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Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
You leave your employer and your retirement plan is left behind. What can you do with it? Today, we'll discuss your options with how to handle your 401k at your old employer.Read More
What is a Roth 401(k)?
A Roth 401(k) can be a great tool to save for retirement. It's not available to everyone though. Your company has to have a 401(k) and they have to enable Roth contributions. We explore more in today's post.Read More
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
Choosing a retirement plan for your business is an important decision. With options like SEP IRAs, SIMPLE IRAs, and 401(k)s, how do you choose? We'll talk about that today.Read More
Is a SIMPLE IRA right for your business?
What retirement plan you choose for your business is very important. If you're just starting out and want to pick a simple one, the SIMPLE IRA might be right for you. We discuss this plan and its characteristics today.Read More
Is a SEP IRA right for your business?
The SEP IRA is a great way for business owners to save for retirement. It's also a great way to help employees save for retirement last well! It comes with some advantages and disadvantages, however.Read More
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)
The individual retirement account, or IRA, is a great way for people to save for retirement. Especially, if they don't have a 401(k), which is typical, through their employer. Let's explore the rules and characteristics of the IRA.Read More
Asset Allocation Best Practices
Asset allocation is how you organize your portfolio with regard to your investments within it, using time horizon, risk tolerance, and investment objective.Read More
What is cash?
I figured if we are going to talk about the first two parts of the asset allocation recipe (stocks, bonds, cash), then we ought to talk about the final part, cash. This will be much shorter than the first two, though, as the concept...Read More
What is a bond?
Before we get into how bonds and stocks are different, let's explore what a bond is and how it works.A bond is a type of investment, like a stock. There are a couple of differences, however. Stocks are considered riskier than bonds...Read More
What is a stock?
What are the technical details of a stock? How do they work? How do you determine if they're right for you? We'll answer some of these questions and others in this week's post.Read More
Business Retirement Plan Guide
This is a guide to the retirement plan options available to businesses, business owners, and individuals. There isn't any fluff. It's the characteristics or each plan, the numbers, and the rules. The "table of contents" below will give...Read More