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5 401K Questions and Average Balance by Age

Ask these 401K questions to make sure your portfolio is on track to reach your retirement goals 401K plans are easily the best return you’ll ever get investing but most employers do a horrible job at answering your questions. That means you could be wasting money and a valuable opportunity to make your retirement investing […]

3 Rules for Making a Year-End Retirement Contribution

How to make your year-end retirement contribution work as hard as you do Your 401K and IRA retirement accounts might be more valuable than you realize. Too often, you hear a financial guru tell you to “max out” your retirement accounts without knowing Why monthly contributions can be so valuable. By performing a year-end financial […]

The 13 States Heading for a Retirement Savings Crisis

How bad is the retirement savings crisis by state and what can you do to avoid the fallout? We know that Americans are horribly prepared when it comes to saving for retirement. There’s no shortage of news on rising healthcare costs and poor investor returns. But just how bad could the retirement crisis be? Shockingly […]

Retirement Investing in Your 60s and Beyond

Retirement investing doesn’t have to be a tradeoff between paying for living expenses and not outliving your nest egg Up to now in our investing by age series, it’s been all about growing your investments to meet your retirement goals. Each decade shifted a little more to safety but by the time you’re in your […]

Are You 100% Sure Your 401k is Right for You?

Are you sure your 401k plan is going to meet your needs? Get a free 401k review and find out! For almost six-of-ten Americans (59%), a company 401k plan is their largest or only source of retirement savings. That’s neither good nor bad. These plans usually come with a company match and all offer tax […]

How to Invest in Your 50s for Safety and Growth

Investing in your 50s means balancing protection with returns to meet your retirement goals Investors in their 50s are starting to realize a dangerous choice, the need to balance protection with growth to reach their financial goals. This is especially true for those that haven’t saved enough. Investment calculators might tell them they need a […]