Tuesday , 18 June 2019


Finance

7 Things You Should Know About Your 401(k) Match

When a company matches the money you contribute to your 401(k) plan, up to a certain amount, these matching funds can be a very powerful way to save money over time for retirement and, as such, it's important to take advantage of a company's full 401(k) match if you can. Every company has different policies regarding these matching funds, and things can often be confusing for new investors. Here are some key things to know.

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Tariffs: What Are They & How Do They Impact the Economy & Your Investments?

President Trump recently announced new tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, in a move that got mixed reviews from business and political leaders. The new tariffs would increase levies on aluminum by 10% and steel by 25%. There is much debate about the sensibility of these tariffs, but rather than wade into that morass, let's examine what tariffs are and how they impact the economy and your investments.

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15 Kinds of Insurance Worth Considering

Most people are familiar with the most common kinds of insurance — home, auto, life, and health insurance but there are many additional insurance policies available for things that are probably not covered by your everyday basic policies. Depending on your risk exposure, additional insurance coverage could be worth the cost. Here are some less well known kinds of insurance you might want to consider.

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Make Your Years After Retirement Even More Rewarding Than Your Previous Work Years Were – Here’s How

Most boomers are painfully aware of how badly prepared they are for retirement. Almost half of them have saved virtually nothing for their golden years. The only solution for many is to work full-time to age 70 (and beyond for some) or to transition into part-time employment after their full retirement age. We may not have done a good job of planning for retirement, but we can make the next 15 or 20 years even more rewarding than our previous work lives were. Here's how.

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How Much Do I Need To Retire?

There are all sorts of rules of thumb about saving for retirement but, while they can be helpful as a baseline for setting expectations, you need to make a plan and monitor your progress as you age to be effective in the real world.

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