Retirement

  1. FKGRX, FRSGX: Franklin Templeton’s Top Funds for Retirement

    These are Franklin Templeton's top mutual funds and ETFs for a diversified retirement portfolio.
  2. How to Solve the Retirement Equation

    Make sure you are prepared for retirement by solving the equation of income and expenses.
  3. Using Your 401(k) to Pay Off a Mortgage: The Pros and Cons

    Learn the advantages and drawbacks of using assets accumulated within a 401(k) retirement savings plan to pay off your mortgage ...
  4. Here’s What to Do with Extra Cash from Your IRA

    Figuring out what to do with extra cash from your IRA can be tricky: One of the most important things to keep in mind is ...
  5. Universities Being Hit with Retirement Plan Fee Suits

    The list of universities recently hit with retirement plan fee suits continues to grow. Here's a list.
  6. DQIAX,DBOAX,PEOPX: Top Dreyfus Funds for Retirement

    Learn which five Dreyfus funds provide the best portfolio diversity combined with stability of investment returns for any ...
  1. Laws That Help Low Income Retirement

    If you're retired – or about to be – and money is tight, look to these programs and other benefits for help should you need ...
  2. Protect Retirement Money from Market Volatility

    The economy has its ups and downs. Investors who take a disciplined approach and diversify their portfolios are better prepared ...
  3. Top State Street Funds for Retirement Diversification (SSSYX)

    Discover analyses of the four best State Street Funds that could be allocated to provide diversification to a retirement ...
  4. How the Long-Term Care Insurance World Is Changing

    The long-term care insurance market is continually changing and prices routinely go up. This is an overview of what to expect ...
  5. Why You Need to Find the Right IRA Beneficiary

    It definitely matters who you pick as your IRA beneficiary—and how you go about it. And in some cases, your best option may ...
  6. Retire at 45 with $500k: Is it Possible?

    Is it possible to retire at 45 with $500,000 in savings? Is it even advisable? Let’s take a look and see.
  1. Strategies To Use Life Insurance For Retirement

    Here's how to incorporate life insurance into a plan to ensure that you and your family have the smoothest possible transition ...
  2. Top 10 Money Mistakes New Parents Make

    Although having a child is an exciting and exhilarating experience, it is very easy to lose track of finance or make unwise ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Is Retirement Good For You Or Bad For You?

    A neighbor wakes up before 6 a.m. each morning, gets dressed, skulks outside and some days begins looking for parked vehicles ...
  5. Payroll Deductions Pay Off

    Find out how you can bypass or defer taxes on thousands of dollars each year.
  6. Preparing Finances For Deployment: A Guide For Service Members

    Those who follow the instruction in this article can look forward to a homecoming of financial prosperity.
  1. What Should 20-Somethings Do with Extra Cash?

    If you're lucky enough to have saved (or otherwise come across) some spare cash in your 20s, what's the best thing to do ...
  2. 8 Essential Four-Letter Words for Financial Health

    By embracing these four-letter words, you can take the steps necessary to improve your financial health.
  3. Contributing to a Roth IRA Regardless of Income

    Savers of all income levels can get money into a Roth IRA, though there may be an extra step involved in the process.
  4. Retirement Planning for Women: Overcoming the Gender Pay Gap

    Women have a gender pay gap because they spend less time in the workforce and earn less than men. Here are 5 steps for sufficient ...
  5. Why You Should Have a Roth IRA

    The world of retirement savings plans is filled with options. Here are the reasons why you should consider a Roth IRA when ...
  6. How Your Investing Misbehavior Can Cost You

    These three common investing biases can hinder your investing strategy and prevent you from achieving satisfactory results. ...
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