Retirement

  1. Will quitting your job hurt your 401(k)?

    Learn about what to do with a 401(k) plan balance once you leave a job to help ensure that you don't damage your long-term ...
  2. Nonbanks Overtake Banks as Top Mortgage Issuers

    As banks retreat from lending to more risky borrowers, nonbanks have stepped in and now make up the bulk of all mortgage ...
  3. Pension Payout Options: What You Need To Know

    Here's what needs to be considered if you have the option of either taking a lump sum payout or a monthly benefit from your ...
  4. 6 Reasons Not to Recharacterize Your Roth IRA

    If you're thinking of recharacterizing your Roth IRA into a traditional IRA account, here are six compelling reasons why ...
  5. The Best Strategies to Maximize Your 401(k)

    Use these tips to watch your retirement nest egg grow from quarter to quarter.
  6. 5 Reasons to Convert Your Roth to Traditional IRA

    Here's a quintet of cases when the traditional IRA trumps the Roth version.
  1. Retirees: Here's How You Can Go to College for Free

    Although young adults have to pay out tens of thousands of dollars for a college education, retirees can go to college for ...
  2. 4 Luxury Retirement Communities That Cost Under $5,000 a Month

    Although several luxury retirement communities offer monthly rates below $5,000 per month, many charge hefty entrance fees, ...
  3. File and Suspend

    File and suspend was a Social Security claiming strategy that allowed couples of retirement age to receive spousal benefits ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. Living with Elderly Parents? Prepare for These 6 Costs

    Living with an elderly parent is a major life change for all of you. Besides the emotional impact, the financial effects ...
  6. Can You Retire In Greece with $200,000 of Savings?

    If you love Greece, its economic problems don't necessarily rule it out as a retirement destination. Here's what to research ...
  1. How 401(k) Withdrawals Work When You're Unemployed

    Unemployed individuals can pursue several options when taking money out of their 401(k), but they should carefully weigh ...
  2. How to Fund Your HSA with IRA Dollars

    From a retirement planning perspective, a free lunch can refer to the relatively unknown one-time IRA to HSA transfer.
  3. Why Playing It Safe Could Hurt Your Retirement

    The stock market has its ups and downs. But when it comes to retirement planning, investing is a great strategy for building ...
  4. Should You Roll Over Your Old 401(k)?

    You have four options when it comes to handling your a 401(k) from a job that you preparing to leave. Learn what those options ...
  5. How to Protect Your Pension in Divorce

    If you are parting ways with your spouse, gaining an understanding of your pension benefits can help ensure your retirement ...
  6. What to Do Now That 401(k) Tax Advantages Are Under Attack

    The 2017 proposed budget was just the latest attack on 401(k) tax advantages for accounts with big balances. Here are smart ...
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