Retirement

  1. International Aid To Haiti: The Large And Small

    We look at the aid that's been promised to Haiti and see which nations are most generous on a per-capita basis.
  2. The Best Way To Borrow

    There are many avenues from which to drum up funding. Find out the pros and cons of each.
  3. The Best 401(k) Moves Right Now

    Whether you've been out or in the market lately, the health of your 401(k) is vital.
  4. Why Now Is The Time For A Roth IRA

    Legislative changes in recent years make Roth IRAs worth a second look.
  5. How does an employer benefit from a 401(k) matching plan?

    A 401(k) is a type of qualified retirement plan created by employers, where an employee deposits money into a retirement ...
  6. Will A Systematic Withdrawal Plan Work For You?

    Check out the particulars of an SWP to see if it's the right choice for your retirement.
  7. Is Your 401(k) Being Mismanaged?

    401(k) plans managed by the wrong people can be hazardous to your future!
  8. $1 Million: Does It Still Mean You're Rich?

    Being a millionaire used to mean you were on top of the world, but now it means you're still climbing the ladder.
  9. Retire In 2010: What You Need To Know

    Retirement might sound like a great idea, but are you really ready to quit your day job this year?
  10. Retire From Work, But Not Personal Financial Planning

    Here are some personal finance tips for those who want to live well after work ends.
  11. Investors Misfire With Target-Date Funds

    Using all-in-one funds as one of many can lead to a skewed asset allocation.
  12. 3 Simple Steps To Building Wealth

    Getting richer is easier if you take it one step at a time.
  13. Retiring: Is $1 Million Enough?

    Find out why this magic number has lost some of its lustre as a retirement savings target.
  14. Is Social Security Set To Fail?

    No politicians want to touch this issue, but many Americans have serious reason for concern.
  15. Why is accidental life insurance so inexpensive?

    Accidental life insurance is an inexpensive way of obtaining life insurance coverage for yourself or someone else in your ...
  16. 5 "New" Rules For Safe Investing

    Did the credit crisis leave a new landscape for investors? Maybe, but it's not as unfamiliar as you may have imagined.
  17. New Tax Breaks You Need To Know

    The new Roth IRA rules present some interesting opportunities - for the right people.
  18. What is the "stretch IRA" concept?

    The "stretch IRA" is not a new IRA account on the market, or even a new investment concept, it is simply a wealth transfer ...
  19. Why Gold Matters

    Gold is a very useful investment during periods of instability and high inflation.
  20. Retirement Readiness Varies By Industry: Study

    Goldman employees lag; pilots' packages soar.
  21. What are the pros/cons of naming a trust as the beneficiary of a retirement account?

    This has been the topic of an ongoing debate in the financial community between estate planning attorneys and financial advisors. ...
  22. The Roth Conversion Mulligan

    Recharacterizing your Roth back to a Traditional IRA is a great way to capitalize on a major market decline.
  23. Overcoming 5 Major Retirement Risks

    Retirement can be pricey but there are ways to boost your savings and minimize your costs.
  24. 7 Family-Friendly U.S. Cities

    These cities are, all things considered, some of the best places in the country to settle down.
  25. Three Documents You Shouldn't Do Without

    Estate planning is not just about the division of assets after you die. Read on to save your loved ones extra grief.
  26. Money Market Mayhem: The Reserve Fund Meltdown

    This event serves as a stark reminder to investors about understanding their portfolios.
  27. Working Longer: Will It Hurt Your Retirement?

    Many are choosing to work longer in order to rebuild their nest eggs, but despite the extra income, there are drawbacks.
  28. These Financial Products Are Too Complex For The Average Joe

    Structured financial products are so elaborate that investors are unable to assess costs and risk.
  29. Retirement Saving Through The Ages

    It's never too late to start saving for retirement, but there is a "better" time to get it rolling.
  30. How Unemployment Affects You (Even If You're Working)

    Rebounding from a stint of unemployment can be a frustrating thing to do. These tips should soften the blow.
  31. You're Retired. Should You Ditch Your Life Insurance Policy?

    If you're trying to determine whether you should throw out your life insurance policy along with your business suits, here ...
  32. An Estate Planning Must: Update Your Beneficiaries

    Life changes make it time to rewrite your plan's designations.
  33. Why It Pays To Be A Lazy Investor

    Be a couch potato! This passive, but diversified, investing strategy could be for you.
  34. 6 Reasons Why You NEED A Budget

    By now, you're probably sick of hearing the b word. Too bad. This is just of those financial lessons that cannot be preached ...
  35. Baby Buffett Portfolio: His 6 Best Long-Term Picks

    Find out which stocks one of the world's best investor is putting his faith in.
  36. 2009 Tax Credits: A Holiday Gift To Yourself

    Before you run out and buy gifts for others, make sure you give yourself a gift by wrapping up all the tax breaks you possibly ...
  37. Retiring On Investment Interest: Can It Be Done?

    Spending investment interest in retirement can be a viable strategy, but it won't work for everyone.
  38. Is Biased Investing Holding You Back?

    Risk aversion seems to come to us naturally, preventing us from stepping into unfamiliar territory. But feeling comfortable ...
  39. 6 Simple Steps To $1 Million

    Becoming a millionaire is not as hard as you might think - it just takes time.
  40. Financial Mistakes That Could Haunt You Forever

    Learn from others and don't fall prey to these financial pitfalls.
  41. 10 Simple Steps To Financial Security Before 30

    Find out how to reach your long-term goals without becoming a tightwad.
  42. The Secret To Consistent Returns In Any Market

    Despite the market’s recent volatility, there are some investors who haven’t seen negative returns. Learn their secret.
  43. What is the difference between early retirement and full retirement as it applies ...

    If you were born in 1929 or later, you'll need forty Social Security credits to be eligible for Social Security retirement ...
  44. Lifetime Income Annuities: The Instant Pension Plan

    If you are looking for a retirement play with a guaranteed structure payout, lifetime income annuities could be the answer. ...
  45. Are You A Disciplined Investor?

    Don't let "financial porn" steer you away from a sensible, long-term approach to investing.
  46. All of the following are allowable deductions used in determining taxable estate ...

    A. funeral expenses. B. debts owed at time of death.C. gift tax credit used during life.D. the value of property that passes ...
  47. Maxing Out Your 401(k): Does It Pay?

    In the long-term, many people will see the benefits of maxing out a 401(k) contribution. Is it right for you?
  48. 4 Retirement Reality Checks

    If you hope to enjoy a comfortable retirement, it's time to get real. Here are four cold, hard truths every soon-to-be retiree ...
  49. Live Longer, Retire Younger: Can You Do It?

    Use this vehicle to make sure your payout lasts as long as you do.
  50. Elliott Wave Theory

    Acquaint yourself with the principle built on the discovery that stock markets did not behave in a chaotic manner.
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    Here are five ways to make your home renovation worth the money and effort you put into it.
  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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