Articles tagged in 401k

06.13.11

Your Retirement Checklist

Erik Chang

As the baby boomers reach retirement age, many find themselves unprepared for the changes that lie ahead. Planning for the future doesn’t need to be overwhelming. If you are nearing retirement age (or want to start planning ahead), here are a few things to keep in mind as you prepare for and plan your retirement. Make a Will As you

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06.02.11

Savings in America

Stan Reybern

We all know that we’re supposed to save. You have to save for retirement, emergencies, college, large purchases, etc. However, this doesn’t mean that everyone is saving or knows how much they should be saving. During the peak of the housing bubble, the savings rate for Americans dropped to an all time low of .9% – meaning we were saving

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03.15.10

401k the New Angel Investor

anastasia

tweetmeme_url = ‘http://www.billshrink.com/blog/7943/401k-the-new-angel-investor/’; Using a 401k to start or fund a business has been a hotly debated topic among industry leaders. Some glorify their business success stories and the 401k plans that made it all possible. Others criticize the practice as an unstable and risky alternative to creating a business savings. To the opposition, why use an unreliable financial strategy

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