Retirement

  1. Goal-Based Investing: Not What You Think It Is

    Goal-Based Investing: Not What You Think It Is

    Goal-based investing seems like an obvious tactic. But many investors have only a vague idea what their goals are, much less ...
  2. A Pre-Retirement Checkup

    A Pre-Retirement Checkup

    Are you on track to post-work bliss? We'll tell you how to find out.
  3. Save Early For Retirement If You're A High Earner

    Save Early For Retirement If You're A High Earner

    If you earn a high income, there are many ways you can save extra money for an early retirement.
  4. The Fiscal Cliff And Your 401(k)

    The Fiscal Cliff And Your 401(k)

    With the looming fiscal cliff, here's a look at how it could affect your retirement planning.
  5. Simplify Your Portfolio

    Simplify Your Portfolio

    Faced with an overabundance of choices, many investors forget to stick to the basics.
  6. Are You On Track To Hit Your Desired Net Worth By Retirement?

    Are You On Track To Hit Your Desired Net Worth By Retirement?

    Here are some calculations to determine if your net worth is what it should be at your age.
  7. 6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

    6 Tips For Increasing Your Net Worth

    Here are the six best things you can do to increase your net worth.
  8. Why You Should Know Your Net Worth In Retirement

    Why You Should Know Your Net Worth In Retirement

    Just because you are comfortably in retirement, that doesn't mean you should stop keeping track of your net worth.
  9. Plethora Of 401(K) And IRA Changes Coming

    Plethora Of 401(K) And IRA Changes Coming

    For investors, the recent rules changes governing both 401(K)s and IRAs can be seen as a big win for the little guy.
  10. What To Do If Your Company Cuts Your 401(k)

    What To Do If Your Company Cuts Your 401(k)

    IBM has made a move to not match 401(k) contributions each pay period. Instead, there will be a lump sum at the end of each ...
  11. Tax Credit For Plan Expenses Incurred By Small Businesses

    Tax Credit For Plan Expenses Incurred By Small Businesses

    Determine whether your business is eligible to claim a tax credit for establishing a retirement plan.
  12. Retirement Plan Tax Form 5329: When To File

    Retirement Plan Tax Form 5329: When To File

    Read this if you've taken early distributions or owe excess-contribution or excess-accumulation penalties.
  13. Saver's Tax Credit: A Retirement Savings Incentive

    Saver's Tax Credit: A Retirement Savings Incentive

    Here's another reason to put money toward your retirement nest egg.
  14. Is A Retirement Career Right For You?

    Is A Retirement Career Right For You?

    More and more people are realizing they must work part time during retirement. Here's a look at if you might have to.
  15. Why You Shouldn't Die In 2013

    Why You Shouldn't Die In 2013

    Increases in estate tax rates and possible fiscal cliff implications will make things more difficult when it comes to arrangements ...
  16. Retirement Plan Tax Form 8606: When To File

    Retirement Plan Tax Form 8606: When To File

    If you have a Roth IRA, you are responsible for keeping track of your pretax versus after-tax assets.
  17. Avoiding Too Much Tax On Your Distributions

    Avoiding Too Much Tax On Your Distributions

    IRA assets can't be taxed twice - find out how to avoid paying the second time around.
  18. Tax Treatment Of Ineligible IRA Rollovers

    Tax Treatment Of Ineligible IRA Rollovers

    Eager to save for retirement? Learn how to avoid overpayment penalties.
  19. How IRA Contributions Affect Your Taxes

    How IRA Contributions Affect Your Taxes

    Learn how to work with the tax man to avoid getting gouged when you convert your plans.
  20. How To Use The 4-Box Strategy For Retirement Income

    How To Use The 4-Box Strategy For Retirement Income

    In today's volatile market, Generation X can't sit around waiting for things to improve. Gen X must implement innovative ...
  21. Tax-Efficient Wealth Transfer

    Tax-Efficient Wealth Transfer

    Taxpayers with large taxable estates were required to take steps to reduce them before 2011.
  22. Tax-Saving Tips For Canadian Taxpayers

    Tax-Saving Tips For Canadian Taxpayers

    Find out how to get a bigger return.
  23. In Retirement, Snowbirds Leave Cold Weather Behind

    In Retirement, Snowbirds Leave Cold Weather Behind

    Rather than shivering away their golden years, retirees can fly south to winter in sunny locales.
  24. IRA Contributions: Deductions and Tax Credits

    IRA Contributions: Deductions and Tax Credits

    We outline the incentives and help you take full advantage of the benefits.
  25. Advantages And Disadvantages Of ETFs

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of ETFs

    You've probably heard that ETFs are better than mutual funds, but you need to consider all aspects before investing.
  26. What should you do when you're five years from retiring?

