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In 2015, Put Up To $18k into Your 401(k)

401ks

In 2015, Put Up To $18k into Your 401(k) How is your 401(K) doing? Do you have any retirement savings in place? If you don’t, then there has never been a better time to start saving. In an effort to ensure that Americans have enough money when it comes time for them to retire, the […]

What Is a Mutual Fund?

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Mutual Funds are no longer an arcane investment tool, but have gained enormous popularity over the past several decades. As the common investment vehicle used in most employer 401K benefit plans, mutual funds are the investment vehicle of choice by over 80 million Americans, constituting over 50% of available households. Although the origin of mutual […]

5 Things Every Baby Boomer Must Know About Retirement Savings

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According to Wikipedia, Baby Boomers are those who are born between 1946-1964 – meaning they range in age from 46-64 years of age. Retirement is certainly on their minds and they are concerned about how much they need for retirement savings. As baby boomers approach the magical age, there are some pretty important things to […]

How to Grab an Extra $150,000 for Retirement

Personal Finance

Who doesn’t want a little extra cash for retirement?  Of course, we all do.  But since money doesn’t grow on trees we have to find a few ways to create our own money tree. Let’s take a simple look at how easy it could be to grab some extra cash for retirement, but first let’s start […]

Friday Finance Round Up – September 18, 2009

Round Ups

This week’s Round Up includes posts on whether we might be heading for a double dip recession, the comparison of college debt to what grads make starting out, a hilarious parody song called The Government Can, an intriguing look at balancing the federal budget with a mandatory gorilla and a look at the REAL costs of owning a wireless keyboard and mouse.

Do You Make These 4 Common 401k Mistakes?

Personal Finance

We all make mistakes – some of them are just more costly than others. When it comes to our retirement savings there’s a host of mistakes that could cost you. Because companies are shifting the responsibility of retirement on the employees, it’s vital to correct any of these mistakes as quickly as you can. 1. Bad […]

7 Milestone Birthdays That Affect Your Retirement

IRAs

Being unaware of these milestones will cost you money!