Retirement

  1. 10 Steps To Tax Preparation

    10 Steps To Tax Preparation

    Follow these simple steps to get you ready for the income tax deadline of April 15.
  2. Payroll Deductions Pay Off

    Find out how you can bypass or defer taxes on thousands of dollars each year.
  3. Overcome The Retirement "Gender Gap"

    Learn why many women's post-work saving plans fall behind and what they can do to catch up.
  4. Take the right required minimum distributions from IRAs, 401(k)s and the like, starting the year you reach age 70 ½.

    Don't Forget To Take Minimum Distributions

    Take the right required minimum distributions from IRAs, 401(k)s and the like, starting the year you reach age 70 ½. There's ...
  5. 5 Lesser-Known Retirement And Benefit Plans

    These plans aren't widely used, but they fill a specific niche for employees in certain situations.
  6. Beware Of Company Stock In Qualified Plans

    While this strategy does have a few advantages, it can also pose some substantial risks to employees.
  7. Stocks: Who Needs Them?! (You, If You Want To Retire)

    Stocks have long been trumpeted as necessary to ensure a comfortable retirement. But does that advice still make sense?
  8. Top 10 Tips For A Financially Safe Retirement

    You've worked hard to secure enough to retire, so make sure you keep it safe.
  9. Is Your 401(k) Administrator Competent?

    The more that employees know about their employee 401(k) plans, the better. But what doesn't your administrator know?
  10. Will You Pay Taxes During Retirement?

    Income taxes are one of the things that's certain in life. We'll explain the different tax situations when you retire.
  11. Pension Plans: Pain Or Pleasure?

    Employees have a love/hate relationship with this retirement option.
  12. How To Start Saving For Retirement

    If you establish these money-saving habits and patiently allow your wealth to build, you will be taking some huge steps forward ...
  13. The Danger Of A 401(k) Flameout

    It looks like the 401(k) has failed, but what are the repercussions, and how can you protect yourself?
  14. Retirement Savings Plans For Kids

    It's never too early to save for the future - learn how your children can get started.
  15. 3 Retirement Account Rules To Know

    Stay up-to-date on regulation amendments to avoid penalties as well as take advantage of new opportunities.
  16. Top 4 Reasons To Save For Retirement Now

    No more excuses. Make sure you are financially secure and independent for your golden years.
  17. 3 Ways To Make Your Retirement Funds Last

    These retirement income distribution methods are all viable; the one you choose will depend on your personal circumstances. ...
  18. Generating Income In Retirement Using ETFs

    There are many effective strategies that retirement investors can utilize to fill their income gap. Here are some ideas that ...
  19. Financial Planners: Specialize In Seniors

    Find out how this demographic has all the needs to keep your firm busy year-round.
  20. Many baby boomers are working past 65. Yet as they inevitably retire, effects on workforce participation and consumer spending levels will be profound.

    As Boomers Slow Down, Will The Economy Follow?

    Many baby boomers are working past 65. Yet as they inevitably retire, effects on workforce participation and consumer spending ...
  21. Retire In Style

    Set your sights on the golden years and get there sooner.
  22. Job Hunting: Higher Pay Vs. Better Benefits

    Focusing on salary may be a mistake. Find out which benefits have the highest long-run payoff.
  23. Steps to building your own retirement plan.

    Build Your Own Retirement Plan

    A step-by-step guide to planning for your retirement. The sooner you start, the easier it will be to build a good cushion ...
  24. 5 Signs That You're Living Beyond Your Means

    Learn what to watch for before you find yourself drowning in debt or filing for bankruptcy.
  25. 11 Things You May Not Know About Your IRA

    These little-known features will help you get the most out of your retirement savings.
  26. 5 Resources To Learn To Retire Rich

    Find out what you need to know to plan for retirement, and which resources do the best job of showing the way.
  27. A Sanity-Saving Retirement Stock Portfolio

    The market rollercoaster has many retirees calling it quits on stocks. Big mistake.
  28. Investors are turning to alternatives - should you?

    Your Retirement Portfolio: Diversification & Alternatives

    Why diversification and alternatives can play an important role in your retirement portfolio.
  29. Estate Planning Must-Haves For Unmarried Couples

    Society provides benefits to those who wed and punishes those who don't. Find out how to protect yourself.
  30. Roth Feature Boosts Benefits For 401(k) And 403(b) Plans

    Roth accounts tend to beat Traditional plans over the long term by providing tax savings.
  31. Discover Master Limited Partnerships

    These unique investments provide significant tax advantages.
  32. Working in Retirement While Collecting Social Security?

    What to consider if working in retirement while collecting Social Security.
  33. Rainbow Row in Charleston, S.C.

    What $1 Million Buys You in America's Best Retirement Destinations

    Shopping for your dream retirement home in Bellingham, Brevard, Charleston and Tucson
  34. Should You Borrow From Your Retirement Plan?

    It makes sense to dip into your savings in some cases, but you must be aware of the potential consequences.
  35. Are Your Bank Deposits Insured?

    Learn how the FDIC is helping to keep your money in your pockets.
  36. Would A Retirement Plan Overhaul Fix Our Savings Shortfall?

    Would A Retirement Plan Overhaul Fix Our Savings Shortfall?

    There are several theories and ideas about how we can make up for the $6.6 trillion retirement savings shortfall in America. ...
  37. If you're trying to decide between a Roth 401(k) and regular 40(k), these tips will help you choose.

    401(k) Plans: Roth or Regular?

    How to decide which type of 401(k) retirement savings plan makes the most sense for you. Or should you hedge your bets and ...
  38. Maximize your Roth 401(k) returns with these strategies.

    Strategies For Your Roth 401(k)

    A Roth 401(k) can add much to your retirement funds, especially if you start saving early and end up doing well financially. ...
  39. If you’re just staring your career or quickly coming up on retirement age, make retirement planning a top priority throughout your life.

    Smart Ways To Manage Your 401(k)

    Now that 401(k)s have put managing retirement money into employees' hands, you can't just contribute and forget it. How to ...
  40. Pick The Perfect Trust

    Trusts are an estate plan's anchor, but the terminology can be confusing. We cut through the clutter.
  41. 5 Investments You Can't Hold In An IRA/Qualified Plan

    The list of prohibited investment vehicles is short, but it's important to know what is off limits.
  42. 2010: The Year To Convert Your IRA

    Thanks to fewer restrictions, it's now easier than ever to convert your traditional IRA into a Roth IRA.
  43. Reasons To Stay Put During Retirement

    Many retirees choose to travel to warm destiniations and far off locales to live out their golden years. Here are some reasons ...
  44. Bankruptcy Protection For Your Accounts

    Will the plan assets you've worked hard for be safe if you experience a personal financial crisis?
  45. Combining Your Plan Assets? Not So Fast!

    You might reduce the costs of maintaining more than one account, but you could also be forfeiting tax benefits.
  46. 3 Deadlines For Retirement Plan Beneficiaries

    To take full advantage of new RMD regulations, beneficiaries need to take action before important deadlines.
  47. 10 Tips For Achieving Financial Security

    Follow this sound advice and plan for a comfortable future.
  48. Traditional IRA Deductibility Limits

    Find out where you can take a tax deduction on the contributions you make.
  49. Laid Off? You Can Still Retire

    Joblessness is temporary, but neglecting your retirement savings has permanent consequences.
  50. 7 Counterintuitive Retirement Strategies That Work

    We address seven investment misconceptions, and how you can make your retirement plan make sense.
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