1. Timing Markets With 401(k) Stocks? Bad Idea

    This week's sell-off has prompted investors to start selling stocks in their 401(k)'s as they try to time the market. That's ...
  2. The Best Alternatives to a 401(k)

    A 401(k) is the traditional retirement account for most Americans. However, there may be better options.
  3. Congress May Take Away Your 401(k) Tax Reduction (or Not)

    As part of overhauling the U.S. income tax system, Congress is considering taking away your 401(k) tax reduction. But Trump ...
  4. How to Reduce Your 2016 Income Tax and Prepare for 2017

    Save on your 2016 taxes and prepare to be financially strong in 2017 with these tips.
  5. The 4 Most Important Effects of Rising Interest Rates

    If the Fed follows through with its promised tightening, look out for more expensive mortgages, better deposit rates and ...
  6. No 401(k) Boost in 2017 – Again

    We didn’t get a raise in 401(k) contributions in 2015 or 2016. Now it’s happened again. Why?
  7. Edward Jones, Morgan Stanley Face 401(k) Fee Suits

    Edward Jones and Morgan Stanley have become the latest financial services firms to be hit with lawsuits alleging their 4 ...
  8. Capital One Launches Small-Business 401(k) Program (COF)

    Capital One Spark 401k joins growing list of retirement plan providers for small businesses.
  9. Retirees: Don’t Lose Your Fiduciary Rule Protection

    Retired? The Department of Labor’s proposed fiduciary rule may affect the management of your tax-advantaged retirement accounts. ...
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    Shares of Johnson & Johnson may trade at near 52-week highs, but don't hold your breath waiting for its stock price to ...
  11. How Much Should You Have In Your 401(k) To Retire?

    Here are some tips for retirement goals, general investing rules and what to focus on while saving.
  12. How To Create A Financial Bucket List

    This article discusses things you may want to include on your financial bucket list.
  13. Clearing Up Misconceptions About The New 401(k) Laws

    The new 401(k) laws require more disclosure, but that won't fully protect participants from losing money in fees.
  14. Budgeting Tips For Different Income Brackets

    While each individual's financial goals and needs are unique, there are some common pieces of advice that apply to each segment ...
  15. 401(k) Planning: How Much Should You Be Saving?

    We look at how much you should contribute to your 401(k) and when. And also, how much you should have in your account during ...
  16. 401(k) Fees You Need To Know

    Many workers are largely unaware of the various fees that their plans charge them, or what the fees are for.
  17. The Best 401(k) Moves Right Now

    Whether you've been out or in the market lately, the health of your 401(k) is vital.
  18. Maxing Out Your 401(k): Does It Pay?

    In the long-term, many people will see the benefits of maxing out a 401(k) contribution. Is it right for you?
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    At one time the second largest long distance phone company in the U.S., WorldCom was forced to file for bankruptcy on July ...
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    The most successful people have more in common than just money. Find out what you can learn.
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