Embargo

    Because of Europe's dependence on Middle East oil, an embargo is likely to not lead to any changes.
  8. Bursting Boomers' Inheritance Dreams

    Bursting Boomers' Inheritance Dreams

    Waiting for a big payload from an aging relative? The chance of cashing in is lower than you think.
  9. The Top 4 Richest Pets

    The Top 4 Richest Pets

    A cat received $13 million dollars when her owner died, but she isn't the richest pet in the world.
  10. Financial Implications Of Retiring Abroad

    Financial Implications Of Retiring Abroad

    Retiring abroad sounds like a dream come true. We tell you what you need to know before that happens.
  11. Tips For Finding The Right IRA

    Tips For Finding The Right IRA

    There are many IRA options available that vary depending on what you want to do with your retirement savings.
  12. Worst IRA Mistakes You Can Make

    Worst IRA Mistakes You Can Make

    Here are some costly mistakes that you should avoid with your individual retirement account.
  13. Reasons To Boost Your 401(k) Contributions

    Reasons To Boost Your 401(k) Contributions

    We look at tax rates, market factors, Social Security and more to see why you should be adding extra to your 401(k).
  14. End Of The Year 401(k) Options

    End Of The Year 401(k) Options

    Now is the perfect time to evaluate your 401(k) plan and see if there are any adjustments that could be made.
  15. An Introduction To Exchange-Traded Grantor Trusts

    An Introduction To Exchange-Traded Grantor Trusts

    These funds offer a very hands-off experience for the low-involvement investor.
  16. How The Wealthy Slash Their Income Tax Bills

    How The Wealthy Slash Their Income Tax Bills

    Many of these tax-minimization strategies can be used by anyone. Find out how you can pay taxes like a millionaire.
  17. What Is An ETF?: An Infographic

    What Is An ETF?: An Infographic

    Sometimes words just aren't enough. Learn about ETFs with this easy-to-understand infographic.
  18. End Of The Year IRA Options

    End Of The Year IRA Options

    What are some improvements you can make to your IRA account for 2012 to make it more profitable?
  19. 401(k) Planning: How Much Should You Be Saving?

    401(k) Planning: How Much Should You Be Saving?

    We look at how much you should contribute to your 401(k) and when. And also, how much you should have in your account during ...
  20. How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your IRA?

    How Does Bankruptcy Affect Your IRA?

    Since 2005, money in your IRA can be protected if you are forced to file for bankruptcy.
  21. What Will The Cost Of Living Be In 2012?

    What Will The Cost Of Living Be In 2012?

    A look at the cost of living in 2012, and how U.S. consumers can adapt to them.
  22. The Best Alternatives To A 401(k)

    The Best Alternatives To A 401(k)

    A 401(k) is the traditional retirement account for most Americans. However, there may be better options.
  23. The Pitfalls Of Borrowing From Your 401(k)

    The Pitfalls Of Borrowing From Your 401(k)

    The whole point of a 401(k) is to allow you to save enough for retirement. Here are some reasons why withdrawing funds early ...
  24. How To Make Social Security Work

    How To Make Social Security Work

    What's going to happen to Social Security by the time you retire? What can be done to help it?
  25. Deadlines You Must Meet If You Inherit A Retirement Account

    Deadlines You Must Meet If You Inherit A Retirement Account

    If you've inherited an IRA or any other retirement account, we tell you what deadlines you need to be aware of.
  26. Retirement Planning In A Changing World

    Retirement Planning In A Changing World

    Retiring at the age of 65 is quickly becoming a thing of the past. So, what is happening to make this change?
  27. 5 Last-Minute Ways To Maximize Your Tax Deductions

    5 Last-Minute Ways To Maximize Your Tax Deductions

    With tax season right around the corner, here are some ways to increase your tax deductions.
  28. Getting Into International Investing

    Getting Into International Investing

    Diversifying can mean not only investing in various asset classes but also venturing beyond domestic exchanges.
  29. ETFs: How Did We Live Without Them?

