What Do I Do With My 401(k) When Leaving My Job?

Retirement?  Onto the next great adventure? Kicked to the curb? Leaving your job can be filled with emotions no matter the reason. You’ve worked hard and diligently contributed to your 401(k). The next move you make can have a significant impact on your retirement success. It’s incredibly important to know and educate yourself on your…

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How Much Should You Contribute to Your Retirement?

The Contribution Challenge Figuring out how much you should contribute to your retirement can be challenging. Because there are so many different plans with a lot of different rules. You have 401(k)s, 403(b)s, Profit Sharing Plans and the list goes on. The question that stays the same is, “how much you need to save for…

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4 401(k) Mistakes to Avoid

Do you have a 401(k) plan at work? Are you doing everything you can to save toward your retirement? Plans usually have a matching contribution. In case you were wondering, that’s free money. I suppose nothing in life is truly free, but in this case, what you have to do to get what’s free, is…

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4 Portfolio Strategies

There are many different portfolio strategies out there today making the decision which one to choose challenging.  It’s also one of the most important decisions that can have a big impact on reaching your goals.  I’ll give you a few ideas to think about and the reasons why you may want to consider one over…

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401K Savings on the Rise But Is it Enough to Retire

401K Savings Are on the Rise In this past week amid a slew of earnings reports, an FOMC meeting and lots of economic numbers, Fidelity Investments released a new report on retirement savings. Compiled from the data of 13 million active and retired employees over 21,000 retirement plans, it included good news and provided a…

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Financial Planning for Retirement

Is retirement a right or luxury? The goal for many working Americans is to retire, but some would like to retire earlier. What’s a reasonable retirement age?  45, 50, 55, 60, 70 never? Of course, that’s up to you — if you’re willing to work hard. Retiring early or achieving your financial independence can be…

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