Retirement Investing & Saving

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  1. A Guide To Rollover A 401(k) To A New Employer

    You CAN take it with you.. Find out what to do when you switch employers and what become of your 401(k) plan. Learn exactly ...
  2. Can you borrow from a Vanguard 401(k)?

    Learn how Vanguard allows its 401(k) participants to take loans against their account with specific borrowing provisions ...
  3. Quote-Driven Market

    A quote driven market is a security trading system in which prices are set by bid and ask quotations made by market makers, ...
  4. ISM Non-Manufacturing Index

    The ISM non-manufacturing index is based on surveys of more than 400 non-manufacturing firms' purchasing and supply executives ...
  5. Distribution

    Distribution occurs when a mutual fund, company or retirement fund achieves a profit and returns that money to shareholders. ...
  6. Are Retirees Worrying Too Much About Medical Expenses?

    The assumption that health care costs can take a big bite out of savings is a major source of anxiety for many in retirement. ...
  7. Is my IRA or Roth IRA FDIC-Insured?

    Understand how the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) protects certain individual retirement accounts, and learn ...
  8. MSCI EMU Index

    The MSCI EMU Index is a market capitalization weighted index maintained by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI).
  9. Russell 2500 Index

    The Russell 2500 Index is a broad index, featuring 2,500 stocks that cover the small- and mid-cap market capitalizations.
  10. Dow Divisor

    The Dow Divisor is a numerical value computed by Dow Jones Indexes that is used to calculate the level of the Dow Jones Industrial ...
  11. How to Become a 401(k) Millionaire

    Best-selling author David Bach discusses his tips for growing your 401(k) into millions.
  12. Traditional IRA Deductibility Limits

    Find out whether you can take a tax deduction on the contributions you make.
  13. Millennials: 401(k) Loans Should Be a Last Resort

    Taking a loan from a 401(k) should be a last resort for Millennials. Here's why.
  14. T+1 (T+2,T+3)

    T+1 (T+2, T+3) abbreviations refer to the settlement date of security transactions. The T is for transaction date, or the ...
  15. Annuitization

    Annuitization is the process of converting an annuity investment into a series of periodic income payments.
  16. 2 Ways to Reduce Taxes and Save More for Retirement

    Reduce the money you pay in taxes and increase your retirement savings with a spousal IRA or backdoor IRA.
  17. Benefactor

    A benefactor is an individual that provides money or other resources to an individual, group, or organization.
  18. Rolling Over Company Stock: A Decision To Think Twice About

    It may be more beneficial for you to pay tax now than deferring it to an IRA. We show you how and why.
  19. How to Make Your Own Retirement Fund

    Making sure you have a large enough nest egg to retire on is a challenge. Here's how to accomplish the task, one step at ...
  20. Passing the Buck: The Hidden Costs of Annuities

    Annuities may look like good retirement vehicles, but you should be wary of the fees buried in the fine print.
  21. Can a 70-Year-Old Open an IRA?

    It depends. For Roth IRAs, there are no age restrictions. For Traditional IRAs, there are no age restrictions if you are ...
  22. Early Retirement: Strategies to Make Your Wealth Last

    You want more time to pursue your passions without being tied to a time clock. Great! But you need a plan for making your ...
  23. Variable Annuities: A Good Retirement Investment?

    Variable annuities provide lifetime payments and tax-deferred growth, but – given their hefty fees – are they right for you?
  24. What is the difference between a Traditional and a Roth IRA?

    The main difference between traditional and Roth IRAs: the type of tax break. Roths offer tax-sheltered growth; Traditional ...
  25. Six Critical Rules for Successful Retirement Investing

    Understand which investment vehicles and strategies build you the most fiscally sound retirement.
  26. Can I Have More Than One IRA?

    IRAs are an important part of a retirement savings strategy. Here are some of the rules governing these accounts.
  27. Saving vs. Investing: Understanding the Key Differences

    The terms saving and investing are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are very different and extremely important to ...
  28. Tenbagger

    A tenbagger is an investment that appreciates to 10 times its initial purchase price.
  29. Payroll Deduction Plan

    A payroll deduction plan refers to when an employer withholds money from an employee's paycheck for a variety of purposes, ...
  30. IRA Contribution Limits in 2018

    Find out about the 2018 (and 2017) limits for contributions and income thresholds for individual retirement accounts, including ...
  31. Retirement Money Market Account

    A retirement money market account is a money market account that an individual holds within a retirement account such as ...
  32. Stock Market Crash

    A stock market crash is a rapid and often unanticipated drop in stock prices.
  33. Are 401(k) withdrawals considered income?

    Learn why 401(k) loan can become a withdrawal taxable income, and find out when those withdrawals are also subject to exceptions ...
  34. Indexed Annuity

    An indexed annuity is a special class of annuities that yields returns on your contributions based on a specified equity-based ...
  35. Annuitant

    An annuitant is a person who receives the benefits of an annuity or pension, or is the person named in a specialized life ...
  36. How can I put my IRA in a trust?

    Understand the proper way to transfer ownership of your IRA to a trust. Consider the advantages and disadvantages of how ...
  37. Seven smart ways to manage your 401(k)

    Now that 401(k)s have put managing retirement money into employees' hands, you can't just contribute and forget about it. ...
  38. 401(k) Plans For The Small Business Owner

    If you own a business, this may be the plan for you! Find out about its benefits and eligibility requirements.
  39. The purpose of having a social security number

    Find out when and why it's necessary to use your social security number that the United States government issues to individuals ...
  40. Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Roth IRA

    Don't lose out on the benefits of a Roth IRA by contributing too much, breaking rollover rules or making other avoidable ...
  41. Maxing Out Your 401(k) Is Profitable: Here's Why

    It's shocking, but most American workers (73%) have no 401(k) retirement funds. Start saving now to anchor your retirement.
  42. Are variable annuities subject to required minimum distribution (RMD)?

    Learn how required minimum distributions (RMDs) affect your variable annuity contract and how to choose benefits that play ...
  43. Using your IRA to pay off credit card debt

    Cashing in an IRA to pay for outstanding credit card debt may be not be the best solution however if you have to do it, learn ...
  44. What are the differences between a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and a Registered Pension Plan (RPP)?

    Learn the key differences between Registered Retirement Savings Plans and Registered Pension Plans, the popular Canadian ...
  45. 5 Reasons to Convert Your Roth to a Traditional IRA

    Here's a quintet of cases when the traditional IRA trumps the Roth version.
  46. 8 Reasons to Roll Over Your 401(k) to an IRA

    Switching jobs? Moving your retirement savings into an IRA has advantages that may allow you to build a larger nest egg.
  47. SRI Funds and Your 401(k): What You Need to Know

    Socially responsible, green and impact investing options are now DoL-approved for 401(k) plans. Here's what investors should ...
  48. Average Selling Price (ASP)

    Average selling price is the price at which a certain class of good or service is typically sold.
  49. Circuit Breaker

    Circuit breakers are measures approved by the SEC to curb panic-selling on U.S. stock exchanges and excessive volatility ...
  50. Wealth

    Wealth is a measure of the value of all of the assets of worth owned by a person, community, company or country.
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