    ETFs: How Did We Live Without Them?

    These funds burst onto the scene in 1993 and have continued to provide new opportunities for investors since.
  30. How To Get The Most Out Of A 401(k) Program

    How To Get The Most Out Of A 401(k) Program

    Saving for retirement is important. We tell you about six ways to take advantage of your 401(k) and other retirement plans. ...
  31. How Much To Save To Become A Millionaire

    How Much To Save To Become A Millionaire

    With a little discipline and the help of some powerful savings vehicles, anyone can hit this mark.
  32. 5 Ideas To Supplement Your Retirement Income

    5 Ideas To Supplement Your Retirement Income

    Are you looking to supplement your retirement income, or just need to get out of the house? We list five possible ways to ...
  33. The Best Retirement Account For You

    The Best Retirement Account For You

    There is a dizzying array of retirement accounts in America. Learn which is the right one for you.
  34. How Retirement Programs Vary Worldwide

    How Retirement Programs Vary Worldwide

    Is old age insurance in the U.S. relatively indulgent? Discover how it compares to programs elsewhere.
  35. The Investing Risk Of Underfunded Pension Plans

    The Investing Risk Of Underfunded Pension Plans

    Determine the risk to a company's EPS and financial condition resulting from an underfunded pension plan.
  36. 5 Ways To Afford Early Retirement

    5 Ways To Afford Early Retirement

    Taking an early retirement in today's world is no easy feat, but it can be done. Find out how.
  37. Starting Early With Financial Planning

    Starting Early With Financial Planning

    You can achieve your financial goals if you start early enough. Here are some tips.
  38. Ultra ETFs: The Ultimate Addition To Your Portfolio?

    Ultra ETFs: The Ultimate Addition To Your Portfolio?

    Ultra ETFs can add huge returns to your portfolio, but there's a lot of risk and volatility involved with these leveraged ...
  39. 3 Types Of Indexing For ETF Success

    3 Types Of Indexing For ETF Success

    ETF success relies on the index with which it's paired. Discover three index genres for tracking average market performance. ...
  40. Common IRA Rollover Mistakes

    Common IRA Rollover Mistakes

    Avoid paying excess taxes by learning some simple transfer rules.
  41. A Guide To ETF Liquidation

    A Guide To ETF Liquidation

    There are a lot of ETF options, but not all have staying power. Learn what happens when an ETF fails.
  42. Alternative Assets For Average Investors

    Alternative Assets For Average Investors

    These investments can add a new level of diversification to your portfolio.
  43. Why You Need A Plan For Long-Term Care

    Why You Need A Plan For Long-Term Care

    Long-term health costs can wipe out entire retirement savings. Be sure to plan ahead with long-term care insurance.
  44. Don't Dump That IRA

    Don't Dump That IRA

    Negative market fluctuations may make you want to pull your money out. Here are a few reasons why you shouldn't be so hasty. ...
  45. How To Pick The Best ETF

    How To Pick The Best ETF

    Of the hundreds of exchange-traded funds on the market, some are bound to fail. Learn how to pick the best of the bunch. ...
  46. 4 Things That Are Reducing Your Social Security

    4 Things That Are Reducing Your Social Security

    Worried about Social Security dwindling? We discuss four ways it’s already happening.
  47. Getting Into The Gold Market

    Getting Into The Gold Market

    Add some sparkle to your portfolio by getting in on this classic commodity.
  48. 10 Common Questions About Social Security

    10 Common Questions About Social Security

    Find out everything you need to know about this program.
  49. The Benefits Of ETF Investing

    The Benefits Of ETF Investing

    Exchange-traded funds provide unique opportunities for investors. Find out how.
  50. Should The Economy Scare You?

    Should The Economy Scare You?

    The media and government tell us what to believe about the economy, but what's really going on? The effect of U.S. debt, ...
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