Thursday , 18 October 2018


Tag Archives: 401k

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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Attention Job-Hoppers: Here’s How To Keep Up With Your Retirement Savings

It's very common these days for young people to move from job to job. The days of sticking with a company for decades and earning a big pension are over. Thankfully, 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts allow workers to switch jobs without losing their retirement savings, but it's still possible for all that job-hopping to disrupt your ability to save. If you do switch jobs regularly, there are some sensible things you can do to ensure that your retirement plan stays on track. Here are 7 things to consider doing.

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Americans: Here’s Help On How To Position Your Portfolio For Tax-Efficient Investing

As the income tax filing deadline f[or U.S. citizens] looms this month, many of us already have an idea of how painful April 15 will (or will not) be. If Uncle Sam took a big bite, it may be worth reviewing for next year’s tax season to see whether you’re doing everything you can to retain the most of your investment income. If you haven’t filed, however, there is still time to open or contribute to an IRA account that may help shrink your taxable income. This article presents 4 questions whose answers could] help position your portfolio for tax-efficient investing and do consider exhausting the limits on the strategies outlined below.

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Secure Your Retirement Starting Now – Here’s How

With people living longer and spending as much as 30 years in retirement, if you want to maintain a moderate standard of living, it is essential to plan your retirement well in advance to secure your golden years. This article outlines 6 ways to do just that. Words: 665

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The PROS and CONS of Borrowing Against Your 401(k)

You should avoid 401(k) hardship withdrawals at all costs and think long and hard before you consider borrowing against your future retirement. With so many people nearing retirement already grossly underfunded such actions are going to prove catastrophic down the line.

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Americans Could Face a Possible 17% Increase in 2013 Federal Income Taxes + Additional Increases in State/Local/Property Taxes! Here's How to Avoid Some of It

...With the fiscal cliff on the horizon — more than $600 billion in spending cuts and tax increases coming January 2 — lawyer and certified public accountant Leon LaBrecque predicts in a Bankrate analysis that Americans could face a 17% increase in their 2013 federal income taxes, in addition to increases in state, local and property taxes and, if the nation slips into another recession, they’ll see a significant dent in their portfolios. [That being said, below are some suggestions on how to minimize such an impact by taking some evasive action before the beginning of the new year.] Words: 576

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Americans: Here's How to Protect Your Retirement Assets From Coming Gov't "Confiscation"

Mandatory IRAs as proposed by the Obama Administration is just the 1st step in stealth nationalization and forced investment of our retirement benefits to support the treasury debt market! [As such,] every American with substantial retirement assets must [begin now to] protect themselves from having to become buyers of last resort for US treasury obligations. [Let me explain.] Words: 6349

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