    What should you do when you're five years from retiring?

    One of the first steps you should take at this stage is avoid the pitfall many pre-retirees experienced in 2008 – overexposure ...
  27. How After-Tax Rollovers Affect Your IRA

    How After-Tax Rollovers Affect Your IRA

    Consolidating retirement assets? Make sure you account for pre-tax and after-tax assets separately.
  28. The Benefits Of Retiring Later

    The Benefits Of Retiring Later

    Not only does retiring later give you more time to build your retirement nest eggs, but it may also keep you healthy.
  29. How To Avoid Going Broke After Retirement

    How To Avoid Going Broke After Retirement

    There are many things to consider when planning your retirement, including budgets, taxes and long-term care.
  30. What are the differences between a 401K and an IRA?

    What are the differences between a 401K and an IRA?

    When employers want to give employees a way to save for retirement, they may offer participation in a 401(k), a retirement ...
  31. Simple Ways To Save In Retirement

    Simple Ways To Save In Retirement

    Balance saving and spending in your golden years with these simple tips.
  32. Weave Your Own Retirement Safety Net

    Weave Your Own Retirement Safety Net

    Build savings to support yourself in case pension plans and Social Security fall through.
  33. Relationships And Retirement Planning

    Relationships And Retirement Planning

    Older couples have many things to consider when it comes to financial planning, including wills and estate planning.
  34. Saving For Retirement When You're Not Working

    Saving For Retirement When You're Not Working

    Lack of full-time employment can make saving for retirement more difficult, but there are some vehicles that can help.
  35. Guaranteed Retirement Income In Any Market

    Guaranteed Retirement Income In Any Market

    By laddering annuities, you can be sure you'll have income no matter what the market does.
  36. 7 Tools For Rebuilding Retirement Savings

    7 Tools For Rebuilding Retirement Savings

    If your nest egg has taken a hit, these conservative investments could help get you back on track.
  37. How Much 20-Somethings Should Save For Retirement

    How Much 20-Somethings Should Save For Retirement

    Here is an outline of how you should save for retirement when you are in your 20s.
  38. Retire Independently In A Retirement Community

    Retire Independently In A Retirement Community

    Naturally occurring retirement communities can provide a place for retirees to live independent, social lives.
  39. Year-End Tips For Your Retirement Plan

    Year-End Tips For Your Retirement Plan

    To avoid penalties or missed opportunities, make sure you know which transactions must be completed by December 31.
  40. Retirement Saving Tips For 65-Year-Olds And Over

    Retirement Saving Tips For 65-Year-Olds And Over

    Find out how to save smarter after 65.
  41. Saving For Retirement: The Quest For Success

    Saving For Retirement: The Quest For Success

    We'll show you how to set yourself up to retire in style.
  42. How do I retire?

    How do I retire?

    When considering how to plan for retirement, firstly think about the age at which you want to retire and the lifestyle you ...
  43. Exceptions To The 60-Day Retirement Account Rollover Rule

    Exceptions To The 60-Day Retirement Account Rollover Rule

    A non-qualified distribution might still be tax and/or penalty free under certain conditions.
  44. Save Safely With The DB(k) Retirement Plan

    Save Safely With The DB(k) Retirement Plan

    Your retirement savings can have the best of the defined-benefit plan and the defined-contribution plan with this hybrid. ...
  45. Retirement Savings Tips For Young People

    Retirement Savings Tips For Young People

    Learn how to avoid the bad habits that keep the average young adult from saving.
  46. How To Convert A Non-Deductible IRA Into A Roth IRA

    How To Convert A Non-Deductible IRA Into A Roth IRA

    Here's a step-by-step guide for transferring one retirement plan into another.
  47. Will Your Retirement Income Be Enough?

    Will Your Retirement Income Be Enough?

    Find out how to determine whether you're on the path to a comfortable retirement, or financial ruin.
  48. Preparing To Tap Into Retirement Income

    Preparing To Tap Into Retirement Income

    You need to plan ahead to ensure a long and happy future away from the daily grind.
  49. Delay In Retirement Savings Costs More In The Long Run

    Delay In Retirement Savings Costs More In The Long Run

    The effects of compounding make it cheaper over the long term to save for retirement.
  50. Retirement Living: Renting Vs. Home Ownership

    Retirement Living: Renting Vs. Home Ownership

    Here are three simple questions you should consider when weighing this decision.
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    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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