Retirement

  1. IRAs vs. 401(k)s: Differences Between Roth and Traditional

    For each type of account, whether IRA or 401(k), you also need to decide whether you need a Roth or traditional version. ...
  2. Roth vs. Traditional IRAs & 401(k)s

    What are the benefits of a Roth account versus a traditional retirement account?
  3. Top 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Retiring

    The thought of retirement can be daunting for some. Here are five things to ask yourself that should help prepare you to ...
  4. How Inflation Impacts Your Financial Planning

    Inflation can erode wealth over time and must be considered carefully in a financial plan.
  5. Save Money in Retirement With a More Efficient Plan

    Without a comprehensive, optimized retirement plan, inefficiencies develop and retirees lose money through unnecessary fees, ...
  6. 6 Companies With the Best Retirement Plans

    Most employers don’t offer any type of retirement plan at all. But there are a few companies that still offer generous retirement ...
  1. Retirement Lifestyle Planning: How to Be a Nomad

    Making full-time travel in your later years a reality requires some careful retirement lifestyle planning to make sure your ...
  2. Why People Are Delaying Retirement

    Baby Boomers are changing retirement. Exactly how, though, is still evolving as the realities of life sometimes clash with ...
  3. On a Retirement Job Search? Try These Agencies

    There are several web-based staffing agencies that can help baby boomers and other seniors with their retirement job search. ...
  4. BUFEX, BUFMX, BUFSX, BUFIX: Top Buffalo Funds for Retirement

    Discover the top five Buffalo Funds for retirement diversification in 2016, with a summary of each fund, including manager ...
  5. Social Security Financial Planning for Widows

    Widows need to understand their uniquely advantageous options when it comes to making Social Security decisions.
  6. Top 10 Retirement Cities in Canada

    Get information about 10 of Canada’s top-ranked cities that cater to the wants and needs of retirees and active adults over ...
  1. Fee-Based Variable Annuities: Making a Comeback?

    The DOL rule may lead to sweeping changes in the retirement planning industry, and there will likely be more use of fee-based ...
  2. IRS Rule on 401(k) After-Tax Dollars

    A relatively new IRS ruling has made it easier for taxpayers to benefit from making after-tax contributions to their 401(k) ...
  3. Helping Clients Avoid Retirement Landmines

    Your clients may hold well thought-out retirement plans, but things happen that can disrupt—or even derail—them. Know when ...
  4. When to Consider an In-Service 401(k) Withdrawal

    In many cases, early withdrawals from 401(k)s to be avoided. But if you are 59 1/2 or older, they may help you devise a better ...
  5. Should Parents Save Towards College or Retirement?

    Many parents are unsure about whether to save more for retirement or education for their kids. These general guidelines that ...
  6. SAVE UPs Act: New Bill for Retirement Accounts

    Rep. Joe Crowley (D, N.Y.) introduced legislation last week that will create universal retirement accounts for American workers.
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