Retirement

  1. How are IRA withdrawals taxed?

    Learn how IRA withdrawals are taxed at retirement age and for qualified withdrawals. Consider the different tax consequences ...
  2. Can Your 401(k) Impact Your Social Security Benefits?

    Find out why income from a 401(k) does not affect the amount of your Social Security benefits, but how it can impact your ...
  3. Do 401k contributions reduce AGI and/or MAGI?

    Discover how contributing to a 401(k) plan can reduce your AGI and/or MAGI. Also learn by how much and how this differs from ...
  4. The Best Way to Buy a Car in Retirement

    Once you retire and are on a fixed income, even the way you buy a car can change.
  5. Top 9 Benefits of a 403(b) Plan

    Find out how the 403(b) plan helps employees of nonprofit entities meet their retirement goals.
  6. Can I fund a Traditional IRA, a 403(b) or a Roth IRA using pension money?

    Can pension money be used to fund other retirement accounts?
  1. Early Out: A Realistic Plan to Retire Younger

    If you want to retire ahead of schedule, it'll take some extra planning.
  2. 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 ...
  3. How to Cherish Your Time in Retirement

    We spend much of our lives saving for retirement, so it makes sense to spend a few years planning how to make the most of ...
  4. 3 Common Estate Planning Mistakes Among Boomers

    If you are a baby boomer, or anyone else, don't make these three common estate planning mistakes.
  5. The Best Way to Buy a Car in Retirement

    Once you retire and are on a fixed income, even the way you buy a car can change.
  6. Pacing Yourself Is Important in Retirement and Running

    When it comes to running and retirement distributions, it is important to keep a steady pace.
  1. How does taxation on life insurance for a qualified retirement plan work?

    Purchase life insurance in your qualified retirement plan using pre-tax dollars. Be aware of other ways that life insurance ...
  2. Don't Let the State Make Your Healthcare Decisions

    Plan for your long-term care so you don't have to rely on the state to make your healthcare decisions.
  3. What's the difference between Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)?

    Both Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income are administered by the Social Security Administration, ...
  4. No Job? Not Eligible for Medicare? You Have Options

    If you lose your job but don't qualify for Medicare yet, you have options for healthcare coverage.
  5. Does Insurance Matter More When You’re Retired?

    Insurance could be more important during your retirement years than you think.
  6. Does Medicare Part D Cover All Prescription Costs?

    It is important to understand the costs and prescription drug coverage of Medicare Part D.
  1. Protecting Parents from Financial Abuse

    Talking about finances with parents is hard, but it could help protect them from financial abuse.
  2. Why Tracking Personal Cash Flow Is Important

    It is important to track income and expenses to get a reliable base for financial planning.
  3. What to Do With Your 403(b) Funds if You Change Jobs

    If you have a 403(b) plan and change jobs, there are a few options for handling the funds in it.
  4. Power of Attorney

    A legal document giving one person the power to act for another person. The agent can have broad legal authority or limited ...
  5. Transfer

    A change in ownership of an asset, or a movement of funds and/or assets from one account to another. A transfer may also ...
  6. 3 Options for Your 401(k) When You Leave a Job

    When leaving a job these are three options to consider when deciding what to do with your 401(k).
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