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

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 retirement account […]

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Can You Save Too Much for Retirement?

With regular headlines reporting on the retirement savings shortfall facing many Americans, it may seem odd to consider whether it’s possible to save too much for retirement. Although this particular […]

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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)?

Although 401(k) and 403(b) retirement plans are very similar, there are some key differences between the two. If you recently changed jobs and aren't sure how […]

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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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Saving for Retirement with a 401(k) Plan

One of the most common ways Americans save for retirement is through a 401(k) plan offered at work. As 401(k) plan assets typically represent a considerable amount of an individuals' retirement […]

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Retirement Planning Strategies for Single Women

Single and unmarried individuals may be accustomed to being completely self-reliant, but when it comes to saving for retirement, it may take some extra planning to stay on track. Unfortunately, most […]

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The Best Ways to Build Wealth

What are the best strategies to build wealth and a comfortable lifestyle for you and your loved ones? The answer isn't sexy or complicated. The best way to build wealth and create financial security […]

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The Mistake 85% of Americans May Be Making with Their Retirement Savings

In 2015, an estimated 54 million Americans were actively participating in a 401(k) plan at work. However, according to a 2014 study by Aon Hewett, only 15% of them had rebalanced their portfolio. Why […]

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SEP IRA vs Solo 401(k)

Updated for 2018. Self-employed business owners have a few options when it comes to saving for retirement. The most common retirement plans for small business owners are the SEP IRA and Solo 401(k), […]

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