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The Secure Act Means Major Changes to the Retirement System

The Secure Act was signed into law on December 20th, 2019, solidifying the most significant changes to the retirement system in over a decade. Though clarification on some of the finer points of the […]

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6 Reasons to Take Your Old 401(k)

Why do individuals leave their retirement plan behind when switching jobs? In most situations, it is for one of two reasons: they didn't know what their options were or they never got around to […]

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What to do after inheriting a retirement account from a parent or relative

If you have just inherited a traditional IRA, SEP IRA, Roth IRA, 401(k) or 403(b) plan from a parent, sibling, or relative, you may be unsure about what your options are and what to do next. As a […]

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Is it always best to max out a 401(k)? Exploring the downside of tax-deferred growth

Updated for 2019. In personal finance, there aren't too many universally applicable hard and fast rules. Although some might reasonably argue that always maxing out annual pre-tax contributions to a […]

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What's the Difference Between a 401(k) and 403(b)?

How is a 403(b) different from a 401(k)?

(Updated for 2019). Although 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans are very similar, there are some key differences between the two. If you recently changed jobs […]

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How to Use a Roth IRA, Even When You Earn Too Much

If you have an old 401(k) or 403(b) retirement plan, now may be a good time to consider converting to a Roth IRA. Diversifying your retirement savings can really pay off down the line for some […]

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Retirement Planning with a 403(b)

Although the 401(k) retirement plan is more common, many Americans have access to a similar employer-sponsored retirement plan called a 403(b) plan. 403(b) plans are generally used for nonprofit […]

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Where to Save After Maxing Out Your 401(k)

Contributing the maximum amount to your 401(k), 403(b), or other employer-sponsored retirement plan should be a goal for many investors. Once you achieve it, the question then becomes: where to […]

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Can I Contribute to More Than One Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan?

Updated for 2020. Can I contribute to more than one retirement plan? This is a common question for individuals that are not employed full-time in their business – independent consulting is a common […]

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Evaluating a 403(b) Rollover

Updated for 2020. If you are a doctor or medical professional, you likely have a 403(b) retirement plan. Before switching hospitals, consider the options for your old 403(b). In most situations, a […]

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