Most people know that they should contribute to their company-sponsored 401(k) retirement fund. However, many people don’t know when they should begin or how much they should contribute to this fantastic saving tool. Here’s what you need to know about contributing to your 401(k).
I’m saving for both retirement and college – my two-year-old daughter’s college. Right about the time she’d be putting her cute little hand out for some college money, I’ll be getting ready to retire. Here’s how I’m saving for two very different goals at the same time.
Is there anything better than free money? I don't think so, either. You're probably wondering how you could come across such a wonderful thing, right? The answer could be as simple as putting a little bit of each paycheck toward a retirement fund, such as a 401(k).
Here are answers to some common questions that young people have about retirement savings, since you’re never too young to start saving for retirement!
When one parent chooses to stay at home, managing the household finances can be tricky. Here are some ways to deal with finance issues between the two of you, so you can keep your household running smoothly and enjoy your extra time with the kids.
When will you be able to retire? That all depends on three factors: how well you’ve been saving, the lifestyle you want upon retiring, and the age you want to stop working. The experts over at CNNMoney recently tried to provide some answers to this big, important question.
If you are self-employed, there are several options available in which you can save for retirement similar to the ways employees with company plans do across the country. Here's more information about the SEP-IRA, Keogh, Defined Benefit Plan, SIMPLE IRA and Solo-401(k).
2012 is around the corner! A new year is a great time to review your finances and make sure you have everything under control. In this post, we give you seven simple tips for getting your personal budget in order for the new year. We also mention fun things like the hit NBC show Parks & Recreation and the Mayan apocalypse!
Feeling tempted to buy a home by the super low interest rates and home prices? You're not sure how to save for the down payment? Check out these tips to help you get started and stay motivated to make your goal of buying a home, a reality.
Think you're too young to start planning for retirement? Think again! Check out the many reasons why (and how) you should start saving